Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 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.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 73 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 -31 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 62 109 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.22% 3.20% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.61% 25.12% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 75
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £272
90th Percentile £525 £531 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £37.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +7.76% +185.54%
10th Percentile £19.88 £28.50 £34.57
90th Percentile £45.03 £41.00 £41.67
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £26.12
% change year-on-year +6.25% +53.14% +100.92%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 352 434 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.60% 12.76% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 248 201
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.54%
10th Percentile £219 £259 £265
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +23.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.00 £39.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.43 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.72% - +16.81%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in West Yorkshire

Degree
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 Degree within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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 0 53 £413 -2.94% 12
Bradford -10 4 £333 -30.00% 1
Wetherby - 2 £383 -
Wakefield -3 1 - - 1
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (19.35%) Master's Degree
6 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
7 11 (17.74%) Statistics
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.74%) Python
8 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.13%) Project Management
8 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (14.52%) Visualisation
9 9 (14.52%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (14.52%) Tableau
9 9 (14.52%) Google
9 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.52%) Java
9 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (12.90%) DevOps
10 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.29%) Analytics
11 7 (11.29%) Billing
11 7 (11.29%) SAP
11 7 (11.29%) C
11 7 (11.29%) C++

Degree
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 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.45%) SAS
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.84%) SPSS
5 2 (3.23%) Stata
6 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.06%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.61%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) NAS
2 1 (1.61%) PBX
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) SMTP
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) VoIP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Power BI
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.45%) Big Data
2 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.45%) Impala
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Zeppelin
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) CMake
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Billing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) General Ledger
5 4 (6.45%) Social Science
6 3 (4.84%) Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.23%) Marketing
7 2 (3.23%) Publishing
8 1 (1.61%) Electronics
8 1 (1.61%) Law
8 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) Designer
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
4 4 (6.45%) Data Scientist
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Tester
5 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Designer
6 2 (3.23%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (3.23%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) CSS
2 4 (6.45%) D3.js
2 4 (6.45%) ggplot
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) GraphQL
4 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.23%) GStreamer
4 2 (3.23%) Kafka
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) pytest
4 2 (3.23%) React
4 2 (3.23%) Redux
4 2 (3.23%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (1.61%) LAMP
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.23%) Pricing Data
5 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.74%) Statistics
6 10 (16.13%) Project Management
7 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.52%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (14.52%) Visualisation
8 8 (12.90%) DevOps
8 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Accounts Payable
9 7 (11.29%) Analytics
10 6 (9.68%) Change Management
10 6 (9.68%) Scrum
11 5 (8.06%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 5 (8.06%) Data Analytics
11 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) C
5 7 (11.29%) C++
6 5 (8.06%) Perl
7 4 (6.45%) C#
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.61%) Korn
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Master's Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) ACCA
5 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.23%) CIMA
5 2 (3.23%) CISA
5 2 (3.23%) RIBA
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) CIPD
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) GIAC
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Dublin Core
1 2 (3.23%) GDPR
1 2 (3.23%) P3O
1 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Google
2 9 (14.52%) Tableau
3 7 (11.29%) SAP
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) VMware