The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 73 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Internet 50 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.44% 1.54% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.76% 10.99% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 21
Average daily rate £434 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+30.73% +7.14%
Internet
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 282 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.35% 14.01% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 110
Average daily rate £400 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 3
Average hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Internet
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 Internet within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 34 £425 +14.86% 7
Halifax +4 4 £443 +51.93%
Bradford +14 2 £352 +40.95% 1
Wakefield -1 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Internet
Yorkshire

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 32 (39.51%) Firewall
2 31 (38.27%) Windows
3 28 (34.57%) Linux
4 25 (30.86%) Unix
5 23 (28.40%) Java
5 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
6 22 (27.16%) F5
7 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.69%) HTML
8 19 (23.46%) Cisco
9 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.75%) MongoDB
9 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
10 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
11 14 (17.28%) Finance
12 13 (16.05%) DNS
13 12 (14.81%) MySQL
13 12 (14.81%) Apache
13 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.58%) Server Building
14 11 (13.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (13.58%) Redis
14 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
14 11 (13.58%) IIS
14 11 (13.58%) Python
14 11 (13.58%) VMware
15 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (12.35%) Ruby
15 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
15 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) IIS
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.11%) nginx
4 6 (7.41%) Node.js
5 3 (3.70%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.23%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.47%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) IaaS
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) Firewall
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) DMZ
4 9 (11.11%) SSL
5 8 (9.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (9.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (9.88%) Intranet
5 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.64%) HTTP
6 7 (8.64%) VPN
7 6 (7.41%) Extranet
8 5 (6.17%) BGP
8 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
8 5 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (6.17%) EIGRP
8 5 (6.17%) LAN
8 5 (6.17%) MPLS
8 5 (6.17%) OSPF
9 4 (4.94%) FWSM
9 4 (4.94%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.81%) MySQL
3 11 (13.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (13.58%) Redis
4 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.41%) Big Data
8 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.94%) Informix
10 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.47%) Hudson
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Games
2 7 (8.64%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Architect
2 17 (20.99%) Technical Architect
3 10 (12.35%) Developer
4 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Support
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (8.64%) Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Digital Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.17%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) REST
3 9 (11.11%) JSON
4 8 (9.88%) .NET
5 7 (8.64%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.17%) Django
7 5 (6.17%) jQuery
7 5 (6.17%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.70%) LAMP
8 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.70%) Spring
9 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.47%) Flash
9 2 (2.47%) HTML5
9 2 (2.47%) WAP
9 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.17%) User Experience
5 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.94%) Clustering
5 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.94%) IBM XIV
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) RIA
7 2 (2.47%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 2 (2.47%) VLE
7 2 (2.47%) W3C
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Linux
3 25 (30.86%) Unix
4 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.35%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Android
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
2 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Server Building
4 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.64%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.41%) High Availability
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 5 (6.17%) ITIL
7 5 (6.17%) Machine Learning
7 5 (6.17%) SIEM
7 5 (6.17%) Software Architecture
7 5 (6.17%) Web Development
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.94%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (3.70%) BDD
9 3 (3.70%) OO
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.70%) Scrum
9 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
4 10 (12.35%) Ruby
5 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.64%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) R
7 5 (6.17%) Scala
7 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.23%) C#
9 1 (1.23%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.11%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.70%) CCIE
5 3 (3.70%) CISSP
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) CCDE
6 2 (2.47%) CCSP
6 2 (2.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) CEH
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Firmware
3 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.94%) vCloud
5 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Docker
6 1 (1.23%) HDFS
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) Xen
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.17%) StatsD
3 4 (4.94%) Cacti
3 4 (4.94%) Graphite
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) Opsview
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) Salt
4 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.47%) Ansible
5 2 (2.47%) Grafana
5 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.23%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) F5
2 19 (23.46%) Cisco
3 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 9 (11.11%) Oracle
5 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.17%) Apigee
7 5 (6.17%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) Mashery
7 5 (6.17%) Tableau
7 5 (6.17%) Teradata
8 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 3 (3.70%) Lotus
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 3 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.70%) Veritas
10 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds