The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 96 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.091% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1453 2069 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.40% 94.22% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 1363 1121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 72
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.30 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £42.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +19 2 £550 +71.87% 2
Bradford - 1 £425 -
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Platform Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Xen

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GoCD
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HDFS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Packer
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) VMware