Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 109 162
Rank change year-on-year -48 +53 +15
Contract jobs citing SFIA 12 49 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 1.61% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.86% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 72 12
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £535 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +16.30% -
10th Percentile £414 £413 £419
90th Percentile £673 £645 £735
Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £575 £460
% change year-on-year -10.87% +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 3,005 2,636 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.48% 86.57% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,822 1,996
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.90 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -30 12 £525 -1.87%
SFIA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) Confluence
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Slack
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Kafka
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Terraform
5 4 (33.33%) Grafana
5 4 (33.33%) Graylog
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) UX Design
6 3 (25.00%) Product Management
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source

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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Slack
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Serverless
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (16.67%) Burp Suite
3 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (33.33%) Kafka
1 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Batch
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Product Management
6 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Go
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) APMG
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) WCAG
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) QEMU
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Grafana
1 4 (33.33%) Graylog
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Kibana
3 2 (16.67%) Nessus
3 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware