Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 19 June 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.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 64 179
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 170 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 3.50% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.64% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 154 4
Yorkshire median daily rate - £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% -
England median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.53 -
England median hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +85.53% +25.00% -10.11%

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 503 615 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.45% 12.66% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 425 329
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £226 £262
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.85 £10.68
90th Percentile £23.84 £47.00 £31.90
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -24.00%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Yorkshire