The table below looks at the statistics for WFM 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 WFM over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 136 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs citing WFM 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£475 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.11 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+177.76% +30.00%
WFM
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
2377 1767 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.47% 76.07% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1101 847
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.99% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.23 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WFM
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 WFM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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 -25 5 £475 +111.11%
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (41.67%) RNC
2 5 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (41.67%) Ericsson
2 5 (41.67%) ATM
2 5 (41.67%) GSM
2 5 (41.67%) SDH
2 5 (41.67%) UMTS
2 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 3 (25.00%) PBX
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 3 (25.00%) IVR
4 2 (16.67%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) Genesys
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ERP

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing WFM 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 WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Mingle
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
1 5 (41.67%) GSM
1 5 (41.67%) SDH
1 5 (41.67%) UMTS
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) RNC
1 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) DPNSS
4 1 (8.33%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Redmine
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Online Betting
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Ericsson
1 5 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Genesys
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Verint
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft