The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services 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 Micro Focus 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Micro Focus.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £260
% change year-on-year
- +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
691 693 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.40% 45.83% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 342 451
Average daily rate £338 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 46
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Yorkshire

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Micro Focus
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BEA

Micro Focus
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 Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BEA