Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 16 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -21
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 209 372 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.35% 8.41% 4.93%
As % of the General category 28.13% 22.61% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 227 159
Median daily rate £523 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.18% +18.18% +5.77%
10th Percentile £240 £313 £226
90th Percentile £638 £588 £539
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 15
Median hourly rate £20.11 £18.70 £10.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +81.20% -17.44%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £8.42
90th Percentile £32.50 £35.00 £16.20
England median hourly rate £20.06 £19.43 £15.16
% change year-on-year +3.22% +28.17% -6.28%

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 743 1,645 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.78% 37.18% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 1,107 961
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -0.62%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £259
90th Percentile £635 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 75 48
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.25 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.58% -25.81% +78.85%
10th Percentile £11.91 £10.50 £9.74
90th Percentile £37.30 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £22.57
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.91% +4.98%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 +16 162 £525 +13.21% 7
South Yorkshire -16 28 £474 -5.25% 1
North Yorkshire -8 16 £450 -10.00% 1
East Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 85 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.53%) Azure
3 39 (18.66%) AWS
4 32 (15.31%) NHS
4 32 (15.31%) Java
5 31 (14.83%) Migration
6 28 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
8 25 (11.96%) BDD
9 24 (11.48%) SQL
10 23 (11.00%) Python
10 23 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.00%) Test Automation
10 23 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (10.53%) Service Design
12 21 (10.05%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (10.05%) TDD
13 20 (9.57%) Degree
13 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.09%) Windows
14 19 (9.09%) Project Management
15 18 (8.61%) Docker
16 17 (8.13%) User Experience
16 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.13%) Microservices
16 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
16 17 (8.13%) Business Analysis
17 16 (7.66%) Kubernetes
17 16 (7.66%) Java 8
18 15 (7.18%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

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 12 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.87%) Confluence
3 5 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.44%) SAS
5 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.48%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Kentico
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.96%) InVision
4 2 (0.96%) Sketch
4 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.53%) Azure
2 39 (18.66%) AWS
3 10 (4.78%) GitHub
4 9 (4.31%) Office 365
5 7 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.35%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.87%) Amazon Cognito
6 6 (2.87%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.87%) Serverless
7 4 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.91%) GCP
7 4 (1.91%) SaaS
8 3 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.96%) Apigee
9 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.96%) PaaS
9 2 (0.96%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.96%) Slack
9 2 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Skype
2 3 (1.44%) 5G
2 3 (1.44%) Firewall
2 3 (1.44%) VPN
3 2 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DKIM
4 1 (0.48%) DMARC
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) IPv6
4 1 (0.48%) ISDN
4 1 (0.48%) MPLS
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) VSAN
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.35%) Big Data
4 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.44%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.96%) Power BI
7 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.74%) GitLab
3 10 (4.78%) Bitbucket
3 10 (4.78%) JIRA
4 7 (3.35%) Mockito
4 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.39%) Postman
5 5 (2.39%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.96%) Snyk
8 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.48%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.48%) Sahi
8 1 (0.48%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (4.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.39%) Legal
3 3 (1.44%) Law
3 3 (1.44%) Local Government
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Electronics
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) Developer
2 31 (14.83%) Architect
3 30 (14.35%) Analyst
4 19 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.61%) Designer
6 14 (6.70%) User Researcher
7 13 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.35%) Consultant
9 7 (3.35%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.35%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.87%) Data Architect
10 6 (2.87%) Product Manager
10 6 (2.87%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.39%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.39%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.39%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) .NET
2 10 (4.78%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (4.78%) XML
3 9 (4.31%) JAX-RS
3 9 (4.31%) JSON
4 7 (3.35%) HTML
4 7 (3.35%) REST
5 6 (2.87%) CSS
5 6 (2.87%) Node.js
5 6 (2.87%) SOAP
5 6 (2.87%) WSDL
6 5 (2.39%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.39%) Kafka
6 5 (2.39%) WCF
6 5 (2.39%) Web Services
6 5 (2.39%) XML Schema
6 5 (2.39%) XSLT
7 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.44%) Ajax
8 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.31%) NHS
2 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) User Experience
3 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) LIMS
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) PACS
7 1 (0.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.09%) Windows
2 14 (6.70%) Windows 10
3 10 (4.78%) Linux
3 10 (4.78%) Unix
4 8 (3.83%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.83%) Migration
3 25 (11.96%) BDD
4 23 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (11.00%) Test Automation
5 22 (10.53%) Service Design
6 21 (10.05%) Continuous Deployment
6 21 (10.05%) TDD
7 19 (9.09%) Project Management
8 17 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 17 (8.13%) Microservices
9 15 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.18%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 14 (6.70%) Market Research
10 14 (6.70%) Project Delivery
11 13 (6.22%) Data Analysis
11 13 (6.22%) Pair Programming
12 12 (5.74%) Data Management
12 12 (5.74%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.31%) Java
2 24 (11.48%) SQL
3 23 (11.00%) Python
4 16 (7.66%) Java 8
5 13 (6.22%) C#
6 9 (4.31%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.87%) Go
8 5 (2.39%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.44%) Ruby
10 3 (1.44%) VBA
11 2 (0.96%) Perl
11 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.57%) Degree
3 13 (6.22%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (4.31%) DBS Check
6 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.96%) CISM
8 2 (0.96%) CISSP
8 2 (0.96%) CRISC
8 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.48%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.91%) GDPR
3 4 (1.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (8.61%) Docker
2 10 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (7.66%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.74%) Terraform
3 10 (4.78%) SCCM
4 4 (1.91%) SCOM
5 3 (1.44%) Ansible
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.44%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.96%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.48%) Rancher
7 1 (0.48%) Salt
7 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.83%) Databricks
3 6 (2.87%) SAP
4 4 (1.91%) Google
4 4 (1.91%) Oracle
4 4 (1.91%) VMware
5 3 (1.44%) Apple
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe
6 2 (0.96%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco
6 2 (0.96%) HP
6 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.96%) Sparx
7 1 (0.48%) Dell
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.48%) Isilon
7 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.48%) Splunk