The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard 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 Orchard over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Orchard 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 £163 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-63.88% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £23.50
Orchard
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
699 610 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.83% 40.26% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 323 285
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 31
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.02 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Orchard
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Orchard 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 Orchard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery