Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Project Delivery
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 47 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 96 48 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.87% 3.37% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 4.07% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 75
10th Percentile £311 £190 £257
25th Percentile £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £463 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.82% -15.00%
75th Percentile £540 £520 £538
90th Percentile £596 £550 £605
England median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £11.45 - -
25th Percentile £16.63 £21.81 -
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.63 £33.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.17% -28.41% +138.70%
75th Percentile £37.63 £25.44 -
90th Percentile £43.55 - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £29.33 £29.71
% change year-on-year +51.75% -1.30% +25.62%

Project Delivery 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 2,003 1,180 2,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 80.77% 82.87% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 687 1,817
10th Percentile £188 £200 £206
25th Percentile £341 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - -4.49%
75th Percentile £550 £518 £513
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 119 192
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -50.77% +83.10% -1.31%
75th Percentile £39.50 £45.75 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.20 £50.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.79 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +27.57% -3.49%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the East of England

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in the East of England

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in the East of England

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in the East of England

Project Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Delivery in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Delivery in the East of England

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -10 26 £500 -4.76% 24
Bedfordshire -2 21 £500 - 1
Suffolk 0 17 £425 -5.56% 3
Essex -8 16 £540 +8.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -26 13 £425 +64.25% 3
Norfolk -8 6 £375 +165.96%
Project Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 Project Delivery.

1 39 (40.63%) Social Skills
2 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) DevOps
4 30 (31.25%) Project Management
5 22 (22.92%) Finance
6 21 (21.88%) AWS
7 19 (19.79%) Azure
8 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
9 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.50%) Java
12 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (12.50%) Decision-Making
13 11 (11.46%) Business Case
13 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
13 11 (11.46%) Python
13 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
13 11 (11.46%) Bash
13 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
13 11 (11.46%) JIRA
14 10 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (10.42%) Machine Learning
14 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.42%) Scrum
14 10 (10.42%) AWS Certification
14 10 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (9.38%) Cloud Native
15 9 (9.38%) Public Sector

Project Delivery
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 8 (8.33%) Confluence
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) AWS
2 19 (19.79%) Azure
3 10 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (9.38%) Serverless
5 5 (5.21%) Power Platform
6 4 (4.17%) Azure Logic Apps
6 4 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (4.17%) Power Automate
6 4 (4.17%) PowerApps
6 4 (4.17%) SaaS
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.04%) GCP
7 1 (1.04%) GitHub
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) BGP
4 1 (1.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (7.29%) MySQL
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.04%) GIS
6 1 (1.04%) HBase
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.04%) Power BI
6 1 (1.04%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Checkstyle
4 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.08%) GitLab
5 2 (2.08%) Liquibase
5 2 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (40.63%) Social Skills
2 22 (22.92%) Finance
3 9 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 8 (8.33%) Retail
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Local Government
8 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) DevOps Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Environment Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 6 (6.25%) J2SE
2 6 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) LDAP
3 2 (2.08%) React
3 2 (2.08%) REST
3 2 (2.08%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) Kafka
4 1 (1.04%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Cloud Native
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 6 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.08%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.08%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.04%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) DevOps
3 30 (31.25%) Project Management
4 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.46%) Business Case
8 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (10.42%) Machine Learning
9 10 (10.42%) Scrum
10 9 (9.38%) CRM
10 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) Bash
2 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.46%) Python
3 6 (6.25%) C
3 6 (6.25%) Java 11
3 6 (6.25%) Java 8
3 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.04%) HiveQL
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.04%) R
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) AWS Certification
2 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) PMP
5 6 (6.25%) OCPJP
5 6 (6.25%) Sun Certification
6 5 (5.21%) Degree
6 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.13%) APMP
8 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) ISEB
9 2 (2.08%) MCSE
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CISSP
10 1 (1.04%) MCP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
10 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) PMO
2 3 (3.13%) GDPR
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) GxP
3 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.04%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) HDFS
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.13%) Ansible
2 3 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.04%) Mesos
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Packer
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
4 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.25%) Sun
5 5 (5.21%) SAP
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco
7 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.08%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.04%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.04%) hybris
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica
9 1 (1.04%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.04%) Talend