Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operational Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

Operational Acceptance Criteria
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +206
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.064% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median daily rate £408 - -
England median daily rate £475 £545 £420
% change year-on-year -12.84% +29.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Operational Acceptance Criteria 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 3,973 3,934 4,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.10% 84.82% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,252 2,335 2,504
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £238 £231 £246
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 257 294
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +37.78% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.15 £12.92
90th Percentile £47.58 £50.24 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Operational Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Acceptance Criteria in the East of England

Operational Acceptance Criteria
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 Operational Acceptance Criteria in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Operational Acceptance Criteria in the East of England

Operational Acceptance Criteria
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 Operational Acceptance Criteria within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £398 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Operational Acceptance Criteria
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 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 Operational Acceptance Criteria.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CAML
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

Operational Acceptance Criteria
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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Transition Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CAML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nintex