Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 147 175
Rank change year-on-year +38 +28 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 59 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.81% 0.066% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.079% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 2 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £396 £450 £413
90th Percentile £645 £450 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +5.56% -30.77% -
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 2,775 2,547 3,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.23% 84.39% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,884 1,656 2,350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +57 59 £475 +5.56% 1
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (71.19%) Software Engineering
3 41 (69.49%) JavaScript
4 39 (66.10%) BDD
5 38 (64.41%) Open Source
5 38 (64.41%) Confluence
5 38 (64.41%) Microservices
5 38 (64.41%) JIRA
6 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
7 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
7 36 (61.02%) Slack
7 36 (61.02%) TDD
8 35 (59.32%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (59.32%) SQL
8 35 (59.32%) Linux
8 35 (59.32%) MongoDB
8 35 (59.32%) REST
9 34 (57.63%) NoSQL
9 34 (57.63%) Cucumber
9 34 (57.63%) Node.js
9 34 (57.63%) MySQL
9 34 (57.63%) Java
10 33 (55.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (54.24%) Mentoring
12 31 (52.54%) Coaching
13 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
14 27 (45.76%) JUnit
14 27 (45.76%) Red Hat
15 26 (44.07%) Scrum
16 25 (42.37%) Apache Cassandra

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 38 (64.41%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) nginx
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) Slack
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) MongoDB
1 35 (59.32%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (57.63%) MySQL
2 34 (57.63%) NoSQL
3 25 (42.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
4 7 (11.86%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) JIRA
2 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
3 34 (57.63%) Cucumber
4 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
5 27 (45.76%) JUnit
6 25 (42.37%) Jasmine
7 6 (10.17%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.69%) ERwin
8 1 (1.69%) git-flow
8 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.69%) JMeter
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
8 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Java Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Java Software Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 11 (18.64%) JavaScript Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Designer
7 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Interaction Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) REST
2 34 (57.63%) Node.js
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (10.17%) Kafka
4 6 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (10.17%) Spring
4 6 (10.17%) Spring Batch
4 6 (10.17%) Spring Boot
4 6 (10.17%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.69%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.69%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) Mustache
5 1 (1.69%) OAuth
5 1 (1.69%) OpenID
5 1 (1.69%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Velocity
5 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (71.19%) Software Engineering
3 39 (66.10%) BDD
4 38 (64.41%) Microservices
4 38 (64.41%) Open Source
5 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
6 36 (61.02%) TDD
7 32 (54.24%) Mentoring
8 31 (52.54%) Coaching
9 26 (44.07%) Scrum
10 21 (35.59%) Kanban
11 18 (30.51%) SDLC
12 17 (28.81%) Integration Testing
12 17 (28.81%) User Stories
13 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (15.25%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (13.56%) Front End Development
15 8 (13.56%) UX Design
16 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) JavaScript
2 35 (59.32%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.69%) APMG
4 1 (1.69%) CCDP
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) Grafana
2 6 (10.17%) Graylog
2 6 (10.17%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Nessus
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) CA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco
2 1 (1.69%) Informatica
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Tableau