The table below looks at the statistics for Time Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Time Management
Rank 114 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Time Management 23 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 1.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.33% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 27
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Average hourly rate £42.25 £30.77 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.30% +25.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +27.64%
Time Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2289 2414 2524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 78.02% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1561 1571
Average daily rate £388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 109
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Time Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Time Management across the South West region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Time Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Time Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Time Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the South West region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Time Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Time Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +12 11 - - 1
Bristol +4 8 £388 -4.67% 1
Gloucestershire +2 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -4 1 £205 -38.25% 2
Time Management
England

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Time Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Time Management.

1 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Scrum
3 30 (36.59%) C#
4 25 (30.49%) User Experience
5 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 22 (26.83%) C++
6 22 (26.83%) Java
6 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
7 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
8 18 (21.95%) Ruby
8 18 (21.95%) Cucumber
8 18 (21.95%) Capybara
9 17 (20.73%) Gherkin
10 16 (19.51%) OO
11 15 (18.29%) UML
12 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.07%) MS Office
13 12 (14.63%) ITIL
13 12 (14.63%) ISEB
13 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.41%) Degree
14 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
14 11 (13.41%) Project Management
15 10 (12.20%) CSS
15 10 (12.20%) HTML
15 10 (12.20%) Office 365
16 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
16 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
16 9 (10.98%) Windows
16 9 (10.98%) Finance

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Time Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
1 14 (17.07%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) Wireless
3 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 3 (3.66%) VPN
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) MPLS
4 2 (2.44%) PABX
4 2 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) VLAN
4 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.44%) WLAN
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) NAS
5 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Capybara
1 18 (21.95%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) WATIR
4 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (10.98%) Aerospace
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Military
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Tester
5 9 (10.98%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) Gherkin
2 10 (12.20%) CSS
2 10 (12.20%) HTML
3 8 (9.76%) CSS3
3 8 (9.76%) HTML5
3 8 (9.76%) jQuery
4 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (6.10%) LESS
5 5 (6.10%) REST
5 5 (6.10%) Web Services
6 3 (3.66%) Ajax
6 3 (3.66%) WCF
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.44%) JSP
8 1 (1.22%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) User Experience
2 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) VMS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Scrum
3 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.51%) OO
5 15 (18.29%) UML
6 12 (14.63%) ITIL
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
8 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Functional Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Web Development
10 5 (6.10%) MVC
10 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.66%) Change Management
12 3 (3.66%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.66%) Matrix Management
12 3 (3.66%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) C#
2 22 (26.83%) C++
2 22 (26.83%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) Ruby
4 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) C
6 3 (3.66%) SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Ada
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) ISEB
3 11 (13.41%) Degree
4 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
5 8 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) APMG
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) CCNA
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) HNC
8 2 (2.44%) HND
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) CISM
9 1 (1.22%) CISSP
9 1 (1.22%) CRISC
9 1 (1.22%) MCITP
9 1 (1.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Nessus
1 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Casewise
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco
2 3 (3.66%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos
4 1 (1.22%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) NetApp
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Rally