The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 99 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.047% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-63.80% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1726 1524 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.01% 72.12% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 830 981
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 55
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.25 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +117.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Benchmarking
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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
West Yorkshire - 11 £438 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) SEO
1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
1 9 (56.25%) Copywriting
2 8 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Content Management
2 8 (50.00%) Legal
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) MS Access
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) SPSS
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) Stata
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (43.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Content Editor
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Content Manager
4 1 (6.25%) NHS Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Copywriting
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (6.25%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SEO
1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 8 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience Design
6 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle