Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 114 188
Rank change year-on-year -70 +74 +24
Contract jobs citing SFIA 16 75 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 1.63% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.92% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 102 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +8.78% -37.93%
England median daily rate £498 £519 £460
% change year-on-year -4.05% +12.72% +10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 4,218 3,903 3,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.61% 84.88% 84.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 2,556 2,560
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £541 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 114 124
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £41.85 £41.35 £31.50
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
% change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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
South Yorkshire -34 8 £450 -15.89%
West Yorkshire -48 8 £513 +6.99%
SFIA
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) Coaching
4 7 (43.75%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Slack
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Confluence
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 5 (31.25%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Puppet
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
8 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (18.75%) Terraform

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 6 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Slack
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
3 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
4 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) ERwin
5 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Batch
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Security
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) Coaching
4 7 (43.75%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
8 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (18.75%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) APMG
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) WCAG
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Nessus
2 3 (18.75%) Terraform
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Grafana
3 2 (12.50%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CA
1 1 (6.25%) Informatica
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau