Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 47 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 +31
Contract jobs citing Degree 121 126 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.53% 4.41% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.85% 32.81% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 73 99
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £263 £272 £263
90th Percentile £538 £549 £655
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.25 £34.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +163.38% -41.49%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +38.46% -56.82%

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 468 384 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.65% 13.43% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 209 370
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -1.83% +10.81%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £266
90th Percentile £575 £550 £601
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 17 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -7.10% -14.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.34 £19.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year +2.86% +19.66% -18.75%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -21 95 £425 +6.25% 63
Bradford -6 8 £475 -13.64% 18
Wakefield - 5 £155 - 4
Huddersfield - 3 - - 1
Todmorden - 2 - - 2
Halifax +3 1 - - 1
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (17.36%) ITIL
5 18 (14.88%) Finance
5 18 (14.88%) Marketing
5 18 (14.88%) Psychology
5 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
5 18 (14.88%) Market Research
5 18 (14.88%) Decision-Making
6 17 (14.05%) Splunk
6 17 (14.05%) Python
7 16 (13.22%) Project Management
7 16 (13.22%) Usability Testing
8 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
8 15 (12.40%) Java
8 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.57%) Analytics
9 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
10 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
10 13 (10.74%) OO
10 13 (10.74%) CA
10 13 (10.74%) Scrum
10 13 (10.74%) User Experience
10 13 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (9.09%) Open Source
12 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (9.09%) CRM
13 10 (8.26%) SharePoint

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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.48%) CMS
3 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) Mule
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.83%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP APO
1 3 (2.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Force.com
1 9 (7.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Serverless
3 3 (2.48%) Trello
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.65%) Slack
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) SMS
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) LAN
2 2 (1.65%) VoIP
2 2 (1.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) BGP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) OSPF
3 1 (0.83%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) MS Access
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.65%) Power BI
6 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
1 18 (14.88%) Marketing
2 7 (5.79%) Legal
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.48%) Publishing
6 2 (1.65%) Automotive
6 2 (1.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (14.88%) User Researcher
2 17 (14.05%) Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.44%) Architect
6 8 (6.61%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Implementation Specialist
8 6 (4.96%) Salesforce Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Designer
10 4 (3.31%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.31%) Developer in Test
10 4 (3.31%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Monitoring Specialist
10 4 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Splunk Specialist
10 4 (3.31%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
11 3 (2.48%) Java Automation Tester
11 3 (2.48%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) Visualforce
2 8 (6.61%) CSS
3 7 (5.79%) .NET
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
3 7 (5.79%) Web Services
4 6 (4.96%) JSON
4 6 (4.96%) REST
4 6 (4.96%) SOAP
4 6 (4.96%) XML
5 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.13%) Kafka
6 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.65%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
9 1 (0.83%) jQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Spring
9 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.74%) User Experience
4 10 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Blog
6 4 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.48%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Fintech
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) PMI
9 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Linux
1 6 (4.96%) Unix
1 6 (4.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (17.36%) ITIL
4 18 (14.88%) Decision-Making
4 18 (14.88%) Market Research
4 18 (14.88%) Psychology
5 16 (13.22%) Project Management
5 16 (13.22%) Usability Testing
6 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (11.57%) Analytics
8 13 (10.74%) OO
8 13 (10.74%) Scrum
9 12 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (9.09%) CRM
10 11 (9.09%) Open Source
11 10 (8.26%) High Availability
11 10 (8.26%) OOP
11 10 (8.26%) Service Design
12 9 (7.44%) API Integration
12 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) Python
2 15 (12.40%) Java
2 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.26%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) Apex Code
4 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.44%) SOQL
4 9 (7.44%) SQL
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
6 3 (2.48%) ABAP
6 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.65%) Go
7 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) Erlang
8 1 (0.83%) ES6
8 1 (0.83%) R
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.13%) CISSP
3 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) CCNA
4 3 (2.48%) ISACA
4 3 (2.48%) PMP
4 3 (2.48%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.65%) CISM
5 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CRISC
6 1 (0.83%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.83%) GSSP-.NET
6 1 (0.83%) GSSP-JAVA
6 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) GxP
1 4 (3.31%) PMO
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.65%) HL7
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) Docker
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Terraform
2 2 (1.65%) Grafana
2 2 (1.65%) Graylog
2 2 (1.65%) Kibana
2 2 (1.65%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) SCSM
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Splunk
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.74%) CA
4 10 (8.26%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle
6 6 (4.96%) Cisco
7 5 (4.13%) SAP
7 5 (4.13%) VMware
8 3 (2.48%) Citrix
8 3 (2.48%) Dell
8 3 (2.48%) EMC
8 3 (2.48%) F5
8 3 (2.48%) Google
8 3 (2.48%) NetApp
8 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.65%) Lotus
9 2 (1.65%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.65%) Zoho
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Cadence