Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Academic Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 52 79
Rank change year-on-year +11 +27 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 169 197 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.80% 3.68% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.00% 25.75% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 108 113
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +15.11%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £255
90th Percentile £550 £491 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £39.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.06% -60.91% +153.03%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.08 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.03% -22.64% +21.99%

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 626 765 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.08% 14.30% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 453 715
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% +1.47% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £244 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.57 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% -6.03% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.37 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.50 £28.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -6 105 £406 +16.69% 53
South Yorkshire +12 40 £494 +16.24% 8
North Yorkshire +13 16 £325 +14.04% 7
East Yorkshire -5 2 £222 - 1
Humberside - 2 £400 - 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 85 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.89%) User Experience
3 36 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (18.93%) Finance
5 31 (18.34%) Project Management
6 30 (17.75%) Psychology
7 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (13.02%) Analytics
9 19 (11.24%) Human Factors
9 19 (11.24%) Usability Testing
9 19 (11.24%) Scrum
10 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
10 18 (10.65%) Computer Science
10 18 (10.65%) Prototyping
11 17 (10.06%) Cognitive Psychology
11 17 (10.06%) Python
12 16 (9.47%) ITIL
12 16 (9.47%) Banking
12 16 (9.47%) Market Research
12 16 (9.47%) Sociology
12 16 (9.47%) Anthropology
12 16 (9.47%) Service Design
13 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (8.88%) Change Management
13 15 (8.88%) PRINCE2
14 14 (8.28%) SQL
14 14 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.28%) Splunk
14 14 (8.28%) Blog

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 6 (3.55%) SAS
2 4 (2.37%) CMS
2 4 (2.37%) Confluence
3 3 (1.78%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.37%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.59%) InVision
7 1 (0.59%) SPSS
7 1 (0.59%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.59%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) SMS
2 4 (2.37%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (1.18%) Broadband
3 2 (1.18%) VoIP
3 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) DHCP
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) Big Data
2 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.96%) GIS
4 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.59%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) MS Access
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Axure RP
1 5 (2.96%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.37%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) Calabash
3 3 (1.78%) Capybara
3 3 (1.78%) Selenium
3 3 (1.78%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.59%) Maven
5 1 (0.59%) NuGet
5 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (18.93%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.78%) Local Government
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (18.93%) User Researcher
2 28 (16.57%) Analyst
3 14 (8.28%) Digital User Researcher
3 14 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.10%) Architect
5 11 (6.51%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) Developer
6 10 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (5.92%) Senior Manager
7 9 (5.33%) Designer
7 9 (5.33%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Tester
9 6 (3.55%) Automation Tester
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Designer
9 6 (3.55%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Implementation Specialist
10 5 (2.96%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) HTML
2 10 (5.92%) CSS
3 6 (3.55%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) Web Services
4 4 (2.37%) Ajax
4 4 (2.37%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.37%) HTML5
4 4 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.78%) Node.js
5 3 (1.78%) React
5 3 (1.78%) SOAP
6 2 (1.18%) J2EE
6 2 (1.18%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
7 1 (0.59%) Dropwizard
7 1 (0.59%) IDoc
7 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.59%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.89%) User Experience
2 36 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.65%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.28%) Blog
5 12 (7.10%) NHS
6 9 (5.33%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.96%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.78%) PMI
11 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.59%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.59%) RIA
12 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.55%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Linux
3 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.34%) Project Management
3 30 (17.75%) Psychology
4 22 (13.02%) Analytics
4 22 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.24%) Human Factors
5 19 (11.24%) Scrum
5 19 (11.24%) Usability Testing
6 18 (10.65%) Prototyping
7 17 (10.06%) Cognitive Psychology
8 16 (9.47%) Anthropology
8 16 (9.47%) ITIL
8 16 (9.47%) Market Research
8 16 (9.47%) Service Design
8 16 (9.47%) Sociology
9 15 (8.88%) Change Management
9 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (8.88%) PRINCE2
10 14 (8.28%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
2 17 (10.06%) Python
3 14 (8.28%) SQL
4 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.10%) Perl
6 10 (5.92%) C#
7 9 (5.33%) Java
8 6 (3.55%) Ruby
9 3 (1.78%) Scala
9 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.59%) ABAP
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) CISSP
2 7 (4.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (4.14%) Master's Degree
3 5 (2.96%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.37%) CISM
4 4 (2.37%) HND
5 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.78%) MCSE
5 3 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.78%) PMP
6 2 (1.18%) CCNP
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCSA
6 2 (1.18%) MCSD
6 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.59%) CCIE
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) HL7
5 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.18%) Kibana
3 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Splunk
3 11 (6.51%) CA
4 6 (3.55%) HP
4 6 (3.55%) SAP
5 4 (2.37%) Adobe
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco
6 3 (1.78%) IBM
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle
6 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.18%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.18%) Google
7 2 (1.18%) McAfee
7 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.18%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix
8 1 (0.59%) Intel
8 1 (0.59%) Qualys
8 1 (0.59%) Symantec