Period
to 18 October 2018

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

Software Delivery
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 149 150
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 52 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.02% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.39% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 27
East of England median daily rate £511 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £424 £395 £413
90th Percentile £600 £600 £539
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -10.94%

Software 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 4,337 4,315 4,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.02% 85.02% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,542 2,485 2,306
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 265 324
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.47 £12.00 £13.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.53
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software 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 Software Delivery within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Essex -17 24 £550 +6.80% 5
Bedfordshire +5 9 £510 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire -1 9 £543 -1.36% 1
Suffolk -12 7 £500 +5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £550 +161.90% 3
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Software Delivery.

1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) JIRA
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 17 (32.69%) Finance
4 17 (32.69%) DevOps
5 16 (30.77%) Confluence
6 15 (28.85%) Java
7 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
8 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
9 11 (21.15%) User Stories
9 11 (21.15%) Ansible
9 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) SQL
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
10 10 (19.23%) Python
10 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
10 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (17.31%) GitLab
11 9 (17.31%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (17.31%) Pentaho
11 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (17.31%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) Perl
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) Atlassian
12 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering

Software 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 16 (30.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.85%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Taleo
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) NAS
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
1 9 (17.31%) Pentaho
2 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (67.31%) JIRA
2 9 (17.31%) GitLab
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) Subversion
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) git-flow
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Pentaho Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Scrum Master
3 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) EJB
2 3 (5.77%) JDBC
2 3 (5.77%) JMS
2 3 (5.77%) Servlets
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) Velocity
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 17 (32.69%) DevOps
4 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (21.15%) User Stories
6 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
7 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 9 (17.31%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.46%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (13.46%) Kanban
11 6 (11.54%) BDD
11 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) Perl
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 6 (11.54%) C
5 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Workday
4 3 (5.77%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.77%) hybris
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Perforce
5 2 (3.85%) Informatica
5 2 (3.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Talend
6 1 (1.92%) VMware