Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 35 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +9
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 176 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.08% 5.85% 8.25%
As % of the General category 19.36% 19.06% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 134
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £448 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -2.93% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £286 £250
90th Percentile £550 £563 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £480 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +12.94% -2.30% +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £15.30 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +39.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.42 £7.95
90th Percentile £28.73 £20.65 £26.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.25 £15.30 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.83% +5.52% +0.87%

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 909 1,060 1,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.58% 30.70% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 696 702
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% +2.52% -
10th Percentile £263 £279 £269
90th Percentile £586 £544 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 29
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.81 £15.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.76% -16.45% +31.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.83 £9.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.23 £31.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +16.07% +3.45%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Public Sector in West Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor 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 23 September 2019. 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 +10 144 £475 +5.56% 35
Wakefield +2 14 £425 +41.67% 3
Bradford +1 4 £425 +72.41% 3
Huddersfield +15 1 £350 -17.65%
Halifax +2 1 - - 3
Brighouse -1 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £550 -
Public Sector
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 58 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.32%) Security Cleared
3 31 (17.61%) Azure
4 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.77%) Java
5 26 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.20%) AWS
7 24 (13.64%) NHS
8 23 (13.07%) Migration
9 22 (12.50%) Windows
10 18 (10.23%) Linux
10 18 (10.23%) SQL
10 18 (10.23%) Docker
10 18 (10.23%) Microservices
11 17 (9.66%) Test Automation
11 17 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (9.66%) TDD
12 16 (9.09%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.09%) Web Development
12 16 (9.09%) SLA
12 16 (9.09%) Java 8
13 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
13 15 (8.52%) Windows 10
13 15 (8.52%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (7.95%) BDD
15 13 (7.39%) Web Design
15 13 (7.39%) Project Management
15 13 (7.39%) MongoDB
15 13 (7.39%) Responsive Web Design

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 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.84%) SAS
3 4 (2.27%) CMS
3 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.70%) IIS
4 3 (1.70%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Jadu
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.57%) Minerva
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.61%) Azure
2 25 (14.20%) AWS
3 6 (3.41%) PaaS
4 5 (2.84%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.84%) SaaS
5 4 (2.27%) GitHub
5 4 (2.27%) IaaS
6 3 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.70%) Heroku
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.14%) Office 365
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.82%) DNS
2 6 (3.41%) DHCP
3 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.70%) FTP
4 3 (1.70%) HTTP
4 3 (1.70%) IPsec
4 3 (1.70%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) Skype
5 2 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) ADSL
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) ISDN
6 1 (0.57%) MPLS
6 1 (0.57%) NAS
6 1 (0.57%) PSTN
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.84%) MySQL
6 5 (2.84%) Power BI
6 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.70%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.14%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.14%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Mockito
2 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.98%) JIRA
3 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.84%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.27%) PHPUnit
5 4 (2.27%) Selenium
5 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.70%) GitLab
6 3 (1.70%) Grunt
6 3 (1.70%) gulp
6 3 (1.70%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.70%) Mocha
6 3 (1.70%) Subversion
7 2 (1.14%) Gatling
7 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.14%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (5.11%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Local Government
3 4 (2.27%) Marketing
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) Social Housing
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (20.45%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) Analyst
3 14 (7.95%) Java Developer
4 12 (6.82%) Architect
5 11 (6.25%) Consultant
5 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.68%) Designer
7 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.98%) Content Designer
8 6 (3.41%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (2.84%) Network Consultant
9 5 (2.84%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.27%) Digital Designer
10 4 (2.27%) Digital Developer
10 4 (2.27%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.27%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (6.25%) JAX-RS
2 10 (5.68%) .NET
3 9 (5.11%) Web Services
4 8 (4.55%) REST
5 7 (3.98%) CSS
5 7 (3.98%) HTML
6 6 (3.41%) Node.js
6 6 (3.41%) Sass
6 6 (3.41%) SOAP
7 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.84%) JSON
7 5 (2.84%) WCF
7 5 (2.84%) WSDL
7 5 (2.84%) XML
7 5 (2.84%) XML Schema
7 5 (2.84%) XSLT
8 4 (2.27%) Doctrine
8 4 (2.27%) RESTful
8 4 (2.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) NHS
2 12 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (2.84%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.70%) CCTV
6 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.70%) Wiki
7 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
8 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.50%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) Linux
3 15 (8.52%) Windows 10
4 12 (6.82%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.82%) Unix
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (13.07%) Migration
4 18 (10.23%) Microservices
5 17 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (9.66%) TDD
5 17 (9.66%) Test Automation
6 16 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 16 (9.09%) Web Development
7 14 (7.95%) BDD
8 13 (7.39%) Project Management
8 13 (7.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.39%) Web Design
9 12 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (6.82%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.82%) ITIL
9 12 (6.82%) Service Management
10 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.77%) Java
2 18 (10.23%) SQL
3 16 (9.09%) Java 8
4 11 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (3.41%) C#
5 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.84%) PHP
6 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.14%) C
9 2 (1.14%) R
10 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) CCA
5 1 (0.57%) CCAA
5 1 (0.57%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.57%) HCISPP
5 1 (0.57%) IIBA
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) SLA
2 10 (5.68%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.55%) QA
4 6 (3.41%) PMO
5 5 (2.84%) WCAG
6 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (10.23%) Docker
2 10 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.70%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) HDFS
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.70%) Ansible
3 3 (1.70%) Grafana
3 3 (1.70%) Rancher
4 2 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) Terraform
5 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle
3 5 (2.84%) Splunk
3 5 (2.84%) VMware
4 4 (2.27%) HP
4 4 (2.27%) Zend
5 3 (1.70%) Adobe
5 3 (1.70%) Cisco
5 3 (1.70%) IDERA
5 3 (1.70%) Tealium
6 2 (1.14%) Automation Anywhere
6 2 (1.14%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.14%) Databricks
6 2 (1.14%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (1.14%) QNAP
6 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.14%) UiPath
7 1 (0.57%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.57%) BiZZdesign