The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role 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 Platform Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 113 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.100% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.060% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1909 1664 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.40% 94.98% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1127 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 58
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Platform Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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 -17 2 £320 -1.53% 2
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title 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 with Platform Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title 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 with Platform Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle