Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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.

High Availability
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 118 143
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 -1
Contract jobs citing High Availability 42 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.94% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.96% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 70 60
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £444 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +16.78% -1.94%
10th Percentile £288 £296 £313
90th Percentile £526 £1,000 £526
England median daily rate £500 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.37% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +18.18% -

High Availability is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3706 4538 5120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.36% 84.08% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2955 3510
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing High Availability as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Yorkshire

High Availability
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 High Availability within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -18 32 £425 -7.61% 8
South Yorkshire +12 10 £438 -11.62% 3
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
2 16 (38.10%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) Python
5 12 (28.57%) Open Source
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) Pair Programming
7 10 (23.81%) Unix
7 10 (23.81%) Puppet
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Clustering
9 8 (19.05%) BDD
9 8 (19.05%) Scala
10 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 6 (14.29%) VMware
11 6 (14.29%) Perl
11 6 (14.29%) IBM
11 6 (14.29%) RESTful
12 5 (11.90%) DevOps
12 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
12 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.90%) Firewall
13 4 (9.52%) HP
13 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (9.52%) MySQL
13 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
13 4 (9.52%) KVM
13 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef

High Availability
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 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.38%) SAP EP
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) LDAP
3 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.38%) DocumentDB
4 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) GoCD
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (4.76%) Games
1 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Portal Developer
7 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.76%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) UX Developer
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 6 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) Grails
3 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) JDBC
4 2 (4.76%) JMS
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) DataPower
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.38%) HACMP
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) AIX
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Debian
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) Open Source
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.19%) Pair Programming
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Release Management
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.76%) Data Management
10 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Scala
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) Groovy
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) ABAP
9 1 (2.38%) C#
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) KVM
1 4 (9.52%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.76%) RHEV
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Juju
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) IBM
1 6 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) Sun
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Pega
6 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas