Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

SOLID Principles
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 162 164
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +43
Contract jobs citing SOLID 20 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.66% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -2.88% +5.30%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £303
90th Percentile £431 £423 £432
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -52.22% +5.88% -2.86%

SOLID 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 4,323 3,787 4,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.05% 85.56% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,507 2,950
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 142
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Yorkshire

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Yorkshire

SOLID
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 SOLID within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 20 £400 +18.52% 9
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (70.00%) OOP
5 14 (70.00%) TDD
5 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (70.00%) Microservices
6 13 (65.00%) jQuery
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (65.00%) Scrum
7 12 (60.00%) SOA
7 12 (60.00%) SQL
7 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (60.00%) Vue.js
7 12 (60.00%) CMS
8 11 (55.00%) React
8 11 (55.00%) User Experience
8 11 (55.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (55.00%) Sitecore
8 11 (55.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (50.00%) Node.js
9 10 (50.00%) gulp
10 9 (45.00%) webpack
11 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (30.00%) Web Development

SOLID
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 12 (60.00%) CMS
2 11 (55.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) gulp
2 9 (45.00%) webpack
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (65.00%) jQuery
5 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (60.00%) Vue.js
6 11 (55.00%) React
7 10 (50.00%) Node.js
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.00%) Laravel
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) Sass
9 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Microservices
3 14 (70.00%) OOP
3 14 (70.00%) TDD
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
5 12 (60.00%) SOA
6 11 (55.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (30.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
11 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
11 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (5.00%) UX Design
11 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft