Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Short Message Service (SMS)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.53% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Derbyshire median daily rate £313 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £387 £335 -
% change year-on-year +15.60% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 73 77 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 19.41% 15.37% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 55
Derbyshire median daily rate £333 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -9.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £100 £99 £213
90th Percentile £500 £407 £523
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% -15.38% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Derbyshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.20 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.97% +55.62% -68.53%
10th Percentile £10.63 £13.31 £8.69
90th Percentile £17.62 £15.72 £11.66
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.13
% change year-on-year +11.83% -8.36% +2.54%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Derbyshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SMS in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Derbyshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Derbyshire

SMS
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £313 -
SMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA