The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

Benchmarking
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 104 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -7.27% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £13.00

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 957 1337 1318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 89.01% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 949 974
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Leeds

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cognitive Science
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (33.33%) Games

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
1 3 (100.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Cognitive Science
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture