The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 136 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.30% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.39% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£407 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.07% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.19 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -64.25%
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England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
South Yorkshire -7 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -28 1 £513 +86.54% 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) NHS Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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