Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 171 204 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.57% 6.92% 5.15%
As % of the General category 35.77% 20.20% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 101 111
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £243 £319 £259
90th Percentile £638 £588 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £486 £413
% change year-on-year +7.97% +17.88% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 14
Median hourly rate £20.11 £18.50 £10.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +69.57% +0.65%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £8.42
90th Percentile £29.49 £25.25 £16.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.11 £18.70 £10.32
% change year-on-year +7.54% +81.20% -17.44%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 478 1,010 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.15% 34.27% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 659 664
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £272 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £14.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +25.72% +6.06%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £9.23
90th Percentile £39.75 £26.65 £43.45
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.58% -1.43% +37.23%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
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 Public Sector within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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 +13 158 £525 +13.51% 6
Wakefield +1 7 £188 +4.17%
Bradford +22 2 £200 -
Calderdale - 1 £525 -
Public Sector
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 69 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.56%) Azure
3 40 (23.39%) AWS
4 36 (21.05%) Java
5 30 (17.54%) NHS
5 30 (17.54%) Migration
6 27 (15.79%) SQL
7 26 (15.20%) Microsoft
8 25 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (14.62%) Python
9 23 (13.45%) BDD
10 21 (12.28%) Microservices
10 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
11 20 (11.70%) Kubernetes
12 19 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 19 (11.11%) TDD
12 19 (11.11%) Project Management
13 18 (10.53%) Docker
13 18 (10.53%) User Experience
13 18 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (9.94%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
14 17 (9.94%) Windows
15 16 (9.36%) Degree
15 16 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (8.77%) Java 8
16 15 (8.77%) TOGAF
17 14 (8.19%) Service Design
17 14 (8.19%) Git (software)

Public Sector
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 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.09%) Confluence
3 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.92%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.17%) SAS
6 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.58%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.56%) Azure
2 40 (23.39%) AWS
3 10 (5.85%) GitHub
4 7 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.09%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.51%) Amazon Cognito
5 6 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.51%) GCP
5 6 (3.51%) Office 365
5 6 (3.51%) Serverless
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.34%) SaaS
8 3 (1.75%) Slack
8 3 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (1.17%) Apigee
9 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.17%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) Skype
2 3 (1.75%) 5G
2 3 (1.75%) Firewall
2 3 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) DKIM
3 1 (0.58%) DMARC
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (0.58%) IPv6
3 1 (0.58%) ISDN
3 1 (0.58%) MPLS
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.19%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.02%) Big Data
4 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.92%) Flink
5 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.92%) HBase
5 5 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.17%) Power BI
8 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.02%) GitLab
3 11 (6.43%) JIRA
4 10 (5.85%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.09%) Mockito
5 7 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.92%) Postman
7 5 (2.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.17%) Selenium
8 2 (1.17%) Snyk
9 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.58%) JUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Maven
9 1 (0.58%) Sahi
9 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.58%) WATIR
General
1 10 (5.85%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Legal
2 3 (1.75%) Local Government
3 2 (1.17%) Electronics
3 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.17%) Marketing
3 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (19.88%) Architect
2 30 (17.54%) Developer
3 26 (15.20%) Analyst
4 18 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.43%) Designer
7 10 (5.85%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.68%) User Researcher
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.51%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.51%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Information Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.34%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.34%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) .NET
1 10 (5.85%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (5.85%) Kafka
1 10 (5.85%) XML
2 9 (5.26%) JAX-RS
3 8 (4.68%) JSON
4 7 (4.09%) REST
5 6 (3.51%) Node.js
5 6 (3.51%) SOAP
5 6 (3.51%) WSDL
6 5 (2.92%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.92%) WCF
6 5 (2.92%) XML Schema
6 5 (2.92%) XSLT
7 4 (2.34%) CSS
7 4 (2.34%) HTML
7 4 (2.34%) Web Services
8 2 (1.17%) Ajax
8 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) NHS
2 18 (10.53%) User Experience
3 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) e-Health
9 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.58%) LIMS
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) PACS
9 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 13 (7.60%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.85%) Unix
4 9 (5.26%) Linux
5 8 (4.68%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.34%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.54%) Migration
3 25 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.45%) BDD
5 21 (12.28%) Microservices
6 19 (11.11%) Project Management
6 19 (11.11%) TDD
6 19 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 18 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 17 (9.94%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.77%) TOGAF
11 14 (8.19%) Project Delivery
11 14 (8.19%) Service Design
12 13 (7.60%) Analytics
12 13 (7.60%) Data Science
13 12 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.02%) Data Management
13 12 (7.02%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.05%) Java
2 27 (15.79%) SQL
3 25 (14.62%) Python
4 15 (8.77%) Java 8
5 11 (6.43%) Go
6 9 (5.26%) C#
7 7 (4.09%) Perl
8 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.92%) ANSI SQL
9 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.92%) Kotlin
9 5 (2.92%) Scala
10 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.75%) VBA
12 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.58%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.36%) Degree
3 10 (5.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.68%) DBS Check
6 7 (4.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.17%) CISM
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) CRISC
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) APMP
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.58%) PhD
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.34%) GDPR
3 4 (2.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Docker
2 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.92%) HDFS
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.70%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.85%) Terraform
3 7 (4.09%) SCCM
4 5 (2.92%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (2.34%) SCOM
6 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.75%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.58%) Ansible
7 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.58%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.68%) Databricks
3 6 (3.51%) SAP
4 5 (2.92%) Tableau
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle
6 3 (1.75%) Apple
6 3 (1.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.17%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) Avaya
8 1 (0.58%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) HP
8 1 (0.58%) Huawei
8 1 (0.58%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.58%) Isilon
8 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) Sophos
8 1 (0.58%) Splunk