Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 151 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +40
Contract jobs citing SFIA 29 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 26
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £610 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.03% -12.86% -
10th Percentile £263 £421 £450
90th Percentile £688 £755 £788
England median daily rate £475 £552 £525
% change year-on-year -13.95% +5.14% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £53.00

SFIA is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,320 3,557 4,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.11% 85.26% 86.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,342 3,309
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 95 115
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -3.73% +6.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £32.65 £42.15
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in Yorkshire

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Yorkshire

SFIA
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 SFIA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 27 £475 -22.13% 2
South Yorkshire -14 4 £275 -54.92%
SFIA
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
2 11 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (37.93%) JIRA
2 11 (37.93%) Confluence
2 11 (37.93%) Apache Hive
2 11 (37.93%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 11 (37.93%) Terraform
2 11 (37.93%) Slack
3 10 (34.48%) Grafana
3 10 (34.48%) Graylog
3 10 (34.48%) Kafka
3 10 (34.48%) Puppet
3 10 (34.48%) Open Source
3 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Node.js
5 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
5 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) Artifactory
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Apache
5 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (24.14%) Service Management

SFIA
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 11 (37.93%) Confluence
2 8 (27.59%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Slack
2 5 (17.24%) SaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.90%) Serverless
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Apache Hive
1 11 (37.93%) Big Data
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) HBase
5 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (27.59%) Artifactory
3 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) ERwin
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) IT Manager
1 6 (20.69%) IT Services Manager
1 6 (20.69%) Service Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (37.93%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (34.48%) Kafka
3 9 (31.03%) Node.js
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) Spring Batch
4 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
4 6 (20.69%) Spring Security
5 3 (10.34%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Social Media
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Blog
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Open Source
2 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Coaching
5 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) Service Management
6 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Identification
6 6 (20.69%) Strategic Management
7 5 (17.24%) Line Management
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CISMP
2 4 (13.79%) CRISC
2 4 (13.79%) SANS
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CISM
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) APMG
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) QEMU
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Terraform
2 10 (34.48%) Grafana
2 10 (34.48%) Graylog
2 10 (34.48%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Kibana
3 2 (6.90%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Micro Focus
1 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) VMware