Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 150 174
Rank change year-on-year +49 +24 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 49 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.62% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 12 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £460 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £575 £460 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -
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 2574 3031 3774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.92% 86.25% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1981 2604
West Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £548 £538 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 101
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.85% +0.45% -

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +44 49 £535 +16.30% 1
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
3 33 (67.35%) Open Source
4 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
5 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
5 31 (63.27%) MongoDB
5 31 (63.27%) Microservices
6 30 (61.22%) Linux
7 29 (59.18%) SQL
7 29 (59.18%) JIRA
7 29 (59.18%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (59.18%) Confluence
8 28 (57.14%) Test Automation
8 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (57.14%) MySQL
9 27 (55.10%) TDD
9 27 (55.10%) REST
10 26 (53.06%) NoSQL
10 26 (53.06%) Node.js
10 26 (53.06%) Slack
10 26 (53.06%) Java
11 25 (51.02%) BDD
12 24 (48.98%) Mentoring
12 24 (48.98%) Coaching
13 23 (46.94%) Cucumber
13 23 (46.94%) Jenkins
14 21 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
15 19 (38.78%) JUnit
15 19 (38.78%) Jasmine

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 29 (59.18%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (53.06%) Slack
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
2 3 (6.12%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (63.27%) MongoDB
2 29 (59.18%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (57.14%) MySQL
4 26 (53.06%) NoSQL
5 21 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
6 4 (8.16%) Big Data
7 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.12%) HBase
7 3 (6.12%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
2 29 (59.18%) JIRA
3 23 (46.94%) Cucumber
3 23 (46.94%) Jenkins
4 19 (38.78%) Jasmine
4 19 (38.78%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) ERwin
6 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.04%) git-flow
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Interaction Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) REST
2 26 (53.06%) Node.js
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.04%) Handlebars
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) Kafka
5 1 (2.04%) Mustache
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Batch
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
3 33 (67.35%) Open Source
4 31 (63.27%) Microservices
5 28 (57.14%) Test Automation
6 27 (55.10%) TDD
7 25 (51.02%) BDD
8 24 (48.98%) Coaching
8 24 (48.98%) Mentoring
9 17 (34.69%) Scrum
10 14 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (28.57%) Integration Testing
10 14 (28.57%) Kanban
11 13 (26.53%) SDLC
12 8 (16.33%) DevOps
12 8 (16.33%) User Stories
13 7 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (12.24%) Data Management
14 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
14 6 (12.24%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
2 29 (59.18%) SQL
3 26 (53.06%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) CCDP
2 3 (6.12%) CCNP
2 3 (6.12%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CISM
2 3 (6.12%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) APMG
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Terraform
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Grafana
4 1 (2.04%) Graylog
4 1 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) CA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Informatica
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Tableau