Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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.

Academic Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -36 +16 +35
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.99% 4.42% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.18% 33.24% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 103
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £262 £255 £313
90th Percentile £504 £558 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.24 £11.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.36% +63.54% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £11.15
% change year-on-year +122.22% +61.43% -55.40%

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 382 373 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.44% 13.30% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 226 427
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £258 £250
90th Percentile £571 £538 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58% +14.81%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.38 £10.40
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.97 £39.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £18.94 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.54% +22.18% +14.81%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 -35 83 £406 +6.91% 52
Bradford -4 5 £540 +2.86% 4
Wakefield -4 2 £155 -27.91% 4
Pontefract - 2 - - 1
Halifax -1 1 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - - 4
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) ITIL
3 25 (25.00%) Python
3 25 (25.00%) Splunk
3 25 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (23.00%) CA
4 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
5 22 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 20 (20.00%) Perl
7 15 (15.00%) User Experience
8 14 (14.00%) Decision-Making
9 13 (13.00%) Service Design
10 12 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (12.00%) SQL
10 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.00%) HTML
10 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.00%) Finance
10 12 (12.00%) Usability Testing
11 11 (11.00%) Psychology
11 11 (11.00%) Market Research
11 11 (11.00%) Project Management
11 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (10.00%) CSS
12 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 9 (9.00%) UX Design

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 7 (7.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) Mule
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.00%) InVision
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP APO
1 3 (3.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Force.com
1 5 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) Power BI
2 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.00%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.00%) MS Access
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
3 3 (3.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (12.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Consultant
2 11 (11.00%) Designer
2 11 (11.00%) Developer
2 11 (11.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 11 (11.00%) User Researcher
3 6 (6.00%) Splunk Specialist
4 4 (4.00%) Interaction Designer
4 4 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 3 (3.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (3.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (3.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (3.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.00%) Salesforce Developer
5 3 (3.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (3.00%) UI Designer
5 3 (3.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) HTML
2 10 (10.00%) CSS
3 8 (8.00%) .NET
4 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.00%) Visualforce
5 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.00%) Web Services
5 4 (4.00%) XML
6 3 (3.00%) JSON
6 3 (3.00%) REST
6 3 (3.00%) SOAP
7 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.00%) HTML5
7 2 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.00%) CSS3
8 1 (1.00%) IDoc
8 1 (1.00%) Kafka
8 1 (1.00%) Node.js
8 1 (1.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.00%) User Experience
3 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.00%) Blog
7 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.00%) NHS
8 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.00%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.00%) Social Media
9 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Linux
1 3 (3.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) ITIL
3 25 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 14 (14.00%) Decision-Making
7 13 (13.00%) Service Design
8 12 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.00%) Usability Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Market Research
9 11 (11.00%) Project Management
9 11 (11.00%) Psychology
10 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.00%) Prototyping
11 9 (9.00%) UX Design
12 8 (8.00%) Analytics
12 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.00%) OO
12 8 (8.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) Python
2 23 (23.00%) Shell Script
3 20 (20.00%) Perl
4 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) Java
6 8 (8.00%) C#
7 5 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 5 (5.00%) SOQL
8 4 (4.00%) ABAP
9 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) Erlang
10 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) R
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.00%) CISM
2 3 (3.00%) CISSP
2 3 (3.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) CISA
4 1 (1.00%) CRISC
4 1 (1.00%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.00%) GIAC
4 1 (1.00%) GSSP-.NET
4 1 (1.00%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (1.00%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.00%) ISACA
4 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.00%) PhD
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Splunk
2 23 (23.00%) CA
3 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.00%) Cadence
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.00%) Tableau