The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT 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 COBIT over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 126 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing COBIT 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.044% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.78% 0.80% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£335 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% -33.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
169 125 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.46% 5.44% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 85
Average daily rate £339 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £25.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

COBIT Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COBIT
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 COBIT within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -13 2 £335 +48.88% 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COBIT 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 COBIT.

1 9 (81.82%) CMMI
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) Law
5 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
6 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
7 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) CISA
7 2 (18.18%) CISM
7 2 (18.18%) SSL
7 2 (18.18%) CISSP
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COBIT 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 COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
1 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Head of Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) Ajax
1 7 (63.64%) HTML5
1 7 (63.64%) REST
1 7 (63.64%) CSS3
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) CMMI
2 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
1 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CHFI
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat