Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 143 154
Rank change year-on-year +63 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing SSL 22 34 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.51% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 7.05% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 30
Median daily rate £501 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £419 £415 £309
90th Percentile £550 £583 £550
England median daily rate £523 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £25.67 £29.00
% change year-on-year +55.82% -11.48% -9.49%

SSL 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 207 482 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.23% 11.71% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 332 435
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -1.79%
10th Percentile £206 £192 £252
90th Percentile £705 £575 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +26.76%
10th Percentile £17.25 £14.50 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.28 £40.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.87% +18.35% +8.11%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSL in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SSL in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
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 SSL within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +68 20 £501 -6.79%
South Yorkshire +18 2 £475 -9.52% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SSL 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 SSL.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) JIRA
2 18 (81.82%) Kanban
2 18 (81.82%) AWS
2 18 (81.82%) Confluence
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
2 18 (81.82%) F5
2 18 (81.82%) Splunk
2 18 (81.82%) AppDynamics
2 18 (81.82%) Slack
3 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (63.64%) JUnit
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 14 (63.64%) Selenium
4 14 (63.64%) REST
4 14 (63.64%) GitHub
4 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 13 (59.09%) Node.js
5 13 (59.09%) GCP
5 13 (59.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
5 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
6 12 (54.55%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) Load Balancing
6 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
6 12 (54.55%) Spring

SSL
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 18 (81.82%) Confluence
2 12 (54.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (54.55%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) AWS
1 18 (81.82%) Slack
2 14 (63.64%) GitHub
3 13 (59.09%) GCP
4 12 (54.55%) npm
5 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) IPsec
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) JIRA
2 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) JUnit
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 12 (54.55%) Maven
3 12 (54.55%) Mockito
3 12 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Gatling
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Programme Manager
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) REST
2 13 (59.09%) JSON
2 13 (59.09%) Node.js
3 12 (54.55%) Enzyme
3 12 (54.55%) Jest
3 12 (54.55%) Redux
3 12 (54.55%) Spring
3 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
3 12 (54.55%) WireMock
4 11 (50.00%) Express
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Kanban
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
5 12 (54.55%) Load Balancing
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Security Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Change Management
6 10 (45.45%) DevOps
7 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (40.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Project Delivery
11 5 (22.73%) Lean UX
11 5 (22.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) ES6
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Grafana
1 2 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) AppDynamics
1 18 (81.82%) F5
1 18 (81.82%) Splunk
2 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco