The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT 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 COBIT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 114 105
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
142 203 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.01% 10.30% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 131 113
Median daily rate £418 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £16.62 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £19.95 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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