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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - 143 126
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.097% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £493 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £30.83 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+208.14% -18.43%
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
1967 2576 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.72% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1725 1324
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) NFS
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
1 8 (66.67%) Intel
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
1 8 (66.67%) NetApp
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
1 8 (66.67%) Xen
1 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (66.67%) SRDF
1 8 (66.67%) NAS
1 8 (66.67%) FCoE
1 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (66.67%) Multicast
1 8 (66.67%) KVM
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (41.67%) Finance

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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) FCoE
1 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) Multicast
1 8 (66.67%) NAS
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Rendezvous
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (66.67%) KVM
1 8 (66.67%) NFS
1 8 (66.67%) SRDF
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (66.67%) Xen
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
1 8 (66.67%) Intel
1 8 (66.67%) NetApp
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) DataSynapse
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase
2 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 2 (16.67%) Google