Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 148 161
Rank change year-on-year +62 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 3 36 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 27
Median daily rate £438 £431 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.44% +7.37%
10th Percentile £363 £322 £420
90th Percentile £640 £575 £600
England median daily rate £525 £514 £500
% change year-on-year +2.19% +2.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.13 £56.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -39.33% +262.90% -48.33%

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 1,022 3,647 4,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.25% 86.14% 85.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 2,176 2,492
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 189 257
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.71% - -33.26%
10th Percentile £14.03 £10.48 £11.30
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £47.80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.72
% change year-on-year +40.00% +20.66% -11.32%

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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +23 2 £600 +7.62% 1
Hertfordshire +53 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) PPP
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) xDSL
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) systemd
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) B2B

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) PPP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) systemd