Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 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.

Academic Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 49 45
Rank change year-on-year -55 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing Degree 102 193 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.18% 4.11% 4.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.78% 30.30% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 133 108
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £264 £294 £221
90th Percentile £525 £608 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +90.75% +88.07%
10th Percentile £17.33 £14.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.73 £40.00 £35.89
England median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +16.67% -20.00%

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 740 637 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.83% 13.57% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 386 389
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £231
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £19.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.34% +19.41% +6.45%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.78 £11.84
90th Percentile £42.70 £40.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.00% -9.09% +1.85%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 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 -23 59 £425 +4.62% 94
North Yorkshire +6 18 £431 +15.00% 22
South Yorkshire -59 13 £413 -9.84% 53
East Yorkshire 0 8 £325 +175.42% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.37%) Finance
3 27 (26.47%) Computer Science
4 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (20.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (15.69%) SQL
7 16 (15.69%) ITIL
8 15 (14.71%) Project Management
9 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.73%) Python
10 13 (12.75%) Windows
10 13 (12.75%) Cisco
11 12 (11.76%) Linux
11 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 11 (10.78%) Change Management
12 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
13 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (9.80%) User Experience
13 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (8.82%) Analytics
14 9 (8.82%) Docker
14 9 (8.82%) CCNA
14 9 (8.82%) OO
14 9 (8.82%) DNS
14 9 (8.82%) Migration
14 9 (8.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 8 (7.84%) Firewall

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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.92%) Confluence
2 4 (3.92%) SAS
3 3 (2.94%) WordPress
4 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.96%) InDesign
5 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.98%) BASE24
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.90%) Office 365
5 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (1.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.98%) Apigee
7 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.98%) PaaS
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) DNS
2 8 (7.84%) Firewall
3 7 (6.86%) BGP
3 7 (6.86%) OSPF
4 6 (5.88%) LAN
4 6 (5.88%) Network Security
4 6 (5.88%) WAN
5 5 (4.90%) MPLS
5 5 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.92%) VoIP
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.94%) DHCP
7 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.94%) VPN
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.96%) PBX
8 2 (1.96%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Big Data
1 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
1 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
1 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) Impala
2 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.94%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.96%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Selenium
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.98%) Ant
4 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.98%) CMake
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.98%) GoCD
4 1 (0.98%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Billing
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (13.73%) Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Developer
3 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Architect
4 8 (7.84%) Designer
5 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Tester
6 6 (5.88%) User Researcher
7 5 (4.90%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Web Services
2 6 (5.88%) CSS
2 6 (5.88%) HTML
3 5 (4.90%) .NET
3 5 (4.90%) Kafka
4 2 (1.96%) CSS3
4 2 (1.96%) GStreamer
4 2 (1.96%) Sass
5 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.98%) Django
5 1 (0.98%) Java EE
5 1 (0.98%) Java SE
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) React
5 1 (0.98%) Velocity
5 1 (0.98%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.80%) User Experience
3 5 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.92%) PMI
5 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Photography
6 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) CCTV
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Tandem
7 1 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) Computer Science
3 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (15.69%) ITIL
5 15 (14.71%) Project Management
6 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.78%) Change Management
7 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.82%) Analytics
9 9 (8.82%) Migration
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.84%) Scrum
10 8 (7.84%) Service Management
10 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.86%) Market Research
11 7 (6.86%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) Python
3 8 (7.84%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) Java
3 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.92%) C++
5 3 (2.94%) Ruby
5 3 (2.94%) Scala
5 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.96%) C
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
6 2 (1.96%) PHP
6 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.96%) Tcl
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.98%) Korn
7 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.82%) CCNA
4 8 (7.84%) CCNP
4 8 (7.84%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.90%) PMP
6 4 (3.92%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.96%) ACCA
8 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.96%) CAPM
8 2 (1.96%) CCSA
8 2 (1.96%) CIMA
8 2 (1.96%) CISA
8 2 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) PMO
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) GDPR
3 2 (1.96%) P3O
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.98%) GAMP
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Terraform
2 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.96%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.98%) Oozie
4 1 (0.98%) SCSM
4 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) Cisco
3 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.84%) F5
4 6 (5.88%) VMware
5 5 (4.90%) Google
5 5 (4.90%) SAP
5 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.92%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) HP
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.94%) Tableau
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.96%) CA
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) NetApp
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle
8 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.96%) Planview