The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 94 91 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.060% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 4.08% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£300 £314 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -33.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £488
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
123 98 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.37% 6.48% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 44
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £17.10 £17.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
COBIT
Yorkshire

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

COBIT
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 1 £300 -4.38%
COBIT
Yorkshire

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) FatWire
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) FatWire
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce