Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +38
Contract jobs citing Degree 199 180 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.02% 4.25% 3.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.26% 28.75% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 117 151
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £290 £261 £254
90th Percentile £613 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £443 £420
% change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £18.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% +60.00% -70.39%
10th Percentile £14.69 £15.27 £9.63
90th Percentile £38.75 £35.15 £12.68
England median hourly rate £36.25 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% +13.39% -6.67%

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 730 626 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.76% 14.80% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 357 564
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £575 £565 £600
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.77% +3.49% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +20.69% -19.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.90 £23.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.79
% change year-on-year -21.74% +7.33% +16.47%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -8 137 £425 +3.03% 98
South Yorkshire +12 55 £425 -15.00% 39
North Yorkshire +1 4 - - 29
East Yorkshire -4 1 - - 8
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 77 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.15%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (23.62%) Computer Science
4 41 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (18.09%) Finance
6 33 (16.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (13.07%) Java
8 25 (12.56%) Decision-Making
9 24 (12.06%) ITIL
9 24 (12.06%) Linux
10 23 (11.56%) Unix
11 22 (11.06%) SMS
11 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
11 22 (11.06%) Project Management
11 22 (11.06%) Psychology
11 22 (11.06%) Market Research
12 21 (10.55%) Analytics
13 20 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (10.05%) CISSP
14 19 (9.55%) Python
14 19 (9.55%) Web Services
14 19 (9.55%) Usability Testing
14 19 (9.55%) Marketing
14 19 (9.55%) User Experience
14 19 (9.55%) Terraform
14 19 (9.55%) Serverless
15 18 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (9.05%) Firewall
16 17 (8.54%) Information Security
16 17 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation

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 13 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.51%) SAS
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.50%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.55%) Serverless
3 17 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (8.54%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (8.54%) Amazon S3
3 17 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (8.54%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (8.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (4.52%) Force.com
4 9 (4.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (2.01%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.51%) Slack
6 3 (1.51%) Trello
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) SMS
2 18 (9.05%) Firewall
3 5 (2.51%) DNS
4 4 (2.01%) LAN
4 4 (2.01%) WAN
5 3 (1.51%) BGP
5 3 (1.51%) MPLS
5 3 (1.51%) OSPF
6 2 (1.01%) Network Security
6 2 (1.01%) VoIP
6 2 (1.01%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) SSL
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.52%) MySQL
6 6 (3.02%) MS Access
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.01%) Big Data
8 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.01%) Power BI
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.50%) OLAP
9 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.54%) JIRA
2 11 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (3.02%) Subversion
5 4 (2.01%) AppScan
6 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.50%) Gradle
7 1 (0.50%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (18.09%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Marketing
3 9 (4.52%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Legal
4 8 (4.02%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.02%) Retail
6 4 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.51%) Publishing
7 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
8 2 (1.01%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (16.08%) Analyst
2 23 (11.56%) User Researcher
3 22 (11.06%) Architect
4 19 (9.55%) Developer
5 18 (9.05%) Consultant
6 13 (6.53%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.53%) AWS Consultant
8 10 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Monitoring Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) Salesforce Developer
12 5 (2.51%) Automation Tester
12 5 (2.51%) Developer in Test
12 5 (2.51%) Information Analyst
12 5 (2.51%) IT Support
12 5 (2.51%) SOC Analyst
12 5 (2.51%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.55%) Web Services
2 10 (5.03%) REST
3 9 (4.52%) SOAP
3 9 (4.52%) Visualforce
4 8 (4.02%) .NET
4 8 (4.02%) CSS
4 8 (4.02%) HTML
4 8 (4.02%) Kafka
5 7 (3.52%) Spring
6 6 (3.02%) JSON
6 6 (3.02%) XML
7 4 (2.01%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.51%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.01%) React
9 2 (1.01%) Sass
10 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 58 (29.15%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (23.62%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.55%) User Experience
4 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.52%) Blog
6 7 (3.52%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.51%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.51%) NHS
10 3 (1.51%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.50%) Clustering
11 1 (0.50%) Fintech
11 1 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.50%) PMI
11 1 (0.50%) Social Media
11 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.06%) Linux
2 23 (11.56%) Unix
3 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.02%) SUSE
4 6 (3.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.02%) Windows
5 4 (2.01%) Solaris
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.01%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (12.56%) Decision-Making
4 24 (12.06%) ITIL
5 22 (11.06%) Market Research
5 22 (11.06%) Project Management
5 22 (11.06%) Psychology
6 21 (10.55%) Analytics
7 19 (9.55%) Usability Testing
8 18 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (8.54%) Auto-Scaling
9 17 (8.54%) Information Security
10 16 (8.04%) SDLC
10 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.54%) CRM
11 15 (7.54%) OO
11 15 (7.54%) Scrum
12 13 (6.53%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.53%) High Availability
12 13 (6.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.07%) Java
2 19 (9.55%) Python
3 10 (5.03%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.52%) Apex Code
4 9 (4.52%) C#
4 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.52%) SOQL
5 8 (4.02%) SQL
6 5 (2.51%) Java 8
7 4 (2.01%) C
8 3 (1.51%) Go
9 2 (1.01%) Perl
9 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.01%) R
10 1 (0.50%) Erlang
10 1 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) Scala
10 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (16.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (10.05%) CISSP
3 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.03%) CISM
5 9 (4.52%) ISACA
6 7 (3.52%) CCNA
6 7 (3.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (2.51%) CISA
7 5 (2.51%) CRISC
7 5 (2.51%) CSSLP
7 5 (2.51%) GIAC
7 5 (2.51%) GSSP-.NET
7 5 (2.51%) GSSP-JAVA
7 5 (2.51%) GWAPT
7 5 (2.51%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.01%) PMP
9 3 (1.51%) CCNP
9 3 (1.51%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.02%) GDPR
4 5 (2.51%) GxP
5 4 (2.01%) PMO
6 3 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.51%) QA
7 2 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (1.01%) HL7
7 2 (1.01%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) Docker
2 6 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Xen
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (9.55%) Terraform
2 12 (6.03%) Ansible
3 6 (3.02%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.01%) Puppet
4 4 (2.01%) SCCM
5 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.51%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.01%) Grafana
6 2 (1.01%) Graylog
6 2 (1.01%) Kibana
6 2 (1.01%) Nessus
6 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Ambari
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
7 1 (0.50%) SCSM
7 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.53%) Splunk
3 10 (5.03%) Cisco
3 10 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle
5 8 (4.02%) CA
6 7 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.52%) VMware
7 6 (3.02%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.02%) HP
8 5 (2.51%) F5
8 5 (2.51%) Google
8 5 (2.51%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.51%) Cadence
10 3 (1.51%) Citrix
10 3 (1.51%) Dell
10 3 (1.51%) EMC
10 3 (1.51%) NetApp
10 3 (1.51%) SAP