The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank - 108 128
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £26.05 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+264.75% -31.09%
Benchmarking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1592 1979 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.68% 77.67% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1058 1038
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 94 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.54 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.47 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Berkshire region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Berkshire region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 3 (60.00%) PMP
2 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Sprinklr
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) HBase
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (20.00%) GemFire
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (20.00%) Kafka
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) GemFire
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sprinklr
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Director
2 1 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Brand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Channel Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter