Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 19 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 -22
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 271 395 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.03% 8.09% 5.19%
As % of the General category 27.71% 23.70% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 227 152
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +5.52%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £162
90th Percentile £613 £609 £538
England median daily rate £464 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.32% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.32 £16.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.60% +35.00% -12.41%
10th Percentile £16.86 £11.44 £9.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.50 £26.00
England median hourly rate £18.13 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.61% +18.75% -

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 978 1,667 1,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.59% 34.14% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 1,073 999
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -0.99%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £258
90th Percentile £613 £575 £570
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 86 51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.95 £16.26 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.17% +2.49% +15.94%
10th Percentile £13.44 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £58.75 £39.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Yorkshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor 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 19 February 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 +17 194 £483 +1.58% 57
South Yorkshire -6 44 £486 +4.57% 10
North Yorkshire -2 26 £550 +10.00% 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 82 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.45%) NHS
3 49 (18.08%) Azure
4 48 (17.71%) Microsoft
5 47 (17.34%) SQL
6 36 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (12.18%) Migration
8 32 (11.81%) Microservices
9 30 (11.07%) AWS
10 29 (10.70%) .NET
11 27 (9.96%) Project Management
12 26 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (9.23%) Project Delivery
13 25 (9.23%) Windows
13 25 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (8.86%) Java
15 23 (8.49%) Python
15 23 (8.49%) Data Modelling
15 23 (8.49%) DevOps
15 23 (8.49%) Security Cleared
16 21 (7.75%) TOGAF
17 20 (7.38%) SQL Server
17 20 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (7.38%) User Stories
18 19 (7.01%) Node.js
19 18 (6.64%) XML
19 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (6.64%) Data Management
19 18 (6.64%) Business Analysis
19 18 (6.64%) PaaS

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 10 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.32%) Confluence
3 7 (2.58%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.58%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.11%) nginx
6 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Kentico
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) Sketch
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) InVision
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.37%) Minerva
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.08%) Azure
2 30 (11.07%) AWS
3 18 (6.64%) PaaS
4 17 (6.27%) SaaS
5 14 (5.17%) IaaS
6 11 (4.06%) Office 365
7 10 (3.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.69%) GCP
8 9 (3.32%) Boomi
9 7 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (2.58%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.21%) Slack
11 4 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.11%) Route 53
12 3 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.74%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.58%) Skype
2 4 (1.48%) DHCP
2 4 (1.48%) DNS
3 3 (1.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) DKIM
5 1 (0.37%) DMARC
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) IPsec
5 1 (0.37%) IPv6
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (3.32%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.58%) Apache Hive
4 7 (2.58%) Big Data
4 7 (2.58%) Flink
4 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.58%) HBase
4 7 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.58%) Power BI
4 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.11%) MySQL
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.43%) JIRA
2 8 (2.95%) JUnit
2 8 (2.95%) Spock
2 8 (2.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.85%) Postman
4 5 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.74%) GitLab
6 2 (0.74%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) Sahi
7 1 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.37%) WATIR
7 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (6.27%) Finance
2 5 (1.85%) Legal
3 4 (1.48%) Local Government
4 3 (1.11%) Law
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (20.66%) Analyst
2 47 (17.34%) Architect
3 32 (11.81%) Developer
4 28 (10.33%) Business Analyst
5 21 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (7.01%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.17%) Data Architect
8 12 (4.43%) Consultant
9 9 (3.32%) Designer
9 9 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.32%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.58%) Transition Manager
12 6 (2.21%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.21%) Big Data Architect
12 6 (2.21%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.21%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.21%) Data Manager
12 6 (2.21%) Senior Manager
13 5 (1.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.70%) .NET
2 19 (7.01%) Node.js
3 18 (6.64%) XML
4 17 (6.27%) JSON
4 17 (6.27%) Web Services
5 12 (4.43%) HTML
6 11 (4.06%) CSS
7 10 (3.69%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.69%) RESTful
7 10 (3.69%) Spring
7 10 (3.69%) Spring Boot
8 8 (2.95%) REST
9 7 (2.58%) Kafka
9 7 (2.58%) React
10 6 (2.21%) Vue.js
11 5 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.85%) SOAP
11 5 (1.85%) WCF
11 5 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.45%) NHS
2 25 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.54%) User Experience
4 9 (3.32%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.95%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.74%) CMDB
10 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.37%) Blog
11 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.37%) PMI
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.23%) Windows
2 15 (5.54%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.69%) Linux
4 9 (3.32%) Unix
5 7 (2.58%) CentOS
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (12.18%) Migration
4 32 (11.81%) Microservices
5 27 (9.96%) Project Management
6 26 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (9.23%) Project Delivery
8 23 (8.49%) Data Modelling
8 23 (8.49%) DevOps
9 21 (7.75%) TOGAF
10 20 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.38%) User Stories
11 18 (6.64%) Business Analysis
11 18 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.64%) Data Management
12 17 (6.27%) Open Source
13 16 (5.90%) Infrastructure as Code
13 16 (5.90%) Scrum
13 16 (5.90%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.54%) Co-Creation
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.34%) SQL
2 24 (8.86%) Java
3 23 (8.49%) Python
4 18 (6.64%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.17%) C#
5 14 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.69%) Java 8
7 9 (3.32%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.95%) ES6
8 8 (2.95%) Go
8 8 (2.95%) Perl
9 7 (2.58%) Kotlin
9 7 (2.58%) Scala
10 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.11%) Ruby
12 2 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.74%) VB
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (5.17%) Degree
3 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) ISEB
5 3 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) CCNP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.37%) IIBA
7 1 (0.37%) MCSD
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) Data Quality
1 10 (3.69%) SLA
2 7 (2.58%) GDPR
3 6 (2.21%) QA
4 5 (1.85%) PMO
5 3 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) GAAP
6 1 (0.37%) NCSC
6 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.58%) Docker
4 7 (2.58%) HDFS
5 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.17%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.69%) Terraform
3 8 (2.95%) SCCM
4 7 (2.58%) Ansible
4 7 (2.58%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.58%) Prometheus
4 7 (2.58%) Puppet
5 5 (1.85%) Rancher
6 4 (1.48%) Grafana
6 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.74%) Nagios
7 2 (0.74%) Packer
8 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.37%) Salt
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.37%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 48 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.06%) VMware
3 8 (2.95%) Dell
3 8 (2.95%) Oracle
4 7 (2.58%) Tableau
5 5 (1.85%) SAP
5 5 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.85%) Splunk
6 4 (1.48%) Google
7 3 (1.11%) Databricks
7 3 (1.11%) HP
7 3 (1.11%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (1.11%) QNAP
7 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.74%) ESRI
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) Sparx
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix