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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 97 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £420 £500 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +140.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £500 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +10.92% +7.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +137.20% +65.38%  

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 1320 1296 1356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 81.63% 81.05% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 807 808
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £420 -16.00%
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
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