Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +21
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 257 169 336
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.97% 10.82% 8.04%
As % of the General category 22.54% 21.47% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 118 228
10th Percentile £209 £209 £225
25th Percentile £363 £313 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £520 £475
Median % change year-on-year -5.29% +9.47% +11.76%
75th Percentile £551 £575 £538
90th Percentile £600 £627 £575
England median daily rate £495 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 40
10th Percentile £13.06 £14.29 £13.95
25th Percentile £13.91 £15.85 £15.11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.11 £19.01
Median % change year-on-year -14.22% +5.79% +24.25%
75th Percentile £22.60 £26.27 £23.66
90th Percentile £29.38 £27.56 £28.76
England median hourly rate £17.96 £20.06 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +11.42% +16.28%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,140 787 2,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.68% 50.38% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 503 1,453
10th Percentile £215 £265 £230
25th Percentile £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £563 £538 £510
90th Percentile £612 £600 £575
England median daily rate £513 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 64 107
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £9.31
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.19 £11.26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.21
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +9.50% -1.76%
75th Percentile £22.88 £22.48 £21.75
90th Percentile £27.68 £26.83 £26.45
England median hourly rate £19.47 £20.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.35% +2.85% +6.95%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
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 Public Sector within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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 -3 168 £500 -3.85% 50
North Yorkshire +13 34 £475 +4.11% 7
South Yorkshire +2 22 £328 -40.45% 11
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 78 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.29%) Social Skills
3 39 (15.18%) NHS
3 39 (15.18%) Azure
4 34 (13.23%) AWS
5 30 (11.67%) Migration
6 28 (10.89%) Finance
7 26 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.56%) Project Management
9 21 (8.17%) Degree
9 21 (8.17%) DevOps
10 19 (7.39%) Java
10 19 (7.39%) SAP
11 18 (7.00%) ITIL
11 18 (7.00%) Windows
11 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (7.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.84%) Service Management
12 15 (5.84%) SQL
12 15 (5.84%) Product Management
12 15 (5.84%) Project Delivery
13 14 (5.45%) Workshop Facilitation
13 14 (5.45%) User Research
13 14 (5.45%) Coaching
13 14 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.45%) Microsoft
14 13 (5.06%) Asset Management
14 13 (5.06%) User Experience
14 13 (5.06%) Problem-Solving

Public Sector
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 5 (1.95%) Confluence
1 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) CMS
2 3 (1.17%) Drupal
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) Jadu
3 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.78%) WordPress
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.39%) SAS
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.18%) Azure
2 34 (13.23%) AWS
3 12 (4.67%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (4.67%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.28%) SaaS
5 8 (3.11%) GCP
5 8 (3.11%) PaaS
6 6 (2.33%) Azure Service Bus
6 6 (2.33%) IaaS
7 4 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.78%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (0.78%) Route 53
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.39%) Slack
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Firewall
2 4 (1.56%) 5G
2 4 (1.56%) LAN
2 4 (1.56%) VPN
2 4 (1.56%) WAN
3 3 (1.17%) DNS
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) Intranet
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
4 2 (0.78%) Skype
4 2 (0.78%) VoIP
4 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
5 1 (0.39%) DHCP
5 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) Network Security
5 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.39%) VLAN
5 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.67%) Power BI
2 9 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.95%) Metadata
6 3 (1.17%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.78%) Big Data
7 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) Riak
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.33%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) Liquibase
3 4 (1.56%) Selenium
4 3 (1.17%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.78%) GitLab
5 2 (0.78%) RStudio
5 2 (0.78%) TestNG
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Gatling
6 1 (0.39%) Mockito
6 1 (0.39%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (18.29%) Social Skills
2 28 (10.89%) Finance
3 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.11%) Local Government
5 5 (1.95%) Marketing
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Law
6 4 (1.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Humanities
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 36 (14.01%) Analyst
2 35 (13.62%) Architect
3 34 (13.23%) Developer
4 16 (6.23%) Business Analyst
5 13 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.67%) Technical Architect
7 11 (4.28%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (4.28%) Designer
8 9 (3.50%) Consultant
8 9 (3.50%) Product Manager
8 9 (3.50%) SAP Architect
9 8 (3.11%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.72%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.72%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Java Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.95%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.89%) .NET
2 9 (3.50%) Web Services
3 7 (2.72%) REST
3 7 (2.72%) Swagger
4 6 (2.33%) .NET Core
4 6 (2.33%) Node.js
5 4 (1.56%) CSS
5 4 (1.56%) hapi
5 4 (1.56%) HTML
6 3 (1.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.17%) JSON
6 3 (1.17%) XML
7 2 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.78%) HTML5
7 2 (0.78%) Spine.js
7 2 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.18%) NHS
2 13 (5.06%) User Experience
3 10 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.17%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.78%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) PACS
7 2 (0.78%) PKI
7 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.39%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.72%) Linux
2 7 (2.72%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.17%) Android
4 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.17%) Unix
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.67%) Migration
3 26 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (8.56%) Project Management
5 21 (8.17%) DevOps
6 18 (7.00%) ITIL
7 15 (5.84%) Product Management
7 15 (5.84%) Project Delivery
7 15 (5.84%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.84%) Service Management
8 14 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.45%) Coaching
8 14 (5.45%) User Research
8 14 (5.45%) Workshop Facilitation
9 13 (5.06%) Asset Management
9 13 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (4.67%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.67%) ERP
10 12 (4.67%) Microservices
10 12 (4.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.39%) Java
2 15 (5.84%) SQL
3 11 (4.28%) Python
4 10 (3.89%) PHP
5 7 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.56%) Scala
8 3 (1.17%) C#
8 3 (1.17%) Java 8
9 2 (0.78%) Groovy
9 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.78%) R
9 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) ABAP
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) Erlang
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.17%) Degree
2 18 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.17%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.78%) ISEB
7 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) CIPD
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) Accessibility
1 9 (3.50%) GDPR
1 9 (3.50%) PMO
2 5 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) DICOM
4 2 (0.78%) HL7
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) NIST
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.67%) Docker
2 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.11%) Terraform
3 7 (2.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.78%) SELinux
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.39%) Grafana
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (7.39%) SAP
2 14 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.89%) Oracle
4 8 (3.11%) Google
5 6 (2.33%) Splunk
6 5 (1.95%) Databricks
7 4 (1.56%) Cisco
7 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.56%) VMware
8 3 (1.17%) Ariba
8 3 (1.17%) BiZZdesign
8 3 (1.17%) Citrix
8 3 (1.17%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.78%) IBM
9 2 (0.78%) NetApp
10 1 (0.39%) Apple
10 1 (0.39%) McAfee
10 1 (0.39%) Novell
10 1 (0.39%) Remedy