Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 55 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 +37 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 104 139 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.44% 3.82% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.43% 27.31% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% -5.63% +19.40%
10th Percentile £286 £213 £263
90th Percentile £551 £494 £536
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.27% -2.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £22.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.06% -30.24% +48.13%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.58 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +19.85% -59.21% +142.50%

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 409 509 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.53% 13.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 276 433
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £256
90th Percentile £553 £565 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £10.70
90th Percentile £40.00 £17.50 £35.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
% change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 90 £425 +9.68% 28
Bradford +12 5 £320 +72.97%
Pontefract - 3 - - 1
Wakefield -5 1 £450 +200.00% 3
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Project Management
3 22 (21.15%) Finance
3 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (17.31%) User Experience
6 16 (15.38%) Scrum
7 15 (14.42%) Change Management
8 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 12 (11.54%) SQL
10 11 (10.58%) C#
10 11 (10.58%) NHS
10 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.58%) Coaching
11 10 (9.62%) Data Quality
11 10 (9.62%) Usability Testing
11 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.65%) ITIL
12 9 (8.65%) Python
12 9 (8.65%) Market Research
13 8 (7.69%) Psychology
13 8 (7.69%) HTML
13 8 (7.69%) Master's Degree
13 8 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
14 7 (6.73%) Analytics
14 7 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (6.73%) Ethnography

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 (3.85%) SAS
2 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.85%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.96%) InVision
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.96%) SPSS
6 1 (0.96%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.96%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
1 1 (0.96%) PaaS
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (1.92%) Broadband
2 2 (1.92%) SMS
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Big Data
3 5 (4.81%) GIS
4 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) MS Access
6 2 (1.92%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.92%) Selenium
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.96%) Grunt
2 1 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.96%) Mocha
2 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.96%) Protractor
2 1 (0.96%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Electronics
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Local Government
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 12 (11.54%) Architect
2 12 (11.54%) Developer
3 10 (9.62%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Senior Manager
3 10 (9.62%) User Researcher
4 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
5 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Designer
5 5 (4.81%) Tester
5 5 (4.81%) User Experience Researcher
6 4 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.88%) Data Architect
7 3 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
3 5 (4.81%) CSS
4 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.85%) HTML5
4 4 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (3.85%) Node.js
5 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.88%) React
6 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.96%) Chai
7 1 (0.96%) Dropwizard
7 1 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (17.31%) User Experience
3 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.58%) NHS
5 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.81%) Blog
6 5 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.81%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.88%) PMI
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.96%) IVR
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Linux
1 2 (1.92%) Windows
1 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Project Management
3 16 (15.38%) Scrum
4 15 (14.42%) Change Management
5 13 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.58%) Coaching
6 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
7 10 (9.62%) Usability Testing
8 9 (8.65%) ITIL
8 9 (8.65%) Market Research
8 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (7.69%) Psychology
10 7 (6.73%) Analytics
10 7 (6.73%) Data Integration
10 7 (6.73%) Ethnography
10 7 (6.73%) Process Management
10 7 (6.73%) Prototyping
10 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.54%) SQL
3 11 (10.58%) C#
4 9 (8.65%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) Java
5 6 (5.77%) Perl
5 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) Scala
6 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Master's Degree
2 7 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.81%) CISSP
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.85%) CISM
4 4 (3.85%) HND
4 4 (3.85%) ISEB
5 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.88%) PMP
5 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) CCNP
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 2 (1.92%) MCSE
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.92%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.96%) CCDP
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) HL7
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) SAP
3 5 (4.81%) CA
3 5 (4.81%) HP
3 5 (4.81%) Splunk
4 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.88%) Tableau
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco
5 2 (1.92%) Cognos
5 2 (1.92%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) Informatica
6 1 (0.96%) Qualys
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.96%) Siebel
6 1 (0.96%) Symantec
6 1 (0.96%) Talend
6 1 (0.96%) Trend Micro