The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for WFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Workforce Management (WFM)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing WFM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £405 £325
% change year-on-year +15.43% +24.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00

WFM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1246 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.95% 87.76% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1250 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 35
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -55.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing WFM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in West Yorkshire

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in West Yorkshire

WFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOTI
1 1 (100.00%) MobiControl
1 1 (100.00%) NICE Systems

WFM
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) NICE Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) SOTI