Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 42 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 +28
Contract jobs citing Degree 169 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.39% 3.80% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.12% 26.78% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 116 108
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £491
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +158.06% -60.91%
10th Percentile £14.56 £14.07 £11.53
90th Percentile £35.15 £40.00 £23.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.08
% change year-on-year +23.08% +20.03% -22.64%

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 764 631 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.34% 14.19% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 378 460
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +3.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £209 £249
90th Percentile £600 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 47 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% -6.03%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £27.08 £40.00 £24.50
England median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.96% +5.74%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +7 130 £450 +10.97% 81
South Yorkshire -30 16 £425 -13.97% 34
North Yorkshire -7 11 £475 +46.15% 21
East Yorkshire +5 5 £325 +46.73% 14
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.50%) Computer Science
3 55 (32.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (21.89%) Finance
5 34 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (14.79%) Microsoft
8 24 (14.20%) Firewall
9 22 (13.02%) OO
9 22 (13.02%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (13.02%) Serverless
9 22 (13.02%) Terraform
10 21 (12.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (12.43%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (12.43%) Amazon S3
10 21 (12.43%) ITIL
11 20 (11.83%) Web Services
11 20 (11.83%) Java
11 20 (11.83%) Amazon ELB
11 20 (11.83%) Auto-Scaling
11 20 (11.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (11.24%) SharePoint
13 17 (10.06%) Cisco
13 17 (10.06%) User Experience
14 16 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (9.47%) Project Management
14 16 (9.47%) Python
14 16 (9.47%) 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 19 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.55%) WordPress
3 5 (2.96%) SAS
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.78%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.37%) InDesign
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.37%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.02%) Serverless
3 21 (12.43%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (12.43%) Amazon S3
3 21 (12.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 20 (11.83%) Amazon ELB
4 20 (11.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.96%) Trello
7 4 (2.37%) Force.com
7 4 (2.37%) iPaaS
7 4 (2.37%) Office 365
7 4 (2.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.20%) Firewall
2 9 (5.33%) DNS
3 8 (4.73%) BGP
3 8 (4.73%) OSPF
4 7 (4.14%) LAN
4 7 (4.14%) WAN
5 6 (3.55%) MPLS
6 5 (2.96%) SMS
7 4 (2.37%) VoIP
8 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.18%) DHCP
9 2 (1.18%) Network Security
9 2 (1.18%) TACACS
9 2 (1.18%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.18%) VPN
9 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.59%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.02%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.14%) MySQL
4 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.96%) MS Access
5 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.78%) Big Data
6 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.18%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.18%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Selenium
2 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.33%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) Subversion
5 3 (1.78%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.18%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.59%) Xcode
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Marketing
3 8 (4.73%) Legal
3 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (14.79%) Analyst
2 23 (13.61%) Developer
3 20 (11.83%) Architect
4 19 (11.24%) Consultant
5 11 (6.51%) AWS Consultant
6 10 (5.92%) Agile Developer
6 10 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.92%) User Researcher
7 9 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Agile Tester
7 9 (5.33%) Automation Tester
7 9 (5.33%) Developer in Test
7 9 (5.33%) Java Automation Tester
7 9 (5.33%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Java Developer in Test
7 9 (5.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 9 (5.33%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.33%) Test Automation Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.83%) Web Services
2 12 (7.10%) Kafka
3 11 (6.51%) CSS
4 10 (5.92%) HTML
5 5 (2.96%) .NET
5 5 (2.96%) RESTful
5 5 (2.96%) SOAP
6 4 (2.37%) JSON
6 4 (2.37%) REST
6 4 (2.37%) Visualforce
6 4 (2.37%) XML
7 3 (1.78%) CSS3
8 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.18%) Django
8 2 (1.18%) HTML5
8 2 (1.18%) Node.js
8 2 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.18%) React
8 2 (1.18%) Sass
8 2 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.06%) User Experience
3 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.55%) NHS
4 6 (3.55%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.37%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.37%) Photography
6 4 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.37%) Social Media
7 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Linux
3 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.96%) Unix
5 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.50%) Computer Science
3 27 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (13.02%) OO
5 21 (12.43%) ITIL
6 20 (11.83%) Auto-Scaling
7 16 (9.47%) Project Management
7 16 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.88%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.28%) DevOps
9 14 (8.28%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.10%) Decision-Making
11 12 (7.10%) Information Security
11 12 (7.10%) Scrum
12 11 (6.51%) Analytics
12 11 (6.51%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (6.51%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.83%) Java
2 16 (9.47%) Python
3 15 (8.88%) C#
4 14 (8.28%) SQL
5 12 (7.10%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.96%) PHP
8 4 (2.37%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.37%) SOQL
9 3 (1.78%) Go
9 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) Tcl
11 1 (0.59%) Java 8
11 1 (0.59%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (32.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.92%) CCNA
4 8 (4.73%) CCNP
4 8 (4.73%) CISSP
5 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (2.96%) PMP
8 4 (2.37%) CCIE
8 4 (2.37%) CISM
8 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.78%) ISACA
9 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.78%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.18%) CCSA
10 2 (1.18%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) GxP
1 5 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.96%) PMO
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.59%) GAMP
4 1 (0.59%) P3O
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Docker
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (13.02%) Terraform
2 10 (5.92%) Ansible
3 7 (4.14%) SCCM
4 3 (1.78%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.18%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.18%) Grafana
5 2 (1.18%) Graylog
5 2 (1.18%) Kibana
5 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.18%) Puppet
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.59%) Nessus
6 1 (0.59%) Oozie
6 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) Cisco
3 11 (6.51%) F5
4 10 (5.92%) VMware
5 7 (4.14%) Citrix
6 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.55%) SAP
6 6 (3.55%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.96%) Adobe
7 5 (2.96%) EMC
7 5 (2.96%) NetApp
7 5 (2.96%) Splunk
8 4 (2.37%) Dell
8 4 (2.37%) Oracle
8 4 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.78%) CA
10 2 (1.18%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.18%) Lotus
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Remedy