Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Influencing Skills
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 86 118
Rank change year-on-year -31 +32 +1
Contract jobs citing Influencing Skills 29 9 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 0.67% 1.51%
As % of the General category 2.12% 1.44% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 35
10th Percentile £427 £441 £298
25th Percentile £450 £475 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% - -
75th Percentile £688 £525 £584
90th Percentile £713 £623 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Influencing Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,370 625 1,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.56% 46.71% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 344 1,115
10th Percentile £136 £182 £193
25th Percentile £288 £289 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.30%
75th Percentile £548 £500 £525
90th Percentile £631 £561 £600
England median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 91 153
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -56.45% +87.88% -3.65%
75th Percentile £21.00 £47.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £50.00 £48.95
England median hourly rate £19.20 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.52% +22.99% +1.08%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
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 Influencing Skills within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Hertfordshire -13 16 £675 +45.16% 8
Bedfordshire -14 7 £675 - 2
Essex -13 3 £427 -36.74% 9
Suffolk - 3 £530 - 1
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Influencing Skills 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 Influencing Skills.

1 21 (72.41%) Social Skills
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) User Experience
4 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
6 9 (31.03%) Change Management
6 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (27.59%) Migration
7 8 (27.59%) Retail
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (24.14%) Intranet
9 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma
9 6 (20.69%) SAP
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 6 (20.69%) DMAIC
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
9 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
9 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (20.69%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (17.24%) ISEB
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.79%) SOA

Influencing Skills
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 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP HCM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (6.90%) AWS
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.34%) Gatling
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
General
1 21 (72.41%) Social Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) HTML Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) User Experience Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Web Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Product Owner
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) User Experience
2 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (13.79%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.90%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (31.03%) Change Management
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Decision-Making
5 6 (20.69%) DMAIC
5 6 (20.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) Microservices
7 4 (13.79%) Multichannel Retail
7 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) hybris