Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Internet
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 172 140
Rank change year-on-year -25 -32 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 1224 1564 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.59% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.65% 10.15% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 1034 1079
England median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £220
90th Percentile £575 £592 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 108 117
England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.42 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.04% +14.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.89 £39.35
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £19.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.53% +14.24% +13.33%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12680 15402 14767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.88% 15.65% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7767 9460 8568
England median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 754 967
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +14.59% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.95% +18.75% +0.23%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in England

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in England

Internet
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 Internet within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -33 581 £450 - 81
South East -14 254 £370 -1.33% 48
North of England -7 137 £425 - 35
Midlands +41 99 £375 -21.22% 33
East of England -38 91 £330 -14.01% 20
North West -1 64 £356 -16.18% 28
Yorkshire -7 60 £430 +4.24% 6
South West -31 55 £375 +11.11% 21
West Midlands +18 49 £363 -19.44% 22
East Midlands +11 48 £475 -13.64% 11
North East +17 13 £504 +15.08% 1
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 303 (24.75%) Windows
2 294 (24.02%) Java
3 293 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (19.61%) Finance
5 225 (18.38%) Microsoft
6 194 (15.85%) HTML
7 190 (15.52%) JavaScript
8 169 (13.81%) Firewall
9 167 (13.64%) SQL
10 152 (12.42%) Web Services
11 149 (12.17%) Cisco
12 143 (11.68%) Linux
13 139 (11.36%) Degree
14 130 (10.62%) Oracle
14 130 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
15 127 (10.38%) CSS
15 127 (10.38%) Active Directory
16 124 (10.13%) LAN
17 123 (10.05%) WAN
17 123 (10.05%) Banking
18 119 (9.72%) VPN
19 118 (9.64%) Unix
20 112 (9.15%) ITIL
20 112 (9.15%) REST
21 111 (9.07%) DNS
22 110 (8.99%) Test Automation
23 105 (8.58%) E-Commerce
24 104 (8.50%) .NET
25 102 (8.33%) Wireless
26 100 (8.17%) SOAP

Internet
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 55 (4.49%) IIS
2 49 (4.00%) JBoss
3 45 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 34 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 33 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.61%) Apache
7 31 (2.53%) CMS
8 29 (2.37%) MS Exchange
9 24 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (1.63%) Confluence
11 19 (1.55%) IBM Notes
12 17 (1.39%) Skype for Business
13 16 (1.31%) nginx
14 15 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 11 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
18 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 130 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.25%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.16%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.16%) Mingle
10 1 (0.082%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 16 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.082%) assyst
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.082%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.082%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (5.80%) Office 365
3 46 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (3.02%) SaaS
6 27 (2.21%) PaaS
7 18 (1.47%) IaaS
8 13 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
9 9 (0.74%) npm
9 9 (0.74%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 9 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.41%) GitHub
11 5 (0.41%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 169 (13.81%) Firewall
2 124 (10.13%) LAN
3 123 (10.05%) WAN
4 119 (9.72%) VPN
5 111 (9.07%) DNS
6 102 (8.33%) Wireless
7 98 (8.01%) TCP/IP
8 85 (6.94%) Intranet
9 59 (4.82%) SSL
10 48 (3.92%) MPLS
11 46 (3.76%) Network Security
12 45 (3.68%) HTTP
13 43 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (3.43%) DHCP
15 31 (2.53%) Ethernet
16 29 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (2.29%) SAN
18 24 (1.96%) BGP
18 24 (1.96%) Broadband
18 24 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.82%) MySQL
3 47 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 45 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.12%) RDBMS
7 23 (1.88%) Big Data
8 21 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.63%) Redis
10 13 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.98%) DB2
11 12 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.57%) GIS
14 7 (0.57%) MS Access
14 7 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 76 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 63 (5.15%) JIRA
4 45 (3.68%) Selenium
5 35 (2.86%) Maven
6 34 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 31 (2.53%) JUnit
7 31 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 27 (2.21%) Subversion
9 25 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.04%) Jasmine
10 24 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.63%) Bitbucket
12 19 (1.55%) Appium
12 19 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.39%) Protractor
13 17 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.31%) Mocha
15 15 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
16 12 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 240 (19.61%) Finance
2 123 (10.05%) Banking
3 87 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 85 (6.94%) Retail
5 47 (3.84%) Marketing
6 41 (3.35%) Legal
7 26 (2.12%) Publishing
8 22 (1.80%) Billing
9 19 (1.55%) Automotive
9 19 (1.55%) Law
10 18 (1.47%) Advertising
10 18 (1.47%) Games
11 17 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
12 16 (1.31%) Spanish Language
13 15 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 15 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.90%) Hindi Language
14 11 (0.90%) Tamil Language
14 11 (0.90%) Urdu Language
15 10 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 187 (15.28%) Analyst
2 170 (13.89%) Developer
3 143 (11.68%) Architect
4 57 (4.66%) Consultant
5 55 (4.49%) Designer
6 53 (4.33%) Support Analyst
7 52 (4.25%) Project Manager
8 49 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 48 (3.92%) Network Engineer
10 44 (3.59%) Desktop Support
11 35 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (2.86%) Service Analyst
11 35 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (2.78%) Security Analyst
12 34 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
12 34 (2.78%) Support Engineer
13 32 (2.61%) Tester
14 31 (2.53%) UX Designer
15 29 (2.37%) Administrator
16 26 (2.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (15.85%) HTML
2 152 (12.42%) Web Services
3 127 (10.38%) CSS
4 112 (9.15%) REST
5 104 (8.50%) .NET
6 100 (8.17%) SOAP
7 86 (7.03%) XML
8 77 (6.29%) Spring
9 73 (5.96%) AngularJS
10 66 (5.39%) jQuery
11 65 (5.31%) J2EE
12 61 (4.98%) HTML5
13 56 (4.58%) RESTful
14 54 (4.41%) Node.js
15 46 (3.76%) JSON
16 43 (3.51%) CSS3
17 38 (3.10%) Hibernate
18 37 (3.02%) React
19 34 (2.78%) Java EE
20 32 (2.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 78 (6.37%) User Experience
4 77 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 56 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 45 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.27%) Internet of Things
8 36 (2.94%) Online Banking
9 35 (2.86%) Blackberry
10 33 (2.70%) Virtual Team
11 32 (2.61%) Client/Server
12 27 (2.21%) iPad
13 23 (1.88%) Social Media
14 20 (1.63%) Fintech
14 20 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (1.39%) PKI
15 17 (1.39%) RIA
16 15 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.23%) Smartphone
16 15 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 303 (24.75%) Windows
2 143 (11.68%) Linux
3 118 (9.64%) Unix
4 95 (7.76%) Windows 7
5 59 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 56 (4.58%) Windows Server
7 52 (4.25%) Windows 10
8 51 (4.17%) Android
9 41 (3.35%) Windows 8
10 36 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (2.04%) Windows XP
14 21 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.63%) Solaris
16 17 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (1.06%) CentOS
17 13 (1.06%) VMS
18 12 (0.98%) HPUX
19 9 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (9.15%) ITIL
3 110 (8.99%) Test Automation
4 105 (8.58%) E-Commerce
5 98 (8.01%) Project Management
6 92 (7.52%) TDD
7 74 (6.05%) Analytics
7 74 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
7 74 (6.05%) SDLC
8 73 (5.96%) Open Source
9 72 (5.88%) Scrum
10 71 (5.80%) DevOps
11 69 (5.64%) Migration
12 68 (5.56%) MVC
13 58 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (4.49%) Web Development
16 54 (4.41%) Information Security
17 52 (4.25%) Change Management
17 52 (4.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 294 (24.02%) Java
2 190 (15.52%) JavaScript
3 167 (13.64%) SQL
4 84 (6.86%) Python
5 59 (4.82%) C#
6 41 (3.35%) Perl
6 41 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 41 (3.35%) Ruby
7 27 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 27 (2.21%) PHP
8 24 (1.96%) C
9 23 (1.88%) ES6
10 20 (1.63%) Scala
11 19 (1.55%) C++
12 17 (1.39%) Apple Swift
13 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.82%) Clojure
14 10 (0.82%) Go
14 10 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 139 (11.36%) Degree
2 91 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 68 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 52 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.29%) CCNP
6 28 (2.29%) CISSP
7 26 (2.12%) MCSE
8 25 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (1.96%) CCNA
10 22 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 19 (1.55%) MCP
11 19 (1.55%) MCSA
12 18 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (1.47%) CCIE
13 17 (1.39%) MCSM
13 17 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (1.31%) ACHDS
14 16 (1.31%) MCDST
15 15 (1.23%) ACDT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.86%) QA
2 23 (1.88%) SLA
3 21 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.23%) PMO
5 13 (1.06%) GDPR
6 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.25%) RosettaNet
10 3 (0.25%) WCAG
11 2 (0.16%) MiFID
12 1 (0.082%) COBIT
12 1 (0.082%) FATCA
12 1 (0.082%) HL7
12 1 (0.082%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.082%) RMADS
12 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 62 (5.07%) Docker
3 38 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.90%) XenApp
7 10 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.82%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.49%) iptables
9 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.49%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.41%) Squid
11 4 (0.33%) NFS
11 4 (0.33%) Postfix
11 4 (0.33%) Samba
11 4 (0.33%) vSphere
12 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.45%) Puppet
2 27 (2.21%) SCCM
3 23 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 21 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.47%) logstash
6 17 (1.39%) Ansible
6 17 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (1.06%) CA Single Sign-On
7 13 (1.06%) HP Fortify
8 12 (0.98%) Terraform
9 11 (0.90%) Nagios
10 10 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.82%) Nessus
10 10 (0.82%) Netcool
10 10 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.74%) Kibana
12 8 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.65%) Grafana
12 8 (0.65%) Nexpose
12 8 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 225 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 149 (12.17%) Cisco
3 130 (10.62%) Oracle
4 72 (5.88%) Citrix
5 61 (4.98%) HP
6 53 (4.33%) VMware
7 43 (3.51%) Juniper
8 41 (3.35%) IBM
9 35 (2.86%) McAfee
10 33 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 33 (2.70%) F5
11 32 (2.61%) Apple
12 26 (2.12%) ATG
12 26 (2.12%) Dell
13 24 (1.96%) Blue Coat
14 23 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.88%) Symantec
15 22 (1.80%) Adobe
15 22 (1.80%) Palo Alto
16 20 (1.63%) SAP