Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Microsoft Skype
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 133 148
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -19
Contract jobs citing Skype 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 0.76% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Leeds median daily rate £363 - £319
10th Percentile £135 - £307
90th Percentile £499 - £336
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £275 £363
% change year-on-year +31.82% -24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 263 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.59% 12.36% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 247
Leeds median daily rate £469 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £291
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.36% +5.00% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Leeds median hourly rate £33.75 £26.63 £10.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.72% +151.25% -61.45%
10th Percentile £15.03 £19.60 £10.20
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.39 £20.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.83 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -21.97% +58.33% -58.06%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Leeds

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Leeds

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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 Skype.

1 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Docker
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) PMO
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Windows

Skype
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 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
2 1 (7.14%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
1 3 (21.43%) Microservices
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.14%) Autodesk