The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 124 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.049% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £525
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.70
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 401 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.95% 19.53% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 208 201
Average daily rate £325 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
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 Freedom of Information within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 5 £345 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information.

1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
1 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (72.73%) Back Office
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Information Management
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
7 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
7 1 (9.09%) CISSP
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (72.73%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Procurement Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (45.45%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (9.09%) Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (72.73%) Information Management
2 8 (72.73%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001