The 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 147 121
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.034% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.61% -15.14%
Freedom of Information
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
896 774 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.62% 26.44% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 488 411
Average daily rate £400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 40
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £10.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) TYPO3
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) Liferay
3 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (16.67%) TWiki

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (16.67%) Foswiki
1 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) Liferay
1 1 (16.67%) Magnolia
1 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
1 1 (16.67%) TWiki
1 1 (16.67%) TYPO3
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Communications Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe