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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 135 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.10% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.13% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £429 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +74.41% -  

Benchmarking 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +12 2 £406 +8.33% 1
South Yorkshire +5 2 £485 -7.61%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) SRDF
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Intel

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) SRDF
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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