Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +32
Contract jobs citing Degree 191 158 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.88% 3.72% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.49% 25.65% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 123
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £414 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +8.88% -5.00%
10th Percentile £324 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £547 £500
England median daily rate £450 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.50 £14.20 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.54% -22.13% -52.01%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.03 £11.05
90th Percentile £36.90 £20.51 £26.94
England median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% +16.36% -15.38%

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 721 616 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.64% 14.50% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 365 498
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +7.27%
10th Percentile £251 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £553 £565
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.20 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -2.29% -8.37%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.25 £11.46
90th Percentile £33.23 £35.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +10.87%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 149 £450 +7.14% 77
South Yorkshire 0 25 £425 -15.00% 32
North Yorkshire -3 10 £475 +61.70% 17
East Yorkshire +1 2 £400 +100.00% 15
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 72 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.55%) Computer Science
3 56 (29.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (21.99%) Finance
5 39 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
7 28 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (14.14%) Java
9 22 (11.52%) Web Services
9 22 (11.52%) OO
9 22 (11.52%) Firewall
9 22 (11.52%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (11.52%) Serverless
9 22 (11.52%) Terraform
10 21 (10.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (10.99%) Amazon S3
10 21 (10.99%) SharePoint
11 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
11 20 (10.47%) Amazon ELB
11 20 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (10.47%) Auto-Scaling
11 20 (10.47%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (9.95%) DevOps
13 18 (9.42%) Python
13 18 (9.42%) CISSP
14 17 (8.90%) Project Management
14 17 (8.90%) Docker
14 17 (8.90%) Test Automation

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 21 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) SAS
2 5 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.62%) WordPress
3 3 (1.57%) Confluence
3 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.57%) InDesign
5 3 (1.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.52%) Serverless
3 21 (10.99%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (10.99%) Amazon S3
3 21 (10.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 20 (10.47%) Amazon ELB
4 20 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (10.47%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.19%) Trello
6 4 (2.09%) Force.com
6 4 (2.09%) iPaaS
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.05%) Slack
9 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.52%) Firewall
2 7 (3.66%) DNS
2 7 (3.66%) LAN
2 7 (3.66%) WAN
3 6 (3.14%) BGP
3 6 (3.14%) OSPF
3 6 (3.14%) SMS
4 5 (2.62%) MPLS
5 4 (2.09%) VoIP
6 3 (1.57%) Network Security
7 2 (1.05%) DHCP
7 2 (1.05%) SSL
7 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.05%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.52%) SAN
8 1 (0.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.52%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.66%) MySQL
4 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.62%) MS Access
5 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.57%) Big Data
6 3 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.05%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.05%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.33%) JIRA
2 11 (5.76%) Selenium
3 6 (3.14%) Subversion
4 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.57%) AppScan
5 3 (1.57%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.05%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.52%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.52%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 42 (21.99%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Marketing
3 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.19%) Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.19%) Legal
5 7 (3.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.57%) Publishing
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) German Language
8 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (17.28%) Analyst
2 29 (15.18%) Architect
3 26 (13.61%) Developer
4 17 (8.90%) Consultant
5 13 (6.81%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (6.81%) User Researcher
6 11 (5.76%) AWS Consultant
6 11 (5.76%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Agile Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Automation Tester
7 9 (4.71%) Developer in Test
7 9 (4.71%) Java Automation Tester
7 9 (4.71%) Java Developer in Test
7 9 (4.71%) Test Automation Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Tester
8 8 (4.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Agile Tester
8 8 (4.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 8 (4.19%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.52%) Web Services
2 13 (6.81%) Kafka
3 11 (5.76%) CSS
4 9 (4.71%) HTML
5 8 (4.19%) .NET
6 6 (3.14%) REST
6 6 (3.14%) SOAP
6 6 (3.14%) Spring
7 5 (2.62%) RESTful
8 4 (2.09%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.09%) CSS3
8 4 (2.09%) JSON
8 4 (2.09%) Sass
8 4 (2.09%) Visualforce
8 4 (2.09%) XML
9 3 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.57%) HTML5
9 3 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.57%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (34.55%) Computer Science
2 39 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.85%) User Experience
4 10 (5.24%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.19%) NHS
6 7 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.62%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.57%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.57%) Photography
9 3 (1.57%) Social Media
10 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.76%) Windows
2 8 (4.19%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.66%) Linux
4 4 (2.09%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (11.52%) OO
4 20 (10.47%) Auto-Scaling
5 19 (9.95%) DevOps
6 17 (8.90%) Decision-Making
6 17 (8.90%) Project Management
6 17 (8.90%) Test Automation
7 16 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.85%) Information Security
8 15 (7.85%) ITIL
9 14 (7.33%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.33%) TOGAF
10 13 (6.81%) Market Research
10 13 (6.81%) Psychology
11 12 (6.28%) Mathematics
11 12 (6.28%) Scrum
11 12 (6.28%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.14%) Java
2 18 (9.42%) Python
3 15 (7.85%) C#
4 13 (6.81%) SQL
5 11 (5.76%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.19%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.62%) PHP
8 4 (2.09%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.09%) Java 8
8 4 (2.09%) SOQL
9 3 (1.57%) Go
9 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Tcl
11 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (29.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (9.42%) CISSP
3 15 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.19%) CCNA
4 8 (4.19%) CISM
4 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.66%) ISACA
6 6 (3.14%) CCNP
6 6 (3.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.62%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.09%) CCIE
8 4 (2.09%) CISA
9 3 (1.57%) GIAC
9 3 (1.57%) GSSP-.NET
9 3 (1.57%) GSSP-JAVA
9 3 (1.57%) GWAPT
9 3 (1.57%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.14%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.14%) PMO
2 5 (2.62%) GxP
3 4 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.09%) QA
4 2 (1.05%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.05%) HL7
5 1 (0.52%) GAMP
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (8.90%) Docker
2 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.05%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (11.52%) Terraform
2 11 (5.76%) Ansible
3 6 (3.14%) SCCM
4 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.57%) Nessus
4 3 (1.57%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.57%) Puppet
4 3 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.05%) Grafana
5 2 (1.05%) Graylog
5 2 (1.05%) Kibana
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) SCSM
5 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.05%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.52%) Oozie
6 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) Cisco
3 10 (5.24%) VMware
4 9 (4.71%) F5
5 7 (3.66%) Splunk
6 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.14%) SAP
7 5 (2.62%) Citrix
7 5 (2.62%) NetApp
7 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.09%) Adobe
8 4 (2.09%) CA
8 4 (2.09%) Dell
8 4 (2.09%) EMC
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle
8 4 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.57%) Google
9 3 (1.57%) Lotus
9 3 (1.57%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.05%) TOWER Software