Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 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.

Customer Requirements
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 169 173
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 19 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -14.11%
10th Percentile £324 £250 £239
90th Percentile £582 £558 £400
England median daily rate £450 £448 £400
% change year-on-year +0.45% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.15 £12.66 £8.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.93% +43.54% -76.16%
10th Percentile £10.58 £9.15 £8.41
90th Percentile £11.73 £16.45 £9.23
England median hourly rate £17.58 £17.32 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.50% -7.63% -50.00%

Customer Requirements 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 3,553 4,323 3,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 88.22% 86.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,372 2,898 2,380
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £541 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 124 88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.88 £8.42
90th Percentile £35.90 £43.25 £38.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Yorkshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Yorkshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Yorkshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Yorkshire

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +9 11 £475 +11.76% 10
South Yorkshire -5 5 £425 +6.25% 4
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 4
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Power Platform
4 3 (15.79%) Power BI
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) SAML
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) ODBC
5 2 (10.53%) JDBC

Customer Requirements
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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.79%) Power Platform
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
5 2 (10.53%) PowerApps
6 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) Telnet
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JDBC
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) ODBC
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) SAML
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) EDI
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) WSH
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CMDB
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Robotics
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (10.53%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) ForeScout
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) Kofax
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Xerox