Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capita over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Capita plc.

Capita
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 645 808 779
Rank change year-on-year +163 -29 -14
Contract jobs citing Capita 213 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 26 49
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £219 £170 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
England median hourly rate £18.69 £26.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.42% +17.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £16.49 £18.52 £12.84
90th Percentile £147.98 £35.64 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £26.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year -29.42% +17.67% -18.18%

Capita is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40589 43972 44998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.19% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 27172 27041
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1360 1545 1935
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Capita in England

Capita
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 Capita within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London +56 84 £413 +26.92% 31
South East +14 40 £375 +7.14% 29
North of England +85 39 £360 -15.29% 28
Midlands +31 29 £450 +50.00% 17
North West +45 25 £360 -24.21% 23
West Midlands +26 20 £406 +153.91% 12
South West +1 11 £290 +70.59% 6
East of England - 10 £300 -
Yorkshire +28 8 £325 -18.75% 4
East Midlands +7 8 £450 +49.50% 5
North East +70 6 £431 +15.00% 1
Capita
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capita 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 England region with a requirement for Capita.

1 41 (19.25%) SQL
2 36 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.02%) Finance
4 24 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.80%) HTML
5 23 (10.80%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.33%) SC Cleared
7 21 (9.86%) CSS
8 20 (9.39%) Migration
9 18 (8.45%) Java
9 18 (8.45%) HTML5
10 17 (7.98%) C#
10 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
11 16 (7.51%) .NET
11 16 (7.51%) CSS3
12 15 (7.04%) LAN
13 14 (6.57%) Project Management
13 14 (6.57%) WAN
13 14 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (6.57%) Oracle
13 14 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.10%) Banking
14 13 (6.10%) Windows
14 13 (6.10%) Cisco
14 13 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (6.10%) Office 365
15 12 (5.63%) Unix
15 12 (5.63%) Python
15 12 (5.63%) ETL
15 12 (5.63%) Retail

Capita
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 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.41%) Confluence
2 3 (1.41%) JBoss
3 2 (0.94%) CMS
3 2 (0.94%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.94%) WildFly
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Drupal
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.47%) nginx
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.94%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.94%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.47%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.47%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.47%) iTrent
3 1 (0.47%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) Office 365
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.88%) SaaS
5 3 (1.41%) IaaS
5 3 (1.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Datadog
6 2 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.94%) GitHub
6 2 (0.94%) npm
6 2 (0.94%) Serverless
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) LAN
2 14 (6.57%) WAN
3 11 (5.16%) Firewall
4 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.88%) Wireless
5 3 (1.41%) Internet
5 3 (1.41%) VoIP
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.94%) MPLS
6 2 (0.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) BGP
7 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) OSPF
7 1 (0.47%) SMS
7 1 (0.47%) SNMP
7 1 (0.47%) VLAN
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.35%) EDRMS
5 5 (2.35%) GIS
5 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.94%) Power BI
8 2 (0.94%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.35%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.41%) JUnit
4 3 (1.41%) NUnit
4 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.94%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.94%) Grunt
5 2 (0.94%) gulp
5 2 (0.94%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.94%) JMeter
5 2 (0.94%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.94%) Selenium
5 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.94%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.94%) TestNG
5 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 32 (15.02%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Local Government
5 7 (3.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.41%) German Language
6 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (24.88%) Developer
2 26 (12.21%) Architect
3 19 (8.92%) Analyst
4 18 (8.45%) Consultant
5 15 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.76%) Administrator
8 8 (3.76%) Lead Architect
9 7 (3.29%) Ab Initio Developer
9 7 (3.29%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.29%) SharePoint Consultant
9 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.82%) Break Fix Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Junior
11 5 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.35%) Junior Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.80%) HTML
2 21 (9.86%) CSS
3 18 (8.45%) HTML5
4 16 (7.51%) .NET
4 16 (7.51%) CSS3
5 11 (5.16%) Web Services
6 10 (4.69%) jQuery
7 9 (4.23%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.29%) SOAP
9 7 (3.29%) Spring
9 7 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (2.82%) JSON
10 6 (2.82%) WCF
11 5 (2.35%) Ajax
11 5 (2.35%) J2EE
11 5 (2.35%) XML
12 4 (1.88%) EJB
12 4 (1.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.76%) NHS
4 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.41%) User Experience
5 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Robotics
6 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.10%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) Unix
3 8 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.29%) Linux
5 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.39%) Migration
3 14 (6.57%) Project Management
3 14 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (5.63%) ETL
5 11 (5.16%) Data Modelling
5 11 (5.16%) MVC
5 11 (5.16%) TDD
6 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (4.69%) Scrum
6 10 (4.69%) SDLC
7 9 (4.23%) ITIL
8 8 (3.76%) Presales
8 8 (3.76%) Service Management
9 7 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.29%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.25%) SQL
2 24 (11.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.45%) Java
4 17 (7.98%) C#
5 12 (5.63%) Python
6 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.29%) PHP
8 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.88%) Ruby
9 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.41%) C++
10 3 (1.41%) Perl
11 2 (0.94%) C
11 2 (0.94%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.76%) CCNA
5 6 (2.82%) Degree
6 5 (2.35%) CCNP
7 3 (1.41%) CCDA
8 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.47%) CCDP
9 1 (0.47%) CCIE
9 1 (0.47%) CCSA
9 1 (0.47%) CCSE
9 1 (0.47%) CISSP
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.88%) GDPR
1 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (1.41%) PMO
2 3 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) WCAG
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Ansible
1 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.35%) Terraform
2 4 (1.88%) Puppet
2 4 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.41%) Packer
4 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.94%) Nagios
4 2 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (6.57%) Oracle
2 13 (6.10%) Cisco
3 11 (5.16%) IBM
3 11 (5.16%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) HP
5 7 (3.29%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.35%) Cognos
6 5 (2.35%) F5
6 5 (2.35%) Google
7 4 (1.88%) ESRI
7 4 (1.88%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.41%) Apple
8 3 (1.41%) BT
8 3 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.41%) Perforce
8 3 (1.41%) Remedy
8 3 (1.41%) SAP
8 3 (1.41%) Sybase
8 3 (1.41%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.41%) VMware