Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 99 120
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 31 73 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.03% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.32% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 51
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -6.17%
10th Percentile £390 £334 £313
90th Percentile £523 £1,000 £498
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.25 -
% change year-on-year +88.37% - -

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 2565 3140 3783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.88% 86.29% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1772 2066 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 107
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £37.53 £30.63 £41.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -33 23 £425 +6.25% 7
Halifax - 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 £575 -
High Availability
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) TDD
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Pair Programming
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Unix
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) Scala
8 7 (22.58%) BDD
9 6 (19.35%) Clustering
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) RESTful
10 5 (16.13%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.90%) Perl
11 4 (12.90%) MySQL
11 4 (12.90%) Kanban
12 3 (9.68%) Groovy
12 3 (9.68%) JIRA
12 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
12 3 (9.68%) QA
12 3 (9.68%) Grails
12 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 3 (9.68%) SQL Server

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 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SAP EP
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Bigtable
4 1 (3.23%) DocumentDB
4 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Games
1 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Scala Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Portal Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UX Developer
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Grails
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) JDBC
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) HACMP
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) AIX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Open Source
4 10 (32.26%) Pair Programming
5 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Presales
9 2 (6.45%) Release Management
9 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Scala
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) ABAP
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Salt
3 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) F5
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) Sun
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas