Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 14 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.

VMS
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 152 163
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 24 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.066% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £160 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -55.06% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £160 £350
% change year-on-year +243.75% -54.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 646 552 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.83% 18.26% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 349 410
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £175 £207
90th Percentile £562 £543 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 33
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.85 £24.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in West Yorkshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in West Yorkshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMS in West Yorkshire

VMS
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 VMS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 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 +14 23 £550 +243.75%
VMS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMS 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 VMS.

1 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 15 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (62.50%) JIRA
2 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) Zend
2 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
2 15 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 15 (62.50%) Confluence
2 15 (62.50%) PHPUnit
2 15 (62.50%) CQRS
2 15 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (62.50%) Vagrant
2 15 (62.50%) Microservices
2 15 (62.50%) Doctrine
2 15 (62.50%) PHP 7
3 9 (37.50%) Serverless
3 9 (37.50%) Public Cloud
3 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (37.50%) IaaS
3 9 (37.50%) Network Management
3 9 (37.50%) PaaS

VMS
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 15 (62.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (37.50%) IaaS
3 9 (37.50%) PaaS
3 9 (37.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) JIRA
1 15 (62.50%) PHPUnit
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
1 15 (62.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
1 15 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Architect
3 8 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (29.17%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Doctrine
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) CSS3
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (62.50%) CQRS
1 15 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
1 15 (62.50%) Microservices
1 15 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 15 (62.50%) Pair Programming
1 15 (62.50%) TDD
1 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (37.50%) Network Management
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (20.83%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 15 (62.50%) PHP
1 15 (62.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Zend