Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 6 months to 19 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Rackspace.

Rackspace
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 147 176
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29 -27
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.099% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.76% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -13.68% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,159 1,310 1,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.16% 40.66% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 814 950
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% -18.33% +27.66%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.45 £8.79
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.00 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% +7.69%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
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 Rackspace within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 +7 3 £450 +9.76% 3
Rackspace
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Redis
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Go
1 3 (100.00%) New Relic
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (100.00%) Sumo Logic
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Stack

Rackspace
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Loggly
1 3 (100.00%) Serverless
1 3 (100.00%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Go
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 3 (100.00%) Rancher
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) New Relic
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk