Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 15 October 2021 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.

Task Automation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 57 115
Rank change year-on-year -37 +58 +22
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 5 5 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.84% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.98% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £500 £325
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +53.85% -35.00%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%

Task Automation 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 1,194 512 1,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.74% 85.76% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 320 904
10th Percentile £213 £212 £232
25th Percentile £325 £309 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £380 £413
Median % change year-on-year +11.99% -8.00% +3.13%
75th Percentile £516 £475 £500
90th Percentile £591 £528 £575
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 23 83
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.81 £10.62
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.12 £11.24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.46% -7.87%
75th Percentile £24.42 £23.40 £24.50
90th Percentile £50.95 £43.75 £46.70
England median hourly rate £24.18 £25.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +14.07% +12.50%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Task Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in the East Midlands

Task Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Task Automation in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Task Automation in the East Midlands

Task Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Task Automation in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Task Automation in the East Midlands

Task Automation
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 Task Automation within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Northamptonshire -5 3 £500 +32.28%
Nottinghamshire -26 2 £300 -40.00% 1
Task Automation
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation 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 Task Automation.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps

Task Automation
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 (60.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) HBase
1 3 (60.00%) Impala
1 3 (60.00%) Metadata
1 3 (60.00%) Metadata Repository
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) Spark SQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) ETL Development
1 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) DataOps
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) VMware