Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £256 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Junior
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 149 164
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 11 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £256 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.58% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £188 £150 £168
90th Percentile £319 £325 £259
Yorkshire median daily rate £263 £224 £195
% change year-on-year +17.32% +14.74% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £8.10 £9.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -40.56% +83.33%
10th Percentile £7.84 £9.30 £16.00
90th Percentile £21.67 £10.00 £17.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -20.00% +38.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Junior in West Yorkshire

Junior
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 Junior within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 +17 8 £250 +25.00% 15
Brighouse - 2 - -
Halifax +16 1 £263 -
Junior
Yorkshire

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

Junior Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITSM
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Service Design
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Aruba
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco