Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 129 145
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.090% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 1.22% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Leeds median daily rate £750 - £428
10th Percentile £725 - £414
90th Percentile £775 - £441
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £514
% change year-on-year -5.26% -7.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

BIG-IP 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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 225 328 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.14% 14.01% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 193 272
Leeds median daily rate £438 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -3.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £275
90th Percentile £603 £563 £557
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.52% -37.21% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £28.75 £60.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Leeds

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Varnish
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Kotlin
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

BIG-IP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Kotlin
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5