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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
England / Yorkshire
Rank 126 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.035% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.044% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £525 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +162.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £20.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+375.00% -52.38%

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
1811 2298 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.43% 81.29% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 1520 1397
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) VMware