Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 167 180
Rank change year-on-year +27 +13 +27
Contract jobs citing SFIA 66 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.31% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.45% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 22 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £595 £710
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.17% -16.20% -
10th Percentile £276 £465 £442
90th Percentile £688 £744 £800
England median daily rate £475 £475 £600
% change year-on-year - -20.83% +33.33%
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 4,368 3,574 4,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.94% 84.77% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,924 2,325 3,349
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £265 £280
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 91 109
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -6.90% -5.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.43 £35.00 £41.55
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +18 51 £475 -18.10%
South Yorkshire +9 20 £450 -28.00%
SFIA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 50 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) Coaching
3 37 (56.06%) Mentoring
3 37 (56.06%) Microservices
3 37 (56.06%) Confluence
3 37 (56.06%) JIRA
4 36 (54.55%) BDD
4 36 (54.55%) Slack
5 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
6 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
6 34 (51.52%) Java
7 33 (50.00%) Open Source
8 31 (46.97%) Cucumber
8 31 (46.97%) Node.js
8 31 (46.97%) REST
8 31 (46.97%) SQL
9 30 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (45.45%) MongoDB
10 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
10 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
11 28 (42.42%) MySQL
11 28 (42.42%) TDD
11 28 (42.42%) NoSQL
12 27 (40.91%) Linux
13 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
14 24 (36.36%) Scrum
15 21 (31.82%) Integration Testing
15 21 (31.82%) Kanban
16 20 (30.30%) Puppet

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 37 (56.06%) Confluence
2 16 (24.24%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) SAS
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (54.55%) Slack
2 5 (7.58%) SaaS
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 30 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (42.42%) MySQL
2 28 (42.42%) NoSQL
3 19 (28.79%) Apache Hive
3 19 (28.79%) Big Data
4 17 (25.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) HBase
7 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) JIRA
2 35 (53.03%) Git (software)
3 31 (46.97%) Cucumber
4 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
5 19 (28.79%) JUnit
6 17 (25.76%) Jasmine
7 16 (24.24%) Artifactory
8 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.55%) Burp Suite
9 3 (4.55%) JMeter
9 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.52%) ERwin
10 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
1 5 (7.58%) Legal
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Software Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 6 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) Node.js
1 31 (46.97%) REST
2 19 (28.79%) ActiveMQ
2 19 (28.79%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (27.27%) Kafka
4 14 (21.21%) Spring
4 14 (21.21%) Spring Batch
4 14 (21.21%) Spring Boot
4 14 (21.21%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.52%) OAuth
5 1 (1.52%) OpenID
5 1 (1.52%) SAML
5 1 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.61%) Social Media
4 5 (7.58%) User Experience
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Blog
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) Coaching
3 37 (56.06%) Mentoring
3 37 (56.06%) Microservices
4 36 (54.55%) BDD
5 34 (51.52%) Software Engineering
6 33 (50.00%) Open Source
7 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
8 28 (42.42%) TDD
9 24 (36.36%) Scrum
10 21 (31.82%) Integration Testing
10 21 (31.82%) Kanban
11 20 (30.30%) SDLC
12 16 (24.24%) User Stories
13 11 (16.67%) ITIL
14 10 (15.15%) DevOps
14 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
14 10 (15.15%) Service Management
15 9 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Java
2 31 (46.97%) SQL
3 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) Go
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) CISMP
3 4 (6.06%) CRISC
3 4 (6.06%) SANS
4 2 (3.03%) CISM
4 2 (3.03%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.52%) APMG
5 1 (1.52%) CCDP
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) WCAG
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) KVM
1 1 (1.52%) QEMU
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) Puppet
2 19 (28.79%) Terraform
3 18 (27.27%) Grafana
3 18 (27.27%) Graylog
4 3 (4.55%) HP ALM
4 3 (4.55%) Nessus
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) Kibana
5 2 (3.03%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.55%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) Informatica
2 3 (4.55%) Micro Focus
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.52%) CA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco
3 1 (1.52%) Google
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Tableau
3 1 (1.52%) VMware