Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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.

Academic Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 47 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 172 196 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.77% 4.26% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.40% 29.25% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 106 108
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -6.17% +15.71%
10th Percentile £288 £213 £263
90th Percentile £548 £513 £608
England median daily rate £450 £427 £425
% change year-on-year +5.40% +0.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £18.24 £11.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.36% +63.54% -31.76%
England median hourly rate £34.11 £30.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year +13.70% -15.72% +24.07%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 585 670 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.81% 14.56% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 404 679
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £190 £229 £244
90th Percentile £538 £538 £557
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.18 £15.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +0.81% -5.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.80 £28.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 -26 99 £400 +12.28% 76
South Yorkshire +13 56 £475 +11.76% 37
North Yorkshire +2 11 £375 +20.00% 42
East Yorkshire -3 5 £118 -65.80% 11
Humberside -1 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 84 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.65%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (23.26%) User Experience
4 38 (22.09%) Finance
5 27 (15.70%) Python
6 26 (15.12%) ITIL
6 26 (15.12%) Psychology
6 26 (15.12%) Analytics
7 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.37%) Splunk
8 23 (13.37%) Collaborative Working
9 22 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (12.79%) Prototyping
10 21 (12.21%) Usability Testing
10 21 (12.21%) Project Management
10 21 (12.21%) HTML
11 20 (11.63%) Shell Script
11 20 (11.63%) Configuration Management
12 19 (11.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (11.05%) Perl
12 19 (11.05%) SQL
12 19 (11.05%) Banking
12 19 (11.05%) Service Design
13 18 (10.47%) Market Research
13 18 (10.47%) CA
14 17 (9.88%) Computer Science
14 17 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (9.30%) Software Engineering
16 15 (8.72%) CISSP
17 14 (8.14%) Mentoring

Degree
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 10 (5.81%) SAS
2 6 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) Mule
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.58%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) SAP APO
1 3 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Slack
2 4 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) SMS
2 5 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.16%) VoIP
3 2 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) SSL
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) Big Data
2 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.74%) Power BI
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.16%) QlikView
5 2 (1.16%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.91%) JIRA
2 4 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.74%) Calabash
3 3 (1.74%) Capybara
3 3 (1.74%) Selenium
3 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.74%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) NuGet
5 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (22.09%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.49%) Legal
5 5 (2.91%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Local Government
6 4 (2.33%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) User Researcher
2 23 (13.37%) Analyst
3 19 (11.05%) Designer
4 13 (7.56%) Developer
5 11 (6.40%) Digital User Researcher
6 10 (5.81%) Implementation Specialist
6 10 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.23%) Consultant
7 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Designer
7 9 (5.23%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (5.23%) UX Designer
8 8 (4.65%) Splunk Specialist
9 6 (3.49%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Automation Tester
9 6 (3.49%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.49%) Tester
9 6 (3.49%) User Experience Researcher
10 5 (2.91%) Interaction Designer
10 5 (2.91%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) HTML
2 13 (7.56%) CSS
3 10 (5.81%) .NET
4 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.33%) Ajax
5 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.33%) HTML5
5 4 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (2.33%) Web Services
6 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.74%) Node.js
6 3 (1.74%) React
6 3 (1.74%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.74%) SOAP
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.16%) REST
8 1 (0.58%) CSS3
8 1 (0.58%) Dropwizard
8 1 (0.58%) IDoc
8 1 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 51 (29.65%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (23.26%) User Experience
3 17 (9.88%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.98%) Blog
5 9 (5.23%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.91%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Animation
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.58%) RIA
8 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.81%) Linux
1 10 (5.81%) Unix
2 6 (3.49%) Windows
3 5 (2.91%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.58%) SUSE
4 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.12%) Analytics
2 26 (15.12%) ITIL
2 26 (15.12%) Psychology
3 23 (13.37%) Collaborative Working
4 22 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (12.79%) Prototyping
5 21 (12.21%) Project Management
5 21 (12.21%) Usability Testing
6 20 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 19 (11.05%) Service Design
8 18 (10.47%) Market Research
9 17 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.56%) SFIA
12 13 (7.56%) UX Design
13 12 (6.98%) Front End Development
13 12 (6.98%) Web Analytics
13 12 (6.98%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.70%) Python
2 20 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 19 (11.05%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.05%) Perl
3 19 (11.05%) SQL
4 12 (6.98%) Java
5 11 (6.40%) C#
6 6 (3.49%) Ruby
6 6 (3.49%) Scala
7 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.33%) ABAP
9 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) CISSP
2 7 (4.07%) CISM
3 4 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (1.74%) CLAS
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.74%) SAP Certification
4 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.16%) MCSD
5 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.58%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.58%) CRISC
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.74%) GDPR
3 3 (1.74%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.58%) HL7
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Ambari
2 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.37%) Splunk
3 18 (10.47%) CA
4 8 (4.65%) SAP
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle
6 4 (2.33%) Adobe
6 4 (2.33%) Cisco
6 4 (2.33%) Google
6 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.74%) IBM
7 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.74%) Tableau
7 3 (1.74%) VMware
8 2 (1.16%) Ariba
8 2 (1.16%) Capita
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) Cadence
9 1 (0.58%) Lotus