Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Application Support
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 149 142
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.31% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -26.92% +124.14%
10th Percentile £234 £216 £263
90th Percentile £355 £249 £428
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.57% +115.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -24.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,923 3,097 4,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.15% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,996 1,989 2,675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £257
90th Percentile £548 £538 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 117 171
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -10.71% +12.72%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.14 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.16 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Leeds +9 7 £313 +31.58% 10
Bradford - 1 £275 -
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) GDPR
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) SystmOne
4 1 (11.11%) Chat Support
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SystmOne
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Chat Support
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix