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 Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Cognizant
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 851 838
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 11 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.045% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
England median daily rate £513 £675 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.07% +63.64% -11.67%
10th Percentile £440 £483 £279
90th Percentile £631 £800 £738
UK median daily rate £513 £675 £413
% change year-on-year -24.07% +63.64% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Cognizant 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%

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in England

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognizant in England

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognizant in England

Cognizant
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 Cognizant 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 -26 9 £475 -32.14% 31
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Cognizant
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant 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 Cognizant.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) hybris
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (18.18%) Master's Degree
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) EJB

Cognizant
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 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) 5G
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Mockito
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Spock
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solr Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) EJB
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) Samza
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Master's Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GxP
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Altova
3 1 (9.09%) LabWare
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle