Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Application Discovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Discovery over the 6 months to 20 June 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.

Application Discovery
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 785 816
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 -50
Contract jobs citing Application Discovery 43 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.031% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 35
England median daily rate £363 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +41.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £203
90th Percentile £489 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Application Discovery 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,206 71,330 82,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.80% 84.97% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,907 46,952 55,051
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,143 1,891 2,042
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.59
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +17.37%

Application Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Application Discovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Discovery in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Discovery in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Discovery in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Discovery in England

Application Discovery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Discovery within the England region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London -28 22 £400 -1.84%
Midlands +2 10 £325 +26.21%
West Midlands -9 7 £325 -18.75%
East of England +14 5 £200 -
South West - 4 £350 -
East Midlands -1 3 £215 +86.96%
North of England -27 2 £350 -
North West -14 1 £425 -
Yorkshire -16 1 £275 -
Application Discovery
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Application Discovery 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 England region with a requirement for Application Discovery.

1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Migration
3 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.58%) Application Packaging
6 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
8 8 (18.60%) SCCM
9 7 (16.28%) Change Control
9 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
9 7 (16.28%) IIS
10 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.95%) Finance
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.63%) Service Management
11 5 (11.63%) Change Management
11 5 (11.63%) Citrix
11 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Office 365
11 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
12 4 (9.30%) MSI
13 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.98%) Project Management
13 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office

Application Discovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Applications Packager
3 8 (18.60%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Application Packaging
3 7 (16.28%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Governance
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) IT Governance
6 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) MCDST
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec