Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 135 166
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 +13
Contract jobs citing SFIA 42 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.24% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £610 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.41% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £465 £414
90th Percentile £688 £645 £735
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £610 £710
% change year-on-year -22.13% -14.08% -
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 3,014 2,466 3,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.99% 87.45% 88.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,068 1,694 2,454
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £303 £276 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 54
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -13.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.35 £33.82 £22.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £13.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +26.41% -4.41% +1.75%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +14 42 £455 -25.41%
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) JIRA
2 22 (52.38%) Confluence
3 21 (50.00%) Slack
4 20 (47.62%) Open Source
4 20 (47.62%) Java
5 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
5 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
5 19 (45.24%) BDD
5 19 (45.24%) Node.js
6 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 18 (42.86%) Coaching
7 17 (40.48%) Microservices
7 17 (40.48%) Mentoring
7 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
7 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
7 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (40.48%) Scrum
8 16 (38.10%) TDD
8 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 16 (38.10%) MySQL
8 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
9 14 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (33.33%) Terraform
9 14 (33.33%) Linux
9 14 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 14 (33.33%) Kanban
10 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
10 13 (30.95%) Grafana

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 22 (52.38%) Confluence
2 11 (26.19%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Slack
2 5 (11.90%) SaaS
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.76%) Serverless
6 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) IaaS
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
1 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (38.10%) MySQL
2 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
3 13 (30.95%) Apache Hive
3 13 (30.95%) Big Data
4 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) JIRA
2 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
3 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
5 12 (28.57%) JUnit
6 11 (26.19%) Artifactory
7 10 (23.81%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (11.90%) Legal
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 6 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Creative Copywriter
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Copywriter
8 2 (4.76%) IT Change Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Marketing Copywriter
8 2 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Node.js
2 14 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (30.95%) Kafka
3 13 (30.95%) REST
4 9 (21.43%) Spring
4 9 (21.43%) Spring Batch
4 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 9 (21.43%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Social Media
4 4 (9.52%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Open Source
3 19 (45.24%) BDD
3 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
4 18 (42.86%) Coaching
5 17 (40.48%) Mentoring
5 17 (40.48%) Microservices
5 17 (40.48%) Scrum
6 16 (38.10%) TDD
7 14 (33.33%) Kanban
7 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
9 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
10 9 (21.43%) Project Management
11 8 (19.05%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) ITIL
12 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 7 (16.67%) SDLC
12 7 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) CISMP
3 4 (9.52%) CRISC
3 4 (9.52%) SANS
4 2 (4.76%) CISM
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) APMG
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) KVM
1 1 (2.38%) QEMU
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Terraform
2 13 (30.95%) Grafana
2 13 (30.95%) Graylog
2 13 (30.95%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Kibana
3 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.14%) Micro Focus
2 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) VMware