The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 127 140 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Median daily rate £450 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £414 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +22.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
Benchmarking
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
2389 2416 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.29% 82.60% 76.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1694 1169
Median daily rate £425 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 54
Median hourly rate £17.38 £15.39 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South Yorkshire +5 7 £525 -
West Yorkshire +1 7 £375 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Multicast
4 7 (41.18%) KVM
4 7 (41.18%) FCoE
4 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (41.18%) NAS
4 7 (41.18%) SRDF
4 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Solaris
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) NFS
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) EMC
4 7 (41.18%) Intel
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) NetApp
4 7 (41.18%) Xen
4 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Middleware
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Adobe
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle HTTP Server

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (35.29%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) FCoE
1 7 (41.18%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (41.18%) iSCSI
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) Multicast
1 7 (41.18%) NAS
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 6 (35.29%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Designer
2 6 (35.29%) UX Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Rendezvous
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (35.29%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Auditing
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
1 7 (41.18%) KVM
1 7 (41.18%) NFS
1 7 (41.18%) SRDF
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (41.18%) Xen
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) EMC
1 7 (41.18%) Intel
1 7 (41.18%) NetApp
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Adobe
2 6 (35.29%) DataSynapse
2 6 (35.29%) Google
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 6 (35.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat