Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 51 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 122 199 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.98% 4.02% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.72% 27.26% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 129 117
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £219 £290 £261
90th Percentile £525 £613 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £24.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.21% +34.72% +60.00%
10th Percentile £16.75 £14.69 £15.27
90th Percentile £66.50 £38.75 £35.15
England median hourly rate £43.91 £36.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +21.13% +14.17% +13.39%

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 537 730 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.12% 14.76% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 456 361
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +1.67% +4.50%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.41 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.39% -0.51% +22.81%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £56.30 £35.00 £41.90
England median hourly rate £36.00 £22.66 £29.00
% change year-on-year +58.87% -21.86% +9.43%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -5 82 £400 -5.88% 91
South Yorkshire -32 24 £400 -5.88% 23
North Yorkshire +10 10 £400 - 29
East Yorkshire +9 6 £210 - 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.07%) Finance
3 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.23%) Computer Science
5 31 (25.41%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (22.95%) Project Management
7 27 (22.13%) SQL
8 22 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (14.75%) Change Management
9 18 (14.75%) Analytics
9 18 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
10 17 (13.93%) Python
11 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.30%) Google
13 14 (11.48%) Retail
13 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.48%) JavaScript
13 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (11.48%) Mathematics
14 13 (10.66%) Master's Degree
14 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
14 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 13 (10.66%) Scrum
15 12 (9.84%) Statistics
15 12 (9.84%) Java
15 12 (9.84%) Windows

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 (8.20%) SAS
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) CMS
4 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.28%) SPSS
6 3 (2.46%) Stata
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.64%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.10%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.82%) Apigee
6 1 (0.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.82%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) DNS
2 5 (4.10%) Internet
3 4 (3.28%) FTP
3 4 (3.28%) HTTP
3 4 (3.28%) SMTP
3 4 (3.28%) SSH
3 4 (3.28%) SSL
4 3 (2.46%) BGP
4 3 (2.46%) LAN
4 3 (2.46%) MPLS
4 3 (2.46%) NAS
4 3 (2.46%) Network Security
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.64%) VoIP
5 2 (1.64%) VPN
5 2 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) Big Data
2 9 (7.38%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.38%) MySQL
3 8 (6.56%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (4.92%) BigQuery
4 6 (4.92%) QlikView
5 5 (4.10%) Pentaho
5 5 (4.10%) Power BI
6 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) Impala
7 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.46%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.82%) GIS
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) JIRA
2 8 (6.56%) Selenium
3 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.46%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.46%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (36.07%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Retail
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 6 (4.92%) Billing
4 6 (4.92%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.10%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.28%) Social Science
7 2 (1.64%) Law
7 2 (1.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (18.85%) Analyst
2 13 (10.66%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.38%) Tester
6 8 (6.56%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.10%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Applications Packager
8 4 (3.28%) Architect
8 4 (3.28%) Data Scientist
8 4 (3.28%) Designer
8 4 (3.28%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) User Researcher
9 3 (2.46%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.46%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) Web Services
1 7 (5.74%) XML
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 6 (4.92%) CSS
3 5 (4.10%) Gherkin
3 5 (4.10%) pytest
3 5 (4.10%) SAML
4 4 (3.28%) D3.js
4 4 (3.28%) ggplot
4 4 (3.28%) HTML
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.28%) SOAP
5 3 (2.46%) GraphQL
5 3 (2.46%) Kafka
5 3 (2.46%) LDAP
5 3 (2.46%) Node.js
5 3 (2.46%) Spring
5 3 (2.46%) WSDL
5 3 (2.46%) XSD
6 2 (1.64%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Virtual Team
3 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.46%) CCTV
6 3 (2.46%) Clustering
6 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.64%) Blog
7 2 (1.64%) PMI
7 2 (1.64%) Pricing Data
7 2 (1.64%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.82%) FMCG
8 1 (0.82%) Lidar
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Linux
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) AIX
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.23%) Computer Science
3 31 (25.41%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (22.95%) Project Management
5 18 (14.75%) Analytics
5 18 (14.75%) Change Management
6 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.48%) Mathematics
8 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 13 (10.66%) Scrum
10 12 (9.84%) Statistics
11 11 (9.02%) DevOps
11 11 (9.02%) Time Management
12 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.20%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (8.20%) ITIL
12 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) SQL
2 17 (13.93%) Python
3 14 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.84%) Java
5 7 (5.74%) C#
6 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.92%) C
7 4 (3.28%) C++
7 4 (3.28%) Perl
8 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.46%) Scala
8 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.82%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (10.66%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.74%) CISSP
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.10%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.28%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (3.28%) HND
6 4 (3.28%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.46%) ISEB
7 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.46%) PMP
8 2 (1.64%) CCNA
8 2 (1.64%) CISA
8 2 (1.64%) MCSE
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) PMO
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) GDPR
2 3 (2.46%) P3O
2 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.64%) Dublin Core
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.82%) IFRS
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.46%) vSphere
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) iptables
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) PingFederate
1 5 (4.10%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.64%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.64%) Nagios
3 2 (1.64%) Terraform
3 2 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) Google
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle
4 10 (8.20%) Tableau
5 8 (6.56%) SAP
6 7 (5.74%) VMware
7 5 (4.10%) HP
7 5 (4.10%) Ping Identity
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco
8 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.46%) BMC
9 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix
9 3 (2.46%) F5
9 3 (2.46%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.46%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.64%) Meraki
10 2 (1.64%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.64%) Xamarin