Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 90 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +27
Contract jobs citing High Availability 57 41 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.28% 1.92% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.17% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 71
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £374 £410 £325
90th Percentile £473 £488 £494
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 2,249 1,893 2,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.14% 88.79% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,576 1,327 1,898
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 39
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +28.71% -7.08%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £17.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.00
% change year-on-year +24.98% +7.15% -14.75%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Pair Programming
4 16 (28.07%) Linux
4 16 (28.07%) Open Source
5 15 (26.32%) Scala
5 15 (26.32%) MySQL
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.81%) Degree
7 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.05%) RESTful
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 10 (17.54%) BDD
10 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
10 10 (17.54%) F5
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) Docker
10 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 9 (15.79%) Oracle
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco
11 9 (15.79%) WAN
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification

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 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Force.com
2 6 (10.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
4 2 (3.51%) PaaS
4 2 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) MPLS
1 9 (15.79%) WAN
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 5 (8.77%) VoIP
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) HTTP
8 2 (3.51%) VPN
9 1 (1.75%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) HSRP
9 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.75%) IPsec
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
9 1 (1.75%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) MySQL
2 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
5 5 (8.77%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) JIRA
3 5 (8.77%) JUnit
4 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.51%) ProC
6 1 (1.75%) Mockito
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Scala Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) PHP Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) RESTful
2 7 (12.28%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) JSON
3 6 (10.53%) REST
3 6 (10.53%) SOAP
3 6 (10.53%) Visualforce
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) Grails
4 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.77%) Spring
5 3 (5.26%) jQuery
5 3 (5.26%) LAMP
5 3 (5.26%) Redux
5 3 (5.26%) Symfony
6 2 (3.51%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) Node.js
6 2 (3.51%) OC4J
6 2 (3.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.28%) Clustering
4 6 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.51%) CMDB
7 2 (3.51%) PKI
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Unix
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Open Source
3 16 (28.07%) Pair Programming
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) BDD
7 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) API Development
9 6 (10.53%) API Integration
9 6 (10.53%) CRM
9 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.53%) Email Marketing
9 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 6 (10.53%) OO
9 6 (10.53%) OOP
9 6 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) Scala
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Apex Code
5 6 (10.53%) PHP
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) SOQL
6 5 (8.77%) Groovy
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VBScript
9 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) CCIP
5 5 (8.77%) CCSP
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCA
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) CCSA
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
8 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.51%) XenServer
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.51%) Marathon
3 2 (3.51%) Mesos
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.51%) Salt
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) F5
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (10.53%) Splunk
5 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.02%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Civica
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.51%) Brocade
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) CommVault
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) NetApp