Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +42 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 157 206 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.70% 3.68% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.95% 25.06% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 124 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.93% -4.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £547 £500 £500
England median daily rate £440 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £18.24 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.13% -52.01% +153.33%
10th Percentile £14.03 £11.05 £25.38
90th Percentile £20.51 £26.94 £67.60
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.52% -16.92% +8.33%

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 605 822 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.26% 14.68% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 503 650
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £399 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +9.24% +7.54%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £565 £508
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 42
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.51% -7.11% +1.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £28.68
England median hourly rate £26.87 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% +13.33% +14.36%

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 October 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
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 October 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 -6 108 £415 +10.67% 46
South Yorkshire +9 30 £497 +24.25% 14
North Yorkshire +7 9 £294 -11.32% 4
East Yorkshire -5 3 £200 -55.56% 5
Humberside 0 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 74 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (22.29%) Finance
3 35 (22.29%) Project Management
4 34 (21.66%) User Experience
5 31 (19.75%) Microsoft
6 28 (17.83%) Scrum
7 25 (15.92%) Psychology
8 24 (15.29%) SQL
8 24 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (14.01%) Computer Science
10 19 (12.10%) Data Modelling
11 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
11 18 (11.46%) Change Management
11 18 (11.46%) Human Factors
12 17 (10.83%) Usability Testing
12 17 (10.83%) Analytics
12 17 (10.83%) PRINCE2
12 17 (10.83%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (10.19%) Cognitive Psychology
13 16 (10.19%) Service Design
13 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (10.19%) Data Quality
14 15 (9.55%) HTML
15 14 (8.92%) NHS
15 14 (8.92%) Market Research
16 13 (8.28%) Test Automation
16 13 (8.28%) Mathematics
16 13 (8.28%) Java
16 13 (8.28%) TOGAF

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 11 (7.01%) SAS
2 4 (2.55%) Confluence
2 4 (2.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (3.82%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.64%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.64%) InVision
7 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.64%) SPSS
7 1 (0.64%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) Internet
2 6 (3.82%) Firewall
3 5 (3.18%) DHCP
3 5 (3.18%) DNS
3 5 (3.18%) LAN
3 5 (3.18%) WAN
3 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 4 (2.55%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) Broadband
5 2 (1.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) MS Access
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.18%) Big Data
5 5 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.18%) GIS
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.91%) DTS
6 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.91%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.91%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.91%) Toad
4 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.27%) Grunt
4 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.27%) Mocha
4 2 (1.27%) Protractor
4 2 (1.27%) Selenium
4 2 (1.27%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.64%) LSMW
5 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Banking
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.82%) Electronics
3 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.91%) Billing
4 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Analyst
1 27 (17.20%) User Researcher
2 23 (14.65%) Developer
3 17 (10.83%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.92%) Architect
5 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) Senior Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.73%) User Experience Researcher
7 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Design Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Designer
8 6 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Digital User Researcher
9 5 (3.18%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.55%) HTML
2 11 (7.01%) Web Services
3 9 (5.73%) .NET
4 8 (5.10%) CSS
5 7 (4.46%) RESTful
6 5 (3.18%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.18%) HTML5
6 5 (3.18%) jQuery
6 5 (3.18%) XML
7 4 (2.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.91%) Node.js
9 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.27%) Ajax
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.27%) Chai
9 2 (1.27%) CSS3
9 2 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.27%) REST
9 2 (1.27%) Sass
9 2 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (21.66%) User Experience
3 22 (14.01%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.92%) NHS
5 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.10%) Blog
7 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.82%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.91%) PMI
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.27%) IVR
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.64%) RIA
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) Linux
3 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.29%) Project Management
3 28 (17.83%) Scrum
4 25 (15.92%) Psychology
5 24 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.10%) Data Modelling
7 18 (11.46%) Change Management
7 18 (11.46%) Human Factors
8 17 (10.83%) Analytics
8 17 (10.83%) PRINCE2
8 17 (10.83%) Usability Testing
9 16 (10.19%) Cognitive Psychology
9 16 (10.19%) Service Design
10 14 (8.92%) Market Research
11 13 (8.28%) Mathematics
11 13 (8.28%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.28%) TOGAF
11 13 (8.28%) Web Development
12 11 (7.01%) Anthropology
12 11 (7.01%) Sociology
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.29%) SQL
2 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.28%) Java
4 12 (7.64%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) VBA
6 5 (3.18%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) Delphi
7 4 (2.55%) Ruby
7 4 (2.55%) VB
8 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (6.37%) Master's Degree
3 9 (5.73%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) HND
5 5 (3.18%) CISSP
5 5 (3.18%) ISEB
5 5 (3.18%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.55%) PMP
7 3 (1.91%) MCSE
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CCNP
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CISM
8 2 (1.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.64%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.64%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CISA
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.91%) PMO
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) P3O
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Kibana
1 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) SAP
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.18%) Cognos
4 5 (3.18%) HP
4 5 (3.18%) Tableau
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.27%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 2 (1.27%) McAfee
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Splunk
6 2 (1.27%) Talend
7 1 (0.64%) Qualys
7 1 (0.64%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.64%) Veeam