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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 114 124
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £17.04 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+457.67% -59.44%

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Brand Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 1 (33.33%) GemFire
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) GemFire
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sprinklr
1 1 (33.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Director
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) B2C
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Brand Management
1 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 1 (33.33%) Channel Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter