Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 9 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.98% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £610 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.26% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £575 £455
% change year-on-year -8.70% +26.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

SFIA 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 796 733 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.99% 84.35% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 402 685
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £570 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £29.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.19% +33.42% +58.56%
10th Percentile £9.31 £15.31 £11.94
90th Percentile £27.00 £47.23 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +2.21%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing SFIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in South Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SFIA in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in South Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in South Yorkshire

SFIA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SFIA within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 9 £462 -24.26%
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SFIA.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (22.22%) Epics
4 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Terraform
4 2 (22.22%) Data Lake

SFIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) HBase
2 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
3 1 (11.11%) Blockchain
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
1 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Epics
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Grafana
3 1 (11.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) Informatica
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau