Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 35 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 +10
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 281 267 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.07% 5.34% 8.88%
As % of the General category 18.54% 17.06% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 137 204
Yorkshire median daily rate £480 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -1.16% +4.50%
10th Percentile £202 £216 £250
90th Percentile £567 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.25 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.83% +2.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.42 £8.79
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.44 £27.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £16.20 £16.18
% change year-on-year +12.65% +0.12% +1.13%

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 1,516 1,565 1,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.15% 31.30% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 1,003 989
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £557
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 72 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.41 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +16.07% +3.45%
10th Percentile £12.83 £10.79 £9.71
90th Percentile £37.34 £43.16 £35.90
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +11 176 £475 +6.15% 46
South Yorkshire +12 70 £500 +53.85% 10
North Yorkshire +10 26 £493 +15.88% 3
East Yorkshire 0 1 £325 -31.58%
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 98 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.66%) Azure
3 40 (14.23%) Microsoft
4 37 (13.17%) Migration
5 32 (11.39%) AWS
6 29 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (9.96%) Java
7 28 (9.96%) Windows
8 27 (9.61%) SQL
9 24 (8.54%) NHS
10 23 (8.19%) Project Management
10 23 (8.19%) Linux
10 23 (8.19%) Microservices
10 23 (8.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (7.47%) Test Automation
11 21 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.47%) Finance
12 20 (7.12%) TDD
12 20 (7.12%) ITIL
13 19 (6.76%) SC Cleared
13 19 (6.76%) Docker
14 18 (6.41%) DevOps
14 18 (6.41%) BDD
14 18 (6.41%) Web Development
15 17 (6.05%) Oracle
15 17 (6.05%) Python
15 17 (6.05%) Project Delivery
16 16 (5.69%) Windows 10
16 16 (5.69%) Java 8

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 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (1.78%) Confluence
2 5 (1.78%) SAS
3 4 (1.42%) Apache
3 4 (1.42%) CMS
3 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.07%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Jadu
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Academy Housing
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Minerva
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.66%) Azure
2 32 (11.39%) AWS
3 16 (5.69%) Office 365
4 12 (4.27%) PaaS
5 11 (3.91%) SaaS
6 10 (3.56%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.85%) IaaS
8 6 (2.14%) GitHub
9 4 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (1.07%) Boomi
10 3 (1.07%) BrowserStack
10 3 (1.07%) Heroku
10 3 (1.07%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.27%) DNS
2 8 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.49%) HTTP
3 7 (2.49%) Skype
3 7 (2.49%) SSL
4 6 (2.14%) DHCP
5 3 (1.07%) FTP
5 3 (1.07%) IPsec
5 3 (1.07%) MPLS
6 2 (0.71%) Internet
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) ADSL
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) ISDN
7 1 (0.36%) NAS
7 1 (0.36%) PSTN
7 1 (0.36%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.69%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.85%) MySQL
5 8 (2.85%) Power BI
6 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.07%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.71%) DB2
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.71%) Parquet
10 2 (0.71%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.27%) Mockito
3 11 (3.91%) JIRA
4 10 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.49%) Selenium
5 7 (2.49%) Subversion
5 7 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.78%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.42%) Gatling
7 4 (1.42%) JMeter
7 4 (1.42%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.42%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.07%) GitLab
8 3 (1.07%) Grunt
8 3 (1.07%) gulp
8 3 (1.07%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.07%) Mocha
9 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (7.47%) Finance
2 11 (3.91%) Local Government
3 5 (1.78%) Publishing
4 4 (1.42%) Legal
4 4 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Social Housing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (15.30%) Developer
2 36 (12.81%) Analyst
3 28 (9.96%) Architect
4 21 (7.47%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.41%) Designer
6 15 (5.34%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.27%) Content Designer
7 12 (4.27%) Product Manager
8 11 (3.91%) Consultant
9 10 (3.56%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.20%) User Researcher
11 8 (2.85%) Digital Product Manager
11 8 (2.85%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.49%) Desktop Engineer
13 6 (2.14%) Coordinator
13 6 (2.14%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (2.14%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.14%) Support Analyst
14 5 (1.78%) Network Consultant
14 5 (1.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.69%) Web Services
2 13 (4.63%) .NET
3 11 (3.91%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (3.91%) JAX-RS
4 10 (3.56%) JSON
4 10 (3.56%) Node.js
5 8 (2.85%) CSS
5 8 (2.85%) HTML
5 8 (2.85%) REST
5 8 (2.85%) XML
6 6 (2.14%) Sass
6 6 (2.14%) SOAP
7 5 (1.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.78%) jQuery
7 5 (1.78%) WCF
7 5 (1.78%) WSDL
7 5 (1.78%) XML Schema
7 5 (1.78%) XSLT
8 4 (1.42%) RESTful
8 4 (1.42%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.54%) NHS
2 16 (5.69%) User Experience
3 13 (4.63%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.49%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.49%) Handset
6 5 (1.78%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.78%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.42%) Social Media
8 3 (1.07%) CCTV
8 3 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.07%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) Blog
9 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.71%) CMDB
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.96%) Windows
2 23 (8.19%) Linux
3 16 (5.69%) Windows 10
4 13 (4.63%) Unix
5 12 (4.27%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.17%) Migration
3 29 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (8.19%) Microservices
4 23 (8.19%) Project Management
5 21 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (7.47%) Test Automation
6 20 (7.12%) ITIL
6 20 (7.12%) TDD
7 18 (6.41%) BDD
7 18 (6.41%) DevOps
7 18 (6.41%) Web Development
8 17 (6.05%) Project Delivery
9 16 (5.69%) Pair Programming
10 15 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.34%) Data Analysis
11 14 (4.98%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (4.98%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.96%) Java
2 27 (9.61%) SQL
3 17 (6.05%) Python
4 16 (5.69%) Java 8
5 10 (3.56%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.49%) PHP
6 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.14%) C#
7 6 (2.14%) Ruby
7 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) R
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.78%) DBS Check
4 5 (1.78%) Degree
5 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.36%) CISA
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) IIBA
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.69%) SLA
2 12 (4.27%) QA
3 10 (3.56%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.85%) PMO
5 5 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.78%) WCAG
6 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) HL7
8 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (6.76%) Docker
2 13 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.07%) XenApp
5 2 (0.71%) HDFS
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.85%) Puppet
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.78%) Ansible
5 4 (1.42%) Salt
6 3 (1.07%) Grafana
6 3 (1.07%) Rancher
6 3 (1.07%) SCCM
6 3 (1.07%) Terraform
7 2 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.71%) WMI
8 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 40 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.05%) Oracle
3 7 (2.49%) Samsung
4 5 (1.78%) Cisco
4 5 (1.78%) Splunk
4 5 (1.78%) VMware
5 4 (1.42%) HP
5 4 (1.42%) SAP
5 4 (1.42%) Zend
6 3 (1.07%) Adobe
6 3 (1.07%) Dell
6 3 (1.07%) IDERA
6 3 (1.07%) Tealium
6 3 (1.07%) Unilink
7 2 (0.71%) Anite
7 2 (0.71%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.71%) Databricks
7 2 (0.71%) QNAP
7 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.71%) UiPath