Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 16 November 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.

High Availability
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 113 81
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32 +26
Contract jobs citing High Availability 34 23 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 1.03% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.17% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 40
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £371 £305
90th Percentile £620 £518 £490
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £455
% change year-on-year - -6.59% +19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £12.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25

High Availability 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,099 1,959 2,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.19% 87.57% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,464 1,396 1,595
Leeds median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +48.15% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.94 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.08 £40.00 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.58 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.64% +0.52% -3.33%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Leeds

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 Leeds region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) Pair Programming
3 12 (35.29%) Scala
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source
6 9 (26.47%) MySQL
6 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) Firewall
8 7 (20.59%) BDD
8 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
8 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
9 6 (17.65%) Splunk
9 6 (17.65%) F5
9 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco
9 6 (17.65%) CCNP
9 6 (17.65%) MPLS
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) WAN

High Availability
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 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Force.com
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 5 (14.71%) BGP
4 5 (14.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.71%) Couchbase
4 5 (14.71%) CouchDB
4 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Redis
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.88%) ProC
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Scala Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (14.71%) DBA
5 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Azure Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Grails
1 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (14.71%) RESTful
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) Visualforce
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) OC4J
4 1 (2.94%) GraphQL
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Pair Programming
2 12 (35.29%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) Open Source
4 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) Network Design
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (8.82%) API Development
8 3 (8.82%) API Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Scala
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Groovy
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) Apex Code
6 3 (8.82%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) SOQL
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Go
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (11.76%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCA
6 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCIP
7 1 (2.94%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
1 2 (5.88%) Terraform
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) F5
2 6 (17.65%) Splunk
3 5 (14.71%) Dell
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Civica
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp