Period
to 20 July 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 20 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.

Software Delivery
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 148 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 44 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.27% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 31
East of England median daily rate £510 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £402 £363
90th Percentile £600 £551 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +191.67% -58.62% -7.76%

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 4,004 3,952 4,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.03% 84.63% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,344 2,496
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £231 £231 £240
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 252 256 290
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £11.39 £12.13 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.30 £47.05
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 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 20 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
Essex -3 15 £513 +2.50% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £538 +155.95%
Bedfordshire +1 7 £510 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire -1 6 £485 -19.17% 1
Suffolk -12 4 £450 -5.26%
East Anglia -4 3 - -
Norfolk +4 1 £475 +7.04% 3
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) JIRA
3 19 (43.18%) DevOps
4 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.82%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) Python
5 14 (31.82%) Ansible
6 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) Perl
7 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
7 12 (27.27%) Ruby
7 12 (27.27%) GitLab
7 12 (27.27%) GitHub
7 12 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
8 11 (25.00%) Scrum
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (22.73%) User Experience
9 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (20.45%) Confluence
10 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) C

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 9 (20.45%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) Predix
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) GitHub
2 5 (11.36%) npm
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (68.18%) JIRA
2 12 (27.27%) GitLab
3 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.91%) Subversion
5 5 (11.36%) Bower
5 5 (11.36%) gulp
5 5 (11.36%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Scrum Master
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Angular 2
1 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) D3.js
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
1 5 (11.36%) HTML5 Canvas
1 5 (11.36%) jQuery
1 5 (11.36%) JSON
1 5 (11.36%) Leaflet
1 5 (11.36%) LESS
1 5 (11.36%) Node.js
1 5 (11.36%) OpenLayers
1 5 (11.36%) Polymer
1 5 (11.36%) RESTful
1 5 (11.36%) Sass
1 5 (11.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 5 (11.36%) Web Components
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) JDBC
3 3 (6.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (22.73%) User Experience
3 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) DevOps
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
4 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
5 12 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.91%) Kanban
10 6 (13.64%) B2B
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Content Management
11 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 12 (27.27%) Perl
2 12 (27.27%) Ruby
3 8 (18.18%) C
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) Consul
3 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.36%) hybris
2 5 (11.36%) Mapbox
3 4 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (9.09%) Perforce
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Sage