Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +30
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 209 263 409
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.37% 10.35% 8.67%
As % of the General category 31.91% 30.48% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 171 285
10th Percentile £194 £253 £313
25th Percentile £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £501 £475
Median % change year-on-year -5.09% +5.37% +11.76%
75th Percentile £550 £578 £550
90th Percentile £600 £638 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 53
10th Percentile £12.68 £12.96 £10.75
25th Percentile £16.83 £17.83 £14.90
Median hourly rate £25.98 £20.11 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.19% +14.91% +37.25%
75th Percentile £28.00 £24.21 £21.40
90th Percentile £30.23 £27.38 £25.16
England median hourly rate £18.95 £18.00 £18.16
% change year-on-year +5.28% -0.87% +17.52%

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 655 863 1,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.78% 33.95% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 563 1,150
10th Percentile £225 £308 £263
25th Percentile £330 £363 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £445 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £548 £519
90th Percentile £600 £638 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 77
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.15 £10.50
25th Percentile £16.02 £15.92 £13.00
Median hourly rate £24.40 £20.11 £16.87
Median % change year-on-year +21.33% +19.21% -3.07%
75th Percentile £28.00 £26.54 £21.40
90th Percentile £37.17 £52.75 £25.30
England median hourly rate £23.49 £20.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.97% -0.12% -2.33%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +1 139 £500 -4.76% 41
North Yorkshire +16 37 £475 +2.70% 1
South Yorkshire +7 24 £400 -20.04% 10
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 74 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.27%) NHS
3 32 (15.31%) Azure
4 31 (14.83%) AWS
5 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
6 21 (10.05%) Java
6 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.13%) SC Cleared
8 16 (7.66%) Service Management
8 16 (7.66%) Migration
8 16 (7.66%) Degree
9 14 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (6.70%) CSS
9 14 (6.70%) ITIL
9 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
9 14 (6.70%) Product Management
9 14 (6.70%) Node.js
10 13 (6.22%) Finance
10 13 (6.22%) TOGAF
10 13 (6.22%) Project Delivery
11 12 (5.74%) DevOps
12 11 (5.26%) Docker
12 11 (5.26%) User Experience
12 11 (5.26%) Project Management
12 11 (5.26%) HTML
12 11 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (4.78%) Business Case
13 10 (4.78%) SQL
13 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
13 10 (4.78%) Windows

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 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.91%) Mendix
3 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) Drupal
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.96%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (0.48%) Jadu
5 1 (0.48%) Moodle
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.48%) GIMP
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.31%) Azure
2 31 (14.83%) AWS
3 10 (4.78%) GCP
4 7 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (2.39%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (1.91%) IaaS
6 4 (1.91%) PaaS
6 4 (1.91%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.96%) SaaS
8 2 (0.96%) Serverless
8 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.39%) Firewall
3 3 (1.44%) DHCP
3 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.44%) LAN
3 3 (1.44%) WAN
3 3 (1.44%) Wireless
4 2 (0.96%) SAN
4 2 (0.96%) VLAN
4 2 (0.96%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.48%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.87%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.39%) QlikView
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.91%) MySQL
6 4 (1.91%) Power BI
6 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) MS Access
9 1 (0.48%) Riak
9 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.39%) JIRA
2 5 (2.39%) Selenium
3 4 (1.91%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.96%) GitLab
5 2 (0.96%) Grunt
5 2 (0.96%) gulp
5 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.96%) JMeter
5 2 (0.96%) Mocha
5 2 (0.96%) Postman
5 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) Gradle
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) RStudio
6 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 13 (6.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Local Government
3 5 (2.39%) Law
3 5 (2.39%) Marketing
4 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) Developer
2 28 (13.40%) Architect
3 23 (11.00%) Analyst
4 18 (8.61%) Technical Architect
5 12 (5.74%) Designer
5 12 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.31%) Product Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (2.87%) Consultant
8 6 (2.87%) Java Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.39%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.39%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) User Researcher
10 4 (1.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (1.91%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (1.91%) Java Developer
10 4 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.70%) CSS
1 14 (6.70%) Node.js
2 11 (5.26%) HTML
3 9 (4.31%) .NET
4 8 (3.83%) REST
5 6 (2.87%) JSON
5 6 (2.87%) React
5 6 (2.87%) Swagger
6 4 (1.91%) hapi
6 4 (1.91%) Mustache
6 4 (1.91%) Sass
7 3 (1.44%) SOAP
7 3 (1.44%) Spring
7 3 (1.44%) XML
8 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.96%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.96%) WCF
8 2 (0.96%) WSDL
8 2 (0.96%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.27%) NHS
2 11 (5.26%) User Experience
3 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.44%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.96%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (0.96%) PACS
6 2 (0.96%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.48%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.78%) Windows
2 8 (3.83%) Linux
3 6 (2.87%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.44%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (7.66%) Migration
2 16 (7.66%) Service Management
3 14 (6.70%) ITIL
3 14 (6.70%) Product Management
3 14 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (6.22%) Project Delivery
4 13 (6.22%) TOGAF
5 12 (5.74%) DevOps
6 11 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (5.26%) Project Management
7 10 (4.78%) Business Case
7 10 (4.78%) Coaching
7 10 (4.78%) Front End Development
7 10 (4.78%) TDD
7 10 (4.78%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (4.31%) Microservices
8 9 (4.31%) Product Backlog
8 9 (4.31%) Service Design
8 9 (4.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.05%) Java
1 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.78%) SQL
3 7 (3.35%) C#
4 6 (2.87%) PHP
5 5 (2.39%) Python
6 3 (1.44%) Java 8
7 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) ABAP
8 1 (0.48%) Erlang
8 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.48%) R
8 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.66%) Degree
4 8 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.91%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.96%) CCIE
7 2 (0.96%) ISEB
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) CCA
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) PMO
1 5 (2.39%) QA
1 5 (2.39%) WCAG
2 4 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.44%) GDPR
3 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.96%) DICOM
4 2 (0.96%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) HL7
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.48%) TARGET2
System Software
1 11 (5.26%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.35%) Terraform
3 4 (1.91%) SCCM
4 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.48%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.48%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.78%) Google
3 8 (3.83%) SAP
4 6 (2.87%) Databricks
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco
6 4 (1.91%) HP
6 4 (1.91%) OutSystems
6 4 (1.91%) Splunk
6 4 (1.91%) VMware
7 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) Aruba
8 2 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.96%) Brocade
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe
9 1 (0.48%) EMC
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) NetApp
9 1 (0.48%) Veeam