Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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.

Customer Requirements
England > East Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 116 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 29 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.61% 1.04% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.26% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 20
East Midlands median daily rate £633 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.13% +25.49% -13.27%
10th Percentile £453 £328 £200
90th Percentile £660 £480 £548
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.15 £12.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +35.29% -44.26% +8.23%

Customer Requirements 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,474 2,226 2,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.62% 82.75% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 1,455 1,712
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% +3.57% -3.13%
10th Percentile £233 £275 £245
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 99
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.88 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -3.38% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.52 £9.86
90th Percentile £46.40 £33.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £22.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +7.39% -10.15% +7.23%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the East Midlands

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in the East Midlands

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in the East Midlands

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in the East Midlands

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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 +12 17 £420 -0.59% 6
Derbyshire +13 9 £640 +70.67% 2
Leicestershire +6 3 - - 6
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 9 (31.03%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Debt
5 8 (27.59%) Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) NUnit
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) SLA
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (13.79%) SOAP

Customer Requirements
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) DB2
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Lead Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Analytics Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Cloud Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) CRM Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) JSP
4 3 (10.34%) REST
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) Struts
4 3 (10.34%) XSD
4 3 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Debt
2 9 (31.03%) Translating Business Requirements
2 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
3 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) APMP
2 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) RIBA
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) VMware