Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNA over the 6 months to 18 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.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 818 848
Rank change year-on-year +93 +30 -23
Contract jobs citing DNA 106 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.067% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 6
England median daily rate £500 £500 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.96% +17.93%
10th Percentile £428 £315 £373
90th Percentile £598 £575 £513
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £428
% change year-on-year - +16.96% +23.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DNA 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 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DNA in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DNA in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNA in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNA in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNA in England

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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 DNA within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 +19 57 £550 +10.00% 1
East of England - 32 - - 8
South West +18 8 £500 -
South East +4 7 £500 +25.00% 11
Midlands +25 2 £800 +60.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £800 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 72 (67.92%) E-Commerce
2 59 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.57%) Games
4 41 (38.68%) Java
5 34 (32.08%) Time Management
6 29 (27.36%) WebSphere
7 27 (25.47%) Project Management
8 25 (23.58%) IBM
9 22 (20.75%) J2EE
9 22 (20.75%) Retail
10 21 (19.81%) Finance
11 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
11 20 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (18.87%) Business Transformation
12 19 (17.92%) HTML
13 18 (16.98%) CSS
13 18 (16.98%) Web Services
13 18 (16.98%) User Experience
14 17 (16.04%) Presales
14 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
14 17 (16.04%) Waterfall
14 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
15 16 (15.09%) JIRA
16 15 (14.15%) Unix
16 15 (14.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 14 (13.21%) SQL
17 14 (13.21%) hybris
18 13 (12.26%) Adobe
19 12 (11.32%) Service Management
19 12 (11.32%) BDD

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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 29 (27.36%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (7.55%) Apache
4 7 (6.60%) CMS
4 7 (6.60%) Confluence
5 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.83%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.83%) nginx
6 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.60%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.66%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.66%) Force.com
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) Heroku
3 2 (1.89%) IaaS
3 2 (1.89%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.94%) npm
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) H.323
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) ISDN
2 3 (2.83%) LAN
2 3 (2.83%) PBX
2 3 (2.83%) WAN
2 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.94%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) DB2
2 9 (8.49%) MySQL
3 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.89%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.94%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
1 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.09%) JIRA
3 10 (9.43%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.55%) Selenium
5 7 (6.60%) Subversion
5 7 (6.60%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.66%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.72%) Maven
8 4 (3.77%) Ant
8 4 (3.77%) JUnit
8 4 (3.77%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.77%) Mockito
9 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.83%) Log4j
9 3 (2.83%) NUnit
9 3 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.83%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (40.57%) Games
2 22 (20.75%) Retail
3 21 (19.81%) Finance
4 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
5 9 (8.49%) Marketing
6 6 (5.66%) Banking
7 3 (2.83%) Law
7 3 (2.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce Manager
3 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 9 (8.49%) Automation Tester
4 9 (8.49%) Tester
5 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.66%) User Experience Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Content Editor
8 5 (4.72%) Digital Content Editor
8 5 (4.72%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Project Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) J2EE
2 19 (17.92%) HTML
3 18 (16.98%) CSS
3 18 (16.98%) Web Services
4 10 (9.43%) REST
5 9 (8.49%) Gherkin
6 7 (6.60%) RESTful
6 7 (6.60%) XML
7 6 (5.66%) Ajax
7 6 (5.66%) SOAP
7 6 (5.66%) Spring
8 5 (4.72%) jQuery
9 4 (3.77%) EJB
9 4 (3.77%) JSON
9 4 (3.77%) JSP
9 4 (3.77%) XHTML
10 3 (2.83%) JDBC
10 3 (2.83%) JMS
10 3 (2.83%) XSD
10 3 (2.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) IVR
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.94%) Handset
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Unix
2 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) HPUX
3 3 (2.83%) Solaris
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.92%) E-Commerce
2 59 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.08%) Time Management
4 27 (25.47%) Project Management
5 20 (18.87%) Business Transformation
5 20 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (16.04%) Presales
6 17 (16.04%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.32%) BDD
7 12 (11.32%) Service Management
8 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.49%) Analytics
10 9 (8.49%) Scrum
10 9 (8.49%) Web Development
11 8 (7.55%) ITIL
12 7 (6.60%) SIEM
12 7 (6.60%) System Testing
12 7 (6.60%) User Stories
12 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) Java
2 14 (13.21%) SQL
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.55%) Python
5 7 (6.60%) PHP
6 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.77%) C#
6 4 (3.77%) Perl
7 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.89%) SOQL
8 2 (1.89%) SOSL
9 1 (0.94%) C
9 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (6.60%) CISSP
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.83%) CCIE
5 3 (2.83%) CCNA
5 3 (2.83%) CCVP
6 2 (1.89%) PhD
7 1 (0.94%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.94%) PMO
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.60%) Puppet
2 6 (5.66%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.94%) Kibana
4 1 (0.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) IBM
2 14 (13.21%) hybris
3 13 (12.26%) Adobe
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle
5 9 (8.49%) Genesys
5 9 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (6.60%) ArcSight
6 7 (6.60%) Bluefish Communications
6 7 (6.60%) FireEye
6 7 (6.60%) HP
6 7 (6.60%) McAfee
6 7 (6.60%) Symantec
7 4 (3.77%) Avaya
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco
7 4 (3.77%) Demandware
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.83%) Intershop
8 3 (2.83%) VMware
9 2 (1.89%) Talend
10 1 (0.94%) Verint