Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 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.

Benchmarking
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 140 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.093% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +92.77% -
10th Percentile £208 £320 £130
90th Percentile £465 £480 £291
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +134.88% +34.38% -52.73%

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2603 2622 2588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 83.14% 81.45% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1634 1571
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £213
90th Percentile £545 £575 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 74
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% -15.23% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.85 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.63 £34.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Benchmarking in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £365 -27.00%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) CIPD
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CIPD
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos