The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

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

Sage
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 120 116
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.049% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -6.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 518 722 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.90% 35.48% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 482 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 29
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.69% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Sage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in West Yorkshire

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in West Yorkshire

Sage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in West Yorkshire

Sage
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 Sage within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 - - 2
Sage
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 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 Sage.

1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Sage 50
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Sage
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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Sage 50
2 1 (14.29%) Sage 1000
2 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Magma
3 1 (14.29%) SAP