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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 112 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +67
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 18 18 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.94% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 13
10th Percentile £421 £469 £338
25th Percentile £427 £491 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% - +17.65%
75th Percentile £529 - £538
90th Percentile £641 - £630
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 2,142 1,925 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.56% 85.82% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,132 813
10th Percentile £233 £158 £250
25th Percentile £386 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 226 73
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.66 £14.75
Median hourly rate £26.98 £16.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +68.63% -33.33% +37.14%
75th Percentile £55.75 £33.56 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.50 £59.30
England median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.78% -8.00% +8.70%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +1 8 £625 - 3
Essex +10 7 £428 -13.32% 3
Suffolk -8 2 £650 +30.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 1 £475 -5.00% 9
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 12 (66.67%) CI/CD
2 11 (61.11%) Agile
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) AWS
4 8 (44.44%) Azure
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Informatica
6 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (33.33%) ETL
6 6 (33.33%) SAS
6 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
6 6 (33.33%) User Stories
6 6 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift

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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
1 6 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) PTC Creo
1 1 (5.56%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) AWS
2 8 (44.44%) Azure
3 6 (33.33%) GCP
3 6 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 6 (33.33%) Tricentis Tosca
4 3 (16.67%) Algolia
4 3 (16.67%) BigCommerce
4 3 (16.67%) Commercetools
4 3 (16.67%) Contentful
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Commerce Cloud
4 3 (16.67%) Serverless
5 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (33.33%) Impala
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 6 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 6 (33.33%) GitLab
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Influencing Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Software Manager
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Lambda Expressions
1 3 (16.67%) MACH
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) CI/CD
2 11 (61.11%) Agile
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 6 (33.33%) Analytics
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Coaching
5 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 6 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
5 6 (33.33%) ETL
5 6 (33.33%) Microservices
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCAD
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Denodo
1 6 (33.33%) Informatica
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata