The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Rackspace.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 0.29% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
568 693 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.72% 36.40% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 450 411
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 21
Median hourly rate £10.31 £13.00 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% -8.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Rackspace Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
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 Rackspace within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +16 13 £365 -2.66% 2
Rackspace
Yorkshire

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) Google
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
1 12 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (78.57%) IaaS
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Ansible
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Python
3 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 10 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (71.43%) Grunt
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
3 10 (71.43%) SaltStack
3 10 (71.43%) Salt
3 10 (71.43%) CSS3
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) Docker
4 9 (64.29%) LAMP
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services

Rackspace
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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
4 1 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (78.57%) IaaS
3 10 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (57.14%) Loggly
4 8 (57.14%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (7.14%) Heroku
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) Riak
4 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (35.71%) HBase
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Grunt
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.14%) GoCD
4 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) LAMP
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (28.57%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
7 3 (21.43%) Kafka
7 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
8 2 (14.29%) Google Maps API
8 2 (14.29%) RSS
8 2 (14.29%) WAMP
8 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CoreOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) Go
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
8 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Docker
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) HDFS
3 5 (35.71%) VirtualBox
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 11 (78.57%) Ansible
3 10 (71.43%) Salt
4 8 (57.14%) Nagios
4 8 (57.14%) ZABBIX
5 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
6 1 (7.14%) Packer
6 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Google
2 10 (71.43%) SaltStack
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) New Relic
4 8 (57.14%) Splunk
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft