Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 68 55 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 4.63% 2.45% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 2.78% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 69
Median daily rate £550 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.60% +4.71% +16.44%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £293
90th Percentile £649 £603 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £501 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +21.70% -3.24% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.60 £48.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.68% +50.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23.90 £48.00 £30.50
90th Percentile £27.29 £48.00 £33.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.30 £48.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -36.88% +50.00% +6.67%

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 1,300 1,981 2,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.44% 88.36% 87.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1,387 1,519
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £618 £575 £542
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 44
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.71% -50.56% +201.89%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £13.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.91 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% +2.33% +20.69%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Public Sector
3 17 (25.00%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.53%) Migration
5 13 (19.12%) ERP
6 12 (17.65%) Azure
7 10 (14.71%) Linux
7 10 (14.71%) Java
7 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) Ansible
9 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle
10 7 (10.29%) SQL
10 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
11 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.82%) Legal
11 6 (8.82%) VMware
12 5 (7.35%) Clustering
12 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
12 5 (7.35%) C#

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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.94%) Mendix
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Exstream
3 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Azure
2 5 (7.35%) AWS
2 5 (7.35%) GCP
3 4 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (4.41%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) DNS
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.41%) Power BI
4 2 (2.94%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.47%) DTS
5 1 (1.47%) Impala
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.47%) Appium
5 1 (1.47%) ERwin
5 1 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 19 (27.94%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.82%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Architect
2 14 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Tester
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Project Assistant
7 2 (2.94%) Project Support Assistant
7 2 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Flash
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.94%) BYOD
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Solaris
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) CentOS
4 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.94%) Windows
6 1 (1.47%) VME
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Project Management
3 16 (23.53%) Migration
4 13 (19.12%) ERP
5 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) BDD
9 5 (7.35%) DevOps
9 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
10 4 (5.88%) UML
10 4 (5.88%) Workflow
11 3 (4.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) COBOL
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PMO
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) HDFS
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Ansible
2 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.41%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.41%) Salt
4 2 (2.94%) Ambari
4 2 (2.94%) Grafana
4 2 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.94%) MaaS360
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 2 (2.94%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.94%) OpenText
6 2 (2.94%) OutSystems
6 2 (2.94%) Ping Identity
6 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) Sparx
7 1 (1.47%) Xamarin