Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

High Availability
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 110 98
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 +22
Contract jobs citing High Availability 47 40 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.36% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.58% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 72
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +15.13%
10th Percentile £355 £404 £326
90th Percentile £495 £518 £993
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.25

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,020 2,537 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.12% 86.47% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,752 2,210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in West Yorkshire

High Availability
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 High Availability within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +1 43 £425 - 10
Wakefield +1 1 - - 2
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) Pair Programming
4 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Scala
6 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 11 (23.40%) Degree
6 11 (23.40%) MySQL
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
7 10 (21.28%) WAN
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco
7 10 (21.28%) CCNP
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (21.28%) MPLS
7 10 (21.28%) F5
8 9 (19.15%) RESTful
8 9 (19.15%) DNS
8 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (19.15%) Scrum
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
10 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
10 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
10 7 (14.89%) BDD
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) LAN
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle

High Availability
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 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Force.com
1 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) MPLS
1 10 (21.28%) WAN
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) LAN
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) BGP
5 5 (10.64%) OSPF
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.64%) Couchbase
5 5 (10.64%) CouchDB
6 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) Redis
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
1 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.26%) ProC
4 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Scala Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Network Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) DBA
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) RESTful
2 5 (10.64%) Grails
2 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
2 5 (10.64%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) JSON
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) Visualforce
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) Kafka
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) OC4J
4 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.26%) React
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.26%) CMDB
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) SCADA
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) Pair Programming
4 11 (23.40%) Open Source
5 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) BDD
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.64%) Network Design
9 5 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 4 (8.51%) Microservices
10 4 (8.51%) Server Patching
11 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) Scala
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Groovy
6 3 (6.38%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) SOQL
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) Go
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) CCNP
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) CCIP
4 5 (10.64%) CCSP
4 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (8.51%) CCIE
6 3 (6.38%) MCITP
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCA
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.26%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.13%) MCTS
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Terraform
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco
1 10 (21.28%) F5
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Splunk
4 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) Civica
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) SAP