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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 91 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +56
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 63 36 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.51% 1.59% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.78% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 17
10th Percentile £373 £222 £293
25th Percentile £438 £309 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £381 £450
Median % change year-on-year +37.98% -15.44% -3.23%
75th Percentile £638 £431 £500
90th Percentile £662 £501 £573
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
10th Percentile £12.40 - -
25th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.88 -
Median % change year-on-year -14.07% - -
75th Percentile £25.00 £41.59 -
90th Percentile £56.39 £55.50 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £22.21
% change year-on-year -13.31% -9.09% +13.20%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,229 2,026 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.66% 89.49% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,155 802
10th Percentile £200 £155 £218
25th Percentile £363 £288 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £444
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.33% -1.28%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 299 80
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.25
Median % change year-on-year +51.85% -39.33% +30.88%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £50.00 £57.73
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +7.14%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -8 21 £500 +43.88% 10
Hertfordshire +6 15 £611 - 10
Essex +7 14 £540 +40.99% 3
Bedfordshire -5 6 £438 +45.83% 1
Suffolk - 6 £600 - 3
Norfolk +6 1 £95 -76.25%
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 35 (55.56%) Agile
2 30 (47.62%) Social Skills
3 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
5 14 (22.22%) Project Management
6 13 (20.63%) SQL
7 12 (19.05%) Finance
8 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.87%) Business Case
9 10 (15.87%) Full Stack Development
10 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (14.29%) Java
10 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.29%) Microservices
10 9 (14.29%) User Stories
10 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.70%) Coaching
11 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.70%) Customer Experience
12 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.11%) JIRA
12 7 (11.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.11%) Change Management
12 7 (11.11%) User Experience
13 6 (9.52%) SDLC
13 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 6 (9.52%) Windows
13 6 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering

Collaborative Working
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Simulink
4 1 (1.59%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) GCP
2 4 (6.35%) Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (3.17%) Azure Storage
3 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.59%) AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (1.59%) Figma
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) DHCP
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) Skype
1 1 (1.59%) VPN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) GIS
2 3 (4.76%) Metadata
3 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) Power BI
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.35%) Toad
3 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.17%) GitLab
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Vite
4 1 (1.59%) Gradle
4 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (47.62%) Social Skills
2 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.05%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (7.94%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (7.94%) Public Sector
6 4 (6.35%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (3.17%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Automotive
8 1 (1.59%) Electronics
8 1 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Local Government
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
8 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Data Architect
5 4 (6.35%) GCP Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Communications Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) SOAP
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) Flask
3 3 (4.76%) JSON
3 3 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) React
4 2 (3.17%) RESTful
4 2 (3.17%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) Kafka
5 1 (1.59%) RxJS
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.59%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.35%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile
2 15 (23.81%) Scrum
3 14 (22.22%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) Business Case
4 10 (15.87%) Full Stack Development
5 9 (14.29%) Microservices
5 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) User Stories
5 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.70%) Coaching
6 8 (12.70%) Customer Experience
6 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (9.52%) SDLC
8 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) CI/CD
9 5 (7.94%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) VBA
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 2 (3.17%) GIAC
4 2 (3.17%) GSEC
4 2 (3.17%) PhD
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) NIST
2 2 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) GxP
3 1 (1.59%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Ansible
1 4 (6.35%) Terraform
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Computacenter
3 4 (6.35%) Google
3 4 (6.35%) webMethods
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) Progress
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) Splunk