Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 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.

Collaborative Working
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 168 175
Rank change year-on-year +75 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 78 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.04% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.99% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 18
East of England median daily rate £475 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -4.35% -9.21%
10th Percentile £163 £329 £221
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £466 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.84% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +30.43% +30.19%

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 3,191 4,242 4,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.60% 85.66% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,923 2,506 2,487
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 204 258
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.84 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% -46.34% +5.55%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.17 £11.96
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.97
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +6.82% -10.15% +8.02%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in the East of England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor 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 9 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
Cambridgeshire +11 34 £475 +42.86% 8
Hertfordshire +25 23 £316 -26.08% 9
Essex +52 8 £538 -10.42% 5
Suffolk - 6 £463 -
Bedfordshire +14 5 £550 +42.86% 1
East Anglia - 1 £575 -
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Degree
3 18 (23.08%) JIRA
3 18 (23.08%) DevOps
3 18 (23.08%) Python
4 13 (16.67%) ITIL
4 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.38%) User Experience
5 12 (15.38%) C
5 12 (15.38%) Finance
6 11 (14.10%) Project Management
7 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.82%) Service Management
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.82%) Prototyping
8 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.26%) C++
9 8 (10.26%) Java
9 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (10.26%) Linux
9 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
9 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
9 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
9 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
10 7 (8.97%) Wireframes
10 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.85%) Sketch
5 2 (2.56%) InVision
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe XD
6 1 (1.28%) Simulink
6 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.28%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Azure
2 5 (6.41%) AWS
3 4 (5.13%) GitHub
4 3 (3.85%) GCP
4 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.56%) Office 365
5 2 (2.56%) Serverless
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Lucidchart
6 1 (1.28%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) 4G
2 2 (2.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) 2G
3 1 (1.28%) 3G
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) GitLab
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.85%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.56%) Gradle
5 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Mockito
5 2 (2.56%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.56%) Postman
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Electronics
3 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
2 7 (8.97%) C Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Developer
2 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
2 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
3 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
4 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (3.85%) jQuery
2 2 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) JPA
2 2 (2.56%) JSON
2 2 (2.56%) LAMP
2 2 (2.56%) Laravel
2 2 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.56%) React
2 2 (2.56%) REST
2 2 (2.56%) RESTful
2 2 (2.56%) Sass
2 2 (2.56%) Spring
2 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) User Experience
3 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.13%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (5.13%) CMDB
7 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.56%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.56%) SCADA
9 1 (1.28%) BYOD
9 1 (1.28%) NHS
9 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) DevOps
3 13 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 10 (12.82%) Prototyping
5 10 (12.82%) Service Management
5 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.97%) ITSM
8 7 (8.97%) Requirements Management
8 7 (8.97%) Wireframes
9 6 (7.69%) Change Management
9 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) Python
2 12 (15.38%) C
3 8 (10.26%) C++
3 8 (10.26%) Java
4 7 (8.97%) Embedded C
5 4 (5.13%) Perl
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
6 3 (3.85%) R
6 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) CBAP
5 1 (1.28%) IIBA
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) GxP
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
4 3 (3.85%) Kibana
4 3 (3.85%) logstash
5 2 (2.56%) Mesos
5 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 2 (2.56%) Terraform
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) Workday
4 2 (2.56%) BT
4 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.56%) DocuSign
4 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.56%) Siemens
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Facebook
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Juniper
5 1 (1.28%) NetApp
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.28%) VMware