The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 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.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.24% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £406
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 149 198 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.75% 9.66% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 137 209
Median daily rate £414 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £11.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.05% -20.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.34 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £15.00 £77.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing COBIT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in West Yorkshire

COBIT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBIT in West Yorkshire