Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 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.

Project Delivery
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -33
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 33 52 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 4.76% 2.82% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 3.20% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 68
Median daily rate £525 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.70% +10.65%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £268
90th Percentile £650 £583 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.60 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.76% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.30 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.66% +55.17% -

Project Delivery 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 609 1,625 2,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.75% 88.17% 90.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 1,142 1,581
Median daily rate £453 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £298 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 45
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +33.40%
10th Percentile £15.36 £13.50 £11.71
90th Percentile £45.60 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £22.29 £18.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.26% +3.31% +25.63%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in Leeds

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in Leeds

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in Leeds over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in Leeds

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 Project Delivery.

1 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) JIRA
6 7 (21.21%) GCP
6 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.21%) AWS
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 6 (18.18%) Spring
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
8 5 (15.15%) SSL
8 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.15%) JUnit
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) Maven
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat

Project Delivery
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 (15.15%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (15.15%) Confluence
1 5 (15.15%) Mule
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) AWS
1 7 (21.21%) GCP
2 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 5 (15.15%) npm
2 5 (15.15%) Slack
3 4 (12.12%) Azure
4 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (15.15%) SSL
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Power BI
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Mockito
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Housing Association
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Administrator
3 2 (6.06%) Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
3 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Statistical Data Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Enzyme
2 5 (15.15%) Express
2 5 (15.15%) Jest
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) Redux
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
2 5 (15.15%) WireMock
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) JSTL
4 1 (3.03%) OSGi
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) BYOD
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) VME
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (15.15%) Kanban
8 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
8 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) ES6
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) COBOL
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) MaaS360
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) AppDynamics
2 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
2 5 (15.15%) F5
2 5 (15.15%) Splunk
3 3 (9.09%) Remedy
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Ping Identity
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow