Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 12 November 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.

Collaborative Working
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 107 129
Rank change year-on-year -46 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 19 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.47% 1.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.67% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 23
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +52.58% +27.80%
10th Percentile £263 £373 £187
90th Percentile £590 £671 £518
South East median daily rate £470 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year +61.46% -55.96% -

Collaborative Working 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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,455 3,409 3,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.83% 84.57% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 1,740 1,930
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 109 140
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -37.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £46.95 £39.55 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year +25.56% -5.76% +0.53%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Berkshire

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Collaborative Working in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Berkshire

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in Berkshire

Collaborative Working
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Reading -12 9 £400 -20.00% 4
Bracknell -5 5 £600 - 1
Newbury -4 2 - - 1
Slough - 1 £225 -
Collaborative Working
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) React
3 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) PaaS
3 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) Speech Recognition
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) SignalR

Collaborative Working
Co-occurring 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 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Chatbot
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) PaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Apigee
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) JSUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) HTML Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.26%) React Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) React
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 4 (21.05%) SignalR
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) WebSockets
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.26%) Kafka
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Conversational UI
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (21.05%) Sentiment Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Speech Recognition
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Contract Negotiation
4 2 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) R
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) ACCA
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Grafana
1 1 (5.26%) Graylog
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Okta
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Zscaler