Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Cognitive Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognitive Science over the 6 months to 20 September 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.

Cognitive Science
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 152 167
Contract jobs citing Cognitive Science 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.035% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.040% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.45% -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £413 £388
% change year-on-year - +6.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Cognitive Science 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,103 2,525 3,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.73% 87.34% 88.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,722 2,364
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £282
90th Percentile £550 £545 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +7.17% -2.54%
10th Percentile £11.09 £8.42 £10.19
90th Percentile £30.80 £27.50 £21.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.61% -2.07% +4.50%

Cognitive Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cognitive Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cognitive Science in West Yorkshire

Cognitive Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognitive Science in West Yorkshire