Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Collaborative Working
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 223 243
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 +41
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 1,306 1,119 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.38% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 670 641
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £266
90th Percentile £625 £651 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 17
England median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +30.19% +16.48%
10th Percentile £15.96 £11.30 £20.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.50 £57.77
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +28.99% +30.19% +16.48%

Collaborative Working 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 83,390 81,175 81,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.06% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,927 54,662 54,273
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,095 1,892 2,265
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.98 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in England

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Collaborative Working in England

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 +84 672 £500 +2.56% 202
South East -74 200 £463 -2.63% 93
North of England +10 178 £438 +2.94% 97
Midlands +44 135 £450 +5.88% 76
West Midlands +26 100 £438 +2.94% 51
Yorkshire +5 82 £425 - 30
North West +14 79 £450 -14.29% 63
South West -46 76 £438 +9.38% 38
East of England +4 42 £413 -4.35% 25
East Midlands +20 35 £500 +29.87% 25
North East -26 19 £463 +8.82% 4
South Coast - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 652 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (20.29%) Finance
3 224 (17.15%) Scrum
4 211 (16.16%) User Experience
5 200 (15.31%) JavaScript
6 198 (15.16%) Java
7 190 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 186 (14.24%) DevOps
9 177 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
10 157 (12.02%) HTML
11 147 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 145 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
13 140 (10.72%) Degree
14 139 (10.64%) SQL
15 133 (10.18%) Security Cleared
16 131 (10.03%) Project Management
17 127 (9.72%) Coaching
17 127 (9.72%) Analytics
18 124 (9.49%) Microsoft
19 123 (9.42%) REST
20 121 (9.26%) TDD
21 119 (9.11%) CSS
22 117 (8.96%) Python
23 116 (8.88%) Git (software)
24 115 (8.81%) JIRA
25 113 (8.65%) Linux
26 109 (8.35%) Microservices
27 106 (8.12%) Docker
28 105 (8.04%) Marketing
29 103 (7.89%) Continuous Integration

Collaborative Working
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 66 (5.05%) Confluence
2 62 (4.75%) CMS
3 51 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.99%) Apache
5 18 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.30%) Documentum
6 17 (1.30%) Gunicorn
7 16 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.07%) nginx
10 13 (1.00%) IIS
11 12 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.69%) Marvel
13 8 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.54%) NetWeaver
14 7 (0.54%) SAP EP
15 6 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 51 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (2.99%) InVision
5 25 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.61%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.46%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.077%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.077%) InDesign
12 1 (0.077%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.077%) Mingle
12 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.077%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.38%) HFM
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.15%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.077%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.077%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 177 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.60%) Office 365
4 41 (3.14%) PaaS
5 32 (2.45%) IaaS
6 27 (2.07%) Serverless
7 26 (1.99%) GitHub
8 24 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (1.45%) Apigee
9 19 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.15%) Google Analytics
11 14 (1.07%) SaaS
12 13 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.84%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.61%) Route 53
14 8 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.37%) HTTP
2 30 (2.30%) WAN
3 27 (2.07%) DNS
4 26 (1.99%) Internet
5 23 (1.76%) LAN
6 19 (1.45%) Firewall
7 18 (1.38%) Intranet
8 16 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.07%) Wireless
10 13 (1.00%) SSL
10 13 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.84%) BGP
11 11 (0.84%) MPLS
11 11 (0.84%) OSPF
12 10 (0.77%) Broadband
12 10 (0.77%) DHCP
12 10 (0.77%) Network Security
13 9 (0.69%) Skype
14 8 (0.61%) VoIP
15 7 (0.54%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (2.83%) MySQL
4 35 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.45%) Big Data
8 15 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.15%) Power BI
9 14 (1.07%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.54%) BigQuery
11 7 (0.54%) HBase
11 7 (0.54%) Redis
12 6 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 116 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.81%) JIRA
3 100 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 86 (6.58%) Selenium
5 51 (3.91%) Cucumber
6 43 (3.29%) Maven
7 42 (3.22%) Axure RP
8 30 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 29 (2.22%) Visual Studio
10 24 (1.84%) WebDriver
11 23 (1.76%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.68%) gulp
13 18 (1.38%) Gatling
13 18 (1.38%) JUnit
13 18 (1.38%) Robot Framework
14 14 (1.07%) GitLab
14 14 (1.07%) Subversion
15 13 (1.00%) Jasmine
15 13 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 265 (20.29%) Finance
2 105 (8.04%) Marketing
3 80 (6.13%) Banking
4 62 (4.75%) Retail
5 47 (3.60%) Games
6 45 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.91%) Legal
8 21 (1.61%) Publishing
9 19 (1.45%) Law
10 16 (1.23%) Back Office
11 14 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.00%) Front Office
12 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.84%) Electronics
13 11 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.54%) Advertising
15 7 (0.54%) Billing
16 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 301 (23.05%) Developer
2 169 (12.94%) Analyst
3 123 (9.42%) Designer
4 82 (6.28%) Business Analyst
5 80 (6.13%) Architect
6 79 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 51 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 43 (3.29%) UX Designer
9 41 (3.14%) AWS Engineer
9 41 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 40 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
11 39 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 38 (2.91%) Consultant
13 35 (2.68%) Senior Designer
14 34 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 32 (2.45%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.14%) Technical Architect
16 28 (2.14%) Technical Leader
17 26 (1.99%) Administrator
17 26 (1.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.02%) HTML
2 123 (9.42%) REST
3 119 (9.11%) CSS
4 85 (6.51%) .NET
5 84 (6.43%) SOAP
6 75 (5.74%) Web Services
7 68 (5.21%) AngularJS
8 64 (4.90%) HTML5
9 61 (4.67%) JSON
10 59 (4.52%) RESTful
11 49 (3.75%) Node.js
12 48 (3.68%) React
13 46 (3.52%) Spring
14 42 (3.22%) jQuery
15 29 (2.22%) Kafka
16 28 (2.14%) ASP.NET
17 27 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
17 27 (2.07%) XML
18 25 (1.91%) CSS3
19 23 (1.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 211 (16.16%) User Experience
2 145 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 45 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.23%) FMCG
9 16 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.15%) Animation
11 14 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.00%) Fintech
12 13 (1.00%) Social Media
13 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.69%) Graphic Design
15 9 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.65%) Linux
2 86 (6.58%) Windows
3 29 (2.22%) Unix
4 24 (1.84%) Android
5 22 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.15%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.84%) CentOS
11 10 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.46%) zOS
15 5 (0.38%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (17.15%) Scrum
3 190 (14.55%) Test Automation
4 186 (14.24%) DevOps
5 147 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
6 131 (10.03%) Project Management
7 127 (9.72%) Analytics
7 127 (9.72%) Coaching
8 121 (9.26%) TDD
9 109 (8.35%) Microservices
10 103 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (7.73%) Software Engineering
12 99 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 94 (7.20%) Mentoring
14 92 (7.04%) ITIL
15 91 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 84 (6.43%) User Stories
17 82 (6.28%) Migration
18 79 (6.05%) Visualisation
19 74 (5.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (15.31%) JavaScript
2 198 (15.16%) Java
3 139 (10.64%) SQL
4 117 (8.96%) Python
5 70 (5.36%) C#
6 47 (3.60%) PHP
7 45 (3.45%) Ruby
8 44 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 36 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 25 (1.91%) C
11 24 (1.84%) Java 8
12 22 (1.68%) Go
13 21 (1.61%) ES6
14 17 (1.30%) R
15 16 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.23%) Scala
16 15 (1.15%) Perl
16 15 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 12 (0.92%) C++
18 11 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 140 (10.72%) Degree
2 133 (10.18%) Security Cleared
3 92 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.30%) Postgraduate
5 20 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.00%) CISSP
10 12 (0.92%) CISM
10 12 (0.92%) ISEB
11 10 (0.77%) CCNP
11 10 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.61%) CISA
13 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.46%) CCIE
14 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.27%) QA
2 37 (2.83%) GDPR
3 33 (2.53%) PMO
4 15 (1.15%) SLA
5 10 (0.77%) Actionable Recommendations
6 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.31%) HL7
10 4 (0.31%) WCAG
11 2 (0.15%) PSD2
11 2 (0.15%) WAI
12 1 (0.077%) COBIT
12 1 (0.077%) FISMA
12 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.077%) P3O
12 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.077%) Section 508
12 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 106 (8.12%) Docker
2 41 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.46%) ACF2
4 6 (0.46%) RACF
5 5 (0.38%) HDFS
5 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.31%) Ceph
6 4 (0.31%) etcd
6 4 (0.31%) flannel
6 4 (0.31%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.31%) NFS
6 4 (0.31%) SkyDNS
7 3 (0.23%) Firmware
7 3 (0.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.15%) IAG
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.077%) KVM
9 1 (0.077%) vCloud
9 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 79 (6.05%) Terraform
2 71 (5.44%) Kubernetes
3 52 (3.98%) Ansible
4 42 (3.22%) Puppet
5 19 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.07%) HAProxy
7 10 (0.77%) Nagios
8 8 (0.61%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.54%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.54%) SCCM
10 6 (0.46%) Graphite
10 6 (0.46%) Salt
11 5 (0.38%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.38%) Icinga
11 5 (0.38%) Kibana
12 4 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.31%) rkt
12 4 (0.31%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 124 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 65 (4.98%) Oracle
3 52 (3.98%) Adobe
3 52 (3.98%) SAP
4 35 (2.68%) Google
5 32 (2.45%) ServiceNow
6 30 (2.30%) Cisco
7 28 (2.14%) VMware
8 27 (2.07%) Atlassian
9 24 (1.84%) CA
10 17 (1.30%) F5
10 17 (1.30%) Pega
11 15 (1.15%) Splunk
12 14 (1.07%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.00%) BMC
13 13 (1.00%) HP
14 12 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.77%) Remedy
16 9 (0.69%) Hortonworks