Period
to 19 June 2018

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

Microsoft Skype
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 146 167
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 1.30% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £229 £263 £308
90th Percentile £500 £288 £398
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 326 385 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.65% 13.86% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 206 281
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £19.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.74% +58.33% -58.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.08 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.38 £36.05 £21.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -30.00%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
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 Skype within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 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 -15 11 £425 - 3
Bradford - 3 £300 -
Skype
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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 Skype.

1 8 (53.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Docker
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) PMO
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP

Skype
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 (53.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) SQLite
3 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ICT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (6.67%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Microservices
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP