Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 72 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 87 144 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.78% 2.98% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.95% 19.30% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 109
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +4.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £240 £314 £281
90th Percentile £537 £634 £583
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £57.50 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.56% -43.75% +158.06%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% +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 436 746 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.92% 15.45% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 470 372
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £220 £280 £195
90th Percentile £600 £625 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.88% +2.00% +2.99%
10th Percentile £10.80 £9.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £26.44 £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.62 £23.50
% change year-on-year +22.28% +21.80% -9.40%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +10 68 £403 -11.54% 67
South Yorkshire +27 16 £400 -1.23% 32
North Yorkshire -11 2 £400 -17.95% 21
East Yorkshire +1 1 £225 -30.77% 10
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (29.89%) Finance
3 25 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (27.59%) Project Management
5 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
5 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.69%) Linux
6 18 (20.69%) Change Management
7 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
8 15 (17.24%) Unix
9 14 (16.09%) ITIL
9 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.09%) PRINCE2
10 13 (14.94%) Java
10 13 (14.94%) XML
11 12 (13.79%) SOAP
11 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
12 11 (12.64%) Web Services
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle
13 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (11.49%) HTTP
13 10 (11.49%) Integration Testing
13 10 (11.49%) Bash Shell
13 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (11.49%) Coaching
14 9 (10.34%) Algorithms
14 9 (10.34%) Analytics
14 9 (10.34%) Jenkins

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 (8.05%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) SAS
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Appian
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) Sketch
5 1 (1.15%) SPSS
5 1 (1.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.30%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Primavera
3 1 (1.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) AWS
1 4 (4.60%) Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (1.15%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.15%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) BGP
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) MPLS
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) SNMP
4 2 (2.30%) VoIP
4 2 (2.30%) VPN
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.30%) WLAN
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) DNS
5 1 (1.15%) FTP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.15%) SMTP
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.05%) Spotfire
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.15%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Power BI
6 1 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.20%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) FitNesse
5 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) RStudio
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.90%) Legal
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Consultant
3 9 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.34%) TIBCO Developer
4 8 (9.20%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Tester
6 5 (5.75%) Designer
6 5 (5.75%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Unix Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.60%) Project Officer
7 4 (4.60%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Support Officer
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) SOAP
3 11 (12.64%) Web Services
4 9 (10.34%) JDBC
4 9 (10.34%) JMS
4 9 (10.34%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 3 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.45%) pytest
5 3 (3.45%) WSDL
5 3 (3.45%) XSD
6 2 (2.30%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) Node.js
6 2 (2.30%) React
6 2 (2.30%) Redux
6 2 (2.30%) SAML
7 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.15%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) PMI
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.15%) Blog
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) FMCG
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Unix
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.05%) SUSE
3 7 (8.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (27.59%) Project Management
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.69%) Change Management
5 14 (16.09%) ITIL
5 14 (16.09%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
6 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 10 (11.49%) Coaching
7 10 (11.49%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Analytics
8 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.20%) Time Management
9 8 (9.20%) User Stories
10 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 7 (8.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (8.05%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) Java
2 10 (11.49%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) XPath
4 7 (8.05%) AWK
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) C#
7 2 (2.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) R
8 1 (1.15%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) CISSP
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) RIBA
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.30%) HND
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CISM
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.15%) P3O
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) iptables
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Ansible
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.30%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) PingFederate
3 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.30%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) TIBCO
4 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.60%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
6 3 (3.45%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) Cognos
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.30%) Meraki
7 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.30%) Ping Identity
7 2 (2.30%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.30%) VMware