The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 28 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.

Broadband
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 133 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.29% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.94% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £150 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.20% -3.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £356 £348
% change year-on-year -12.15% +2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.79 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.39% +17.14%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 309 413 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.14% 14.74% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 259 249
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% -48.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £24.40 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in Yorkshire

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Yorkshire

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Yorkshire

Broadband
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 Broadband within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +24 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire +5 1 £150 -64.91%
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) ACCA
1 3 (33.33%) CIMA
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM

Broadband
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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Finance Manager
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ACCA
1 3 (33.33%) CIMA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware