The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 111 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.098% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.11% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £375 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -65.33%
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1705 1750 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.58% 85.62% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1129 978
Median daily rate £425 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.45 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the West Yorkshire region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the West Yorkshire region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 3 £375 - 2
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (60.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM