Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Benchmarking
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 196 203
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -40
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 5 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +126.67%
10th Percentile £458 £381 £386
90th Percentile £525 £545 £536
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.82 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.91% +10.00% -29.82%

Benchmarking 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3631 4577 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.47% 84.14% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2988 3539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.74
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
North Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire +19 2 £450 +12.50%
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Fedora
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) RSpec
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Planning Poker
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) logstash
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Kibana
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) RSpec
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Babel
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) DOM
2 2 (40.00%) Immutable.js
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Redux
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Fedora
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) Planning Poker
2 2 (40.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) ECMAScript
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Kibana
1 3 (60.00%) logstash
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform