Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

High Availability
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 88 105
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 20 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.88% 2.40% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.74% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 45
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £349 £291 £313
90th Percentile £520 £488 £514
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
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 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Clustering
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.00%) Puppet
7 3 (15.00%) F5
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (10.00%) CFEngine
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) Jenkins

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 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Bigtable
2 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Grails
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) CFEngine
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) F5
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
2 2 (10.00%) Sun
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau