The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills 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 WFM over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 99 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1424 1218 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.84% 77.48% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 760 503
Average daily rate £375 £338 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.74 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £141.25 £146.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) RNC
2 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (66.67%) SDH
2 10 (66.67%) UMTS
2 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 10 (66.67%) SLA
2 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 10 (66.67%) ATM
2 10 (66.67%) GSM
2 10 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (66.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) VCP4
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) PBX
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Python

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WFM 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 WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SDH
1 10 (66.67%) UMTS
1 10 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 10 (66.67%) ATM
1 10 (66.67%) GSM
1 10 (66.67%) RNC
1 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Genesys Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
1 4 (26.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 10 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (6.67%) Verint
2 1 (6.67%) Nortel
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Genesys