Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Desktop Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Desktop Deployment over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 813 859
Rank change year-on-year -7 +46 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 32 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.011% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 3
England median daily rate £475 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £358 £588 £525
90th Percentile £588 £663 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £625 £550
% change year-on-year -24.00% +13.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Business Desktop Deployment is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,041 9,030 10,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 10.73% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,083 6,017 6,508
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £477 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 198 236
England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +0.80% +6.65%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £12.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.65% +2.22% +12.50%

Business Desktop Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Desktop Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Desktop Deployment in England

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in England

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Desktop Deployment in England

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in England

Business Desktop Deployment
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 Business Desktop Deployment within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 -44 18 £538 -14.00% 4
North of England - 8 £425 - 1
North West - 5 £450 - 1
South West - 4 £395 - 1
North East - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £415 -
Midlands - 2 £415 - 1
Business Desktop Deployment
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 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 Business Desktop Deployment.

1 30 (93.75%) SMS
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (87.50%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) Java
5 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 12 (37.50%) Docker
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) JIRA
8 10 (31.25%) DevOps
8 10 (31.25%) React
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Kanban
9 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (28.13%) Spring
10 8 (25.00%) Selenium
11 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
11 7 (21.88%) Ansible
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) HTML
11 7 (21.88%) Java 8
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
12 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Node.js
13 5 (15.63%) REST
13 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
13 5 (15.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (15.63%) Relational Database

Business Desktop Deployment
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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) SMS
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 8 (25.00%) Selenium
5 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.63%) JMeter
7 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
7 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (9.38%) Gradle
9 2 (6.25%) Ant
9 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
9 2 (6.25%) Cobertura
9 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.13%) JUnit
10 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
10 1 (3.13%) Sahi
10 1 (3.13%) Subversion
10 1 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) React Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Developer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) React
2 9 (28.13%) Spring
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) Node.js
5 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) Redux
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Spring Security
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
9 1 (3.13%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) DevOps
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Kanban
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Microservices
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.50%) Logistics
9 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Java 8
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) HP ALM
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Zend