Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 147 153
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +19
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 62 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.22% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.95% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 39
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £395 £413 £333
90th Percentile £580 £540 £606
England median daily rate £490 £480 £451
% change year-on-year +2.08% +6.55% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +33.93% -10.94% +39.73%

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 4234 3902 4417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.17% 81.07% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2255 2558
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £253 £224 £238
90th Percentile £583 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 304 397
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £32.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% +29.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.26 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.11 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +1 28 £525 +0.96%
Bedfordshire +9 20 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire -12 8 £475 - 4
Suffolk +12 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £475 +8.57% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) TDD
3 31 (50.00%) JIRA
4 29 (46.77%) DevOps
5 24 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (38.71%) Confluence
6 22 (35.48%) Scrum
7 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
7 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
7 21 (33.87%) User Stories
8 19 (30.65%) BDD
9 18 (29.03%) Kanban
10 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (27.42%) JIRA Agile
11 16 (25.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 16 (25.81%) C#
12 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (22.58%) Virtual Team
14 12 (19.35%) Ansible
14 12 (19.35%) Web Services
15 11 (17.74%) SOAP
15 11 (17.74%) Java
15 11 (17.74%) Python
15 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
15 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
15 11 (17.74%) WCF
15 11 (17.74%) Ruby
15 11 (17.74%) REST
16 10 (16.13%) SOA
17 9 (14.52%) ITIL

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 24 (38.71%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) DB2
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
1 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) JIRA
2 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
3 17 (27.42%) JIRA Agile
4 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
5 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.52%) Subversion
6 7 (11.29%) GitLab
7 4 (6.45%) Ant
8 3 (4.84%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum Master
3 9 (14.52%) Agile Coach
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Scrum Master
6 5 (8.06%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Web Services
2 11 (17.74%) REST
2 11 (17.74%) SOAP
2 11 (17.74%) WCF
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (22.58%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) TDD
3 29 (46.77%) DevOps
4 24 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (35.48%) Scrum
6 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
6 21 (33.87%) User Stories
7 19 (30.65%) BDD
8 18 (29.03%) Kanban
9 16 (25.81%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.13%) SOA
13 9 (14.52%) ITIL
13 9 (14.52%) Process Management
14 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
14 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
15 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
15 7 (11.29%) SDLC
16 6 (9.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C#
2 11 (17.74%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) Python
2 11 (17.74%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) Perl
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.45%) C
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Ansible
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.45%) hybris
2 4 (6.45%) IBM
2 4 (6.45%) Intershop
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Infor
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin