Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 112 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 +12
Contract jobs citing High Availability 57 42 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.49% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.70% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 90
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £374 £410 £325
90th Percentile £492 £488 £925
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 2,997 2,476 3,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.96% 87.58% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,700 2,434
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £288
90th Percentile £545 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 57
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.89% +3.70% -12.08%
10th Percentile £10.96 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.13 £34.75 £31.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -3.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -4 56 £425 - 13
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 19 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Pair Programming
4 16 (28.07%) MySQL
4 16 (28.07%) Open Source
5 15 (26.32%) Scala
5 15 (26.32%) Linux
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.81%) Degree
8 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.05%) RESTful
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 10 (17.54%) BDD
10 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
10 10 (17.54%) Oracle
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) Docker
10 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) WAN
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
11 9 (15.79%) MPLS

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 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.53%) Force.com
1 6 (10.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) MPLS
1 9 (15.79%) WAN
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 5 (8.77%) VoIP
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) HTTP
8 2 (3.51%) VPN
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.75%) IPsec
9 1 (1.75%) SSH
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
9 1 (1.75%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
5 5 (8.77%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) Redis
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) JIRA
3 5 (8.77%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.51%) ProC
7 1 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Scala Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) DBA
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) PHP Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) RESTful
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) JSON
2 6 (10.53%) REST
2 6 (10.53%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) Visualforce
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) Grails
3 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.77%) Spring
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) LAMP
4 3 (5.26%) Redux
4 3 (5.26%) Symfony
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) Kafka
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 2 (3.51%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.53%) Clustering
3 6 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.51%) CMDB
6 2 (3.51%) PKI
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Unix
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Open Source
3 16 (28.07%) Pair Programming
4 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) API Development
9 6 (10.53%) API Integration
9 6 (10.53%) CRM
9 6 (10.53%) Decision-Making
9 6 (10.53%) Email Marketing
9 6 (10.53%) OO
9 6 (10.53%) OOP
9 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) Scala
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Apex Code
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) SOQL
6 5 (8.77%) Groovy
6 5 (8.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VBScript
9 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) CCIP
5 5 (8.77%) CCSP
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCA
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) CCSA
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
8 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.51%) XenServer
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Marathon
4 1 (1.75%) Mesos
4 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
2 9 (15.79%) F5
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (10.53%) Splunk
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Civica
7 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 1 (1.75%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) Tableau