The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 16 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Micro Focus.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 128 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.038% 0.095% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1170 908 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.55% 43.07% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 424 527
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 74 59
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.95 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Micro Focus
England

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Micro Focus
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Micro Focus Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Micro Focus
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 Micro Focus within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -17 1 - - 1
Micro Focus
England

Micro Focus
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BEA