Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 141 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 +7
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 49 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.08% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £208
90th Percentile £550 £514 £490
England median daily rate £425 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.66 £30.13 £9.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.98% +228.88% -
10th Percentile £9.15 £26.44 £8.41
90th Percentile £16.45 £33.81 £23.73
England median hourly rate £17.49 £37.13 £18.94
% change year-on-year -52.89% +96.01% -52.65%

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 4,188 3,704 4,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.82% 84.60% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,817 2,427 2,698
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £258
90th Percentile £575 £545 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 104 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.50 £10.58
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.35 £32.10
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +8 31 £473 +26.00% 13
South Yorkshire -8 5 £406 +4.84% 5
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (28.57%) QA
4 14 (28.57%) Project Management
5 13 (26.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (26.53%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (24.49%) Data Engineering
6 12 (24.49%) JIRA
6 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
7 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
8 10 (20.41%) Coaching
8 10 (20.41%) Hortonworks
8 10 (20.41%) Cloudera
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.37%) Degree
10 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.33%) Firewall
11 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.29%) .NET
11 7 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 7 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.29%) Serverless
2 7 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Trello
4 3 (6.12%) Office 365
5 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) BGP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) IOS XR
3 1 (2.04%) OSPF
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (12.24%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
6 2 (4.08%) QlikView
6 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) Gatling
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Data Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Relationships Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Mortgage Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Data Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (12.24%) OpenSocial
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) NHS
1 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (26.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (24.49%) Data Engineering
4 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
5 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (20.41%) Coaching
6 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (14.29%) IT Strategy
7 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PHP
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
1 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Ansible
1 7 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Cloudera
2 10 (20.41%) Hortonworks
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) VMware