Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 +31
Contract jobs citing Degree 187 188 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.85% 4.53% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.12% 30.72% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 112 143
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £272 £269
90th Percentile £575 £545 £648
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £26.12 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.14% +100.92% -56.82%
England median hourly rate £38.46 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +30.36% -15.71% +16.67%

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 665 612 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.70% 14.74% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 342 580
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £606
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.81% -14.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.38 £11.98
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.40 £24.18
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -36 107 £425 +6.25% 98
South Yorkshire +23 72 £425 -8.11% 34
North Yorkshire 0 4 £383 -10.00% 25
East Yorkshire -10 3 £90 -73.53% 10
Humberside -2 1 £450 +28.57%
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 87 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.16%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (25.67%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (20.32%) Finance
5 30 (16.04%) User Experience
6 29 (15.51%) ITIL
7 27 (14.44%) Computer Science
7 27 (14.44%) Decision-Making
8 26 (13.90%) Analytics
8 26 (13.90%) Unix
8 26 (13.90%) Linux
9 25 (13.37%) Python
9 25 (13.37%) Psychology
10 24 (12.83%) Market Research
11 23 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (12.30%) SMS
11 23 (12.30%) Java
12 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.76%) Usability Testing
13 20 (10.70%) Project Management
13 20 (10.70%) Service Design
14 19 (10.16%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (9.63%) Splunk
16 17 (9.09%) SQL
16 17 (9.09%) JIRA
17 16 (8.56%) CISSP
17 16 (8.56%) SDLC
18 15 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
19 14 (7.49%) Open Source
19 14 (7.49%) CA

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 9 (4.81%) SAS
2 4 (2.14%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.07%) Mule
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SAP APO
1 3 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.21%) Force.com
2 6 (3.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 5 (2.67%) Slack
4 3 (1.60%) Trello
5 2 (1.07%) IaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.07%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) SMS
2 4 (2.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.07%) DNS
3 2 (1.07%) Network Security
3 2 (1.07%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.67%) Power BI
5 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.14%) MySQL
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.07%) QlikView
7 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.07%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.53%) MS Access
8 1 (0.53%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.09%) JIRA
2 7 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.14%) AppScan
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.14%) Subversion
5 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (20.32%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Banking
3 12 (6.42%) Marketing
4 8 (4.28%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.21%) Legal
6 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.14%) Private Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 4 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.07%) Automotive
8 2 (1.07%) Billing
8 2 (1.07%) German Language
8 2 (1.07%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (14.97%) User Researcher
2 18 (9.63%) Analyst
3 16 (8.56%) Developer
4 14 (7.49%) Architect
5 12 (6.42%) Designer
6 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.81%) Consultant
8 7 (3.74%) Implementation Specialist
8 7 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.21%) Monitoring Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) Solaris Specialist
9 6 (3.21%) Splunk Specialist
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.21%) UX Designer
10 5 (2.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Data Scientist
10 5 (2.67%) SOC Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.67%) Unix Specialist
10 5 (2.67%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) .NET
1 13 (6.95%) HTML
2 9 (4.81%) CSS
3 7 (3.74%) REST
3 7 (3.74%) Web Services
4 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.21%) SOAP
4 6 (3.21%) Visualforce
5 5 (2.67%) Spring
6 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.14%) JSON
6 4 (2.14%) XML
7 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.60%) Kafka
7 3 (1.60%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.07%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.07%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.07%) Sass
9 1 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (33.16%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (16.04%) User Experience
3 27 (14.44%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.74%) Blog
5 7 (3.74%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.14%) NHS
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.53%) Animation
10 1 (0.53%) Fintech
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.90%) Linux
1 26 (13.90%) Unix
2 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (3.74%) Solaris
3 6 (3.21%) SUSE
3 6 (3.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.67%) Windows
5 2 (1.07%) AIX
5 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.67%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (15.51%) ITIL
4 27 (14.44%) Decision-Making
5 26 (13.90%) Analytics
6 25 (13.37%) Psychology
7 24 (12.83%) Market Research
8 23 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (11.76%) Usability Testing
10 20 (10.70%) Project Management
10 20 (10.70%) Service Design
11 19 (10.16%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (8.56%) SDLC
13 14 (7.49%) Open Source
13 14 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.95%) Data Analysis
15 12 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (6.42%) Qualitative Research
15 12 (6.42%) Scrum
15 12 (6.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) Python
2 23 (12.30%) Java
3 17 (9.09%) SQL
4 14 (7.49%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.81%) C#
6 9 (4.81%) Perl
7 6 (3.21%) Apex Code
7 6 (3.21%) SOQL
8 4 (2.14%) C
8 4 (2.14%) Java 8
8 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.14%) Scala
8 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.60%) ABAP
10 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.07%) R
11 1 (0.53%) ES6
11 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.56%) CISSP
2 10 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.81%) CISM
4 6 (3.21%) ISACA
4 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.67%) CISA
5 5 (2.67%) CRISC
5 5 (2.67%) CSSLP
5 5 (2.67%) GIAC
5 5 (2.67%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (2.67%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (2.67%) GWAPT
6 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (1.60%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.60%) CLAS
7 3 (1.60%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) GDPR
2 5 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) ISO 22301
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.60%) QA
5 2 (1.07%) HL7
5 2 (1.07%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.14%) Ambari
3 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.07%) Ansible
4 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.07%) Nessus
5 1 (0.53%) SCSM
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Splunk
3 14 (7.49%) CA
4 10 (5.35%) Oracle
5 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.28%) Google
7 7 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.74%) SAP
8 6 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.21%) HP
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco
9 5 (2.67%) VMware
10 4 (2.14%) Cadence
10 4 (2.14%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.60%) Capita
11 3 (1.60%) Tableau
12 2 (1.07%) Ariba
12 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.53%) Trend Micro