Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 118 164
Rank change year-on-year -32 +46 +16
Contract jobs citing SFIA 17 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.50% 1.09% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £610 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +15.09% -
10th Percentile £388 £415 £433
90th Percentile £688 £645 £735
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £610 £530
% change year-on-year -11.89% +15.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

SFIA is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,020 2,537 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.12% 86.47% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,752 2,210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in West Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in West Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in West Yorkshire

SFIA
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 SFIA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -24 17 £525 -13.93% 1
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Confluence
3 8 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (47.06%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (47.06%) Terraform
3 8 (47.06%) Slack
4 7 (41.18%) Grafana
4 7 (41.18%) Big Data
4 7 (41.18%) Kafka
4 7 (41.18%) Graylog
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL

SFIA
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 8 (47.06%) Confluence
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Slack
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) Serverless
4 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (41.18%) Kafka
3 6 (35.29%) Node.js
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Spring Batch
4 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
4 5 (29.41%) Spring Security
5 3 (17.65%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CISMP
2 3 (17.65%) CRISC
2 3 (17.65%) SANS
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) APMG
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (5.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
1 1 (5.88%) QEMU
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Terraform
2 7 (41.18%) Grafana
2 7 (41.18%) Graylog
2 7 (41.18%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) Kibana
3 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.88%) Nessus
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Micro Focus
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) VMware