Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 91 150
Rank change year-on-year -25 +59 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 20 1 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 0.087% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.10% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 21
10th Percentile £413 " £320
25th Percentile £450 £363 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -20.00%
75th Percentile " £388 £463
90th Percentile £535 " £575
England median daily rate £564 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +7.38% - +5.00%

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 2,064 986 3,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.83% 85.29% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 610 2,168
10th Percentile £163 £252 £256
25th Percentile £305 £326 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £538 £530 £525
90th Percentile £613 £600 £610
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 63 175
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.05 £10.41
25th Percentile £13.25 £18.31 £12.81
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -58.89% +164.71% -2.86%
75th Percentile £38.75 £48.75 £45.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £57.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.55% +17.78% +12.50%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Software Delivery in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in the East of England

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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 28 September 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 -36 7 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 -
Essex - 5 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 5
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Microservices
3 5 (25.00%) API Development
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Go
5 3 (15.00%) TypeScript

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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) GCP
2 3 (15.00%) Serverless
3 1 (5.00%) Akamai
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) .NET Core
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Microservices
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) API Development
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Go
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Kotlin
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java 11
4 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Xerox
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.00%) Cadence
3 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk