Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 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.

Acceptance Criteria
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.27% 1.40% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.65% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Halifax median daily rate £375 - £396
West Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -18.89% +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Acceptance Criteria is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139 121 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 87.97% 84.62% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 108
Halifax median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £250 £286 £296
90th Percentile £518 £675 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Halifax median hourly rate £16.25 - £8.83
10th Percentile £16.13 - £8.42
90th Percentile £16.38 - £9.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +40.00% -18.03%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Halifax

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (100.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#