The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 103 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £264 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £440 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £301 £284
% change year-on-year +8.15% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £25.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.37% +26.25%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1331 1944 1900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.22% 96.09% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 1351 1188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 79
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +15 4 £350 +7.60% 6
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Automation

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com