Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 72 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27 +35
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 97 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.02% 3.22% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.41% 25.94% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 65
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £415 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% +22.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £312 £266 £213
90th Percentile £638 £552 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +4.41% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.25 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.88% +158.06% +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.33 £14.07 £11.53
90th Percentile £31.13 £40.00 £23.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.25 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -41.88% +158.06% -60.91%

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 490 374 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.82% 12.41% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 217 247
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -6.41%
10th Percentile £263 £229 £225
90th Percentile £625 £553 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.70 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £25.23 £40.00 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.99% -6.03%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -4 81 £488 +14.71% 47
Bradford -11 9 £338 +5.47% 6
Halifax +6 4 £500 - 5
Wakefield +2 2 - - 8
Todmorden - 1 - -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 45 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 42 (42.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.00%) Finance
5 21 (21.00%) Firewall
5 21 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (21.00%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (20.00%) Amazon S3
6 20 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (19.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (19.00%) Amazon ELB
7 19 (19.00%) Auto-Scaling
7 19 (19.00%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (19.00%) Serverless
7 19 (19.00%) Terraform
8 13 (13.00%) Web Services
8 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.00%) Docker
9 12 (12.00%) ITIL
9 12 (12.00%) Python
9 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.00%) Cisco
10 11 (11.00%) IT Strategy
11 10 (10.00%) OO
11 10 (10.00%) C#
11 10 (10.00%) Java
12 9 (9.00%) Windows

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%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 20 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 19 (19.00%) Amazon ELB
3 19 (19.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (19.00%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (19.00%) Serverless
4 4 (4.00%) iPaaS
5 3 (3.00%) Trello
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 6 (6.00%) BGP
3 6 (6.00%) OSPF
4 5 (5.00%) LAN
4 5 (5.00%) WAN
5 4 (4.00%) MPLS
5 4 (4.00%) VoIP
6 3 (3.00%) DHCP
6 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.00%) PBX
7 2 (2.00%) TACACS
7 2 (2.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) Power BI
5 1 (1.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Selenium
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.00%) Xcode
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Legal
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Architect
2 16 (16.00%) Consultant
3 15 (15.00%) Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Developer
4 10 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Agile Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Developer in Test
5 8 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Java Developer in Test
5 8 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Tester
6 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) Web Services
2 9 (9.00%) Kafka
3 5 (5.00%) RESTful
4 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 4 (4.00%) HTML
5 2 (2.00%) Django
5 2 (2.00%) React
6 1 (1.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.00%) CSS
6 1 (1.00%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.00%) HTML5
6 1 (1.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.00%) Velocity
6 1 (1.00%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.00%) XHTML
6 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.00%) CCTV
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) iPhone
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (12.00%) ITIL
5 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.00%) IT Strategy
7 10 (10.00%) OO
8 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (9.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.00%) Change Management
11 6 (6.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) Python
2 10 (10.00%) C#
2 10 (10.00%) Java
3 8 (8.00%) SQL
4 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) Tcl
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) Go
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (42.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.00%) CCNA
3 8 (8.00%) CCNP
4 5 (5.00%) CISSP
4 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) CCIE
5 4 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.00%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.00%) CCSA
7 2 (2.00%) CCSE
7 2 (2.00%) CISM
7 2 (2.00%) ISACA
7 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) GxP
4 1 (1.00%) P3O
4 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Terraform
2 8 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (4.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
5 1 (1.00%) Oozie
5 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.00%) SCSM
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Cisco
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) F5
4 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (4.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (1.00%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.00%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.00%) Lotus
8 1 (1.00%) McAfee
8 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.00%) Splunk
8 1 (1.00%) Trend Micro