Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 12 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.

Line Management
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 337 312
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25 +25
Contract jobs citing Line Management 686 707 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.86% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 424 487
England median daily rate £480 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £225
90th Percentile £638 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 25
England median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% +17.30% +38.06%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.73 £12.10
90th Percentile £52.52 £31.51 £32.85
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £19.80 £18.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% +10.03% +45.71%

Line Management 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 83,576 81,845 82,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.76% 86.07% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,042 55,106 54,600
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 2,093 1,894 2,276
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Line Management in England

Line Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Line Management in England

Line Management
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 Line Management within the England region over the 6 months to 12 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 -24 282 £503 +0.50% 109
Midlands +3 112 £400 +14.29% 51
South East -49 99 £450 +7.14% 42
North of England -27 98 £415 -6.74% 80
West Midlands +1 89 £450 +34.33% 39
East of England +11 47 £468 +28.08% 36
South West -16 45 £505 +46.91% 35
North West -31 38 £338 -15.63% 45
Yorkshire -20 37 £350 -31.71% 29
East Midlands +6 23 £340 -28.42% 12
North East +6 23 £575 +23.86% 6
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Line Management 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 Line Management.

1 252 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (27.70%) Finance
3 113 (16.47%) Project Management
4 109 (15.89%) Scrum
5 98 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 94 (13.70%) Security Cleared
7 90 (13.12%) Mentoring
7 90 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
8 84 (12.24%) Windows
9 81 (11.81%) Coaching
9 81 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (11.22%) SC Cleared
12 70 (10.20%) Java
13 69 (10.06%) Degree
13 69 (10.06%) Test Automation
14 66 (9.62%) Risk Management
14 66 (9.62%) Decision-Making
15 65 (9.48%) Change Management
15 65 (9.48%) DevOps
16 62 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (8.89%) JIRA
17 61 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
18 59 (8.60%) JavaScript
18 59 (8.60%) Programme Management
19 58 (8.45%) SQL
20 55 (8.02%) ITIL
21 53 (7.73%) Resource Management
21 53 (7.73%) BDD
22 52 (7.58%) Kanban

Line Management
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 42 (6.12%) Confluence
2 16 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.90%) Documentum
4 8 (1.17%) CMS
4 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.17%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.58%) SAS
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.44%) Gunicorn
7 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.44%) nginx
7 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.33%) Open Workbench
5 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.29%) InVision
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.48%) Office 365
4 12 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
6 6 (0.87%) Slack
7 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.58%) SaaS
9 3 (0.44%) Boomi
9 3 (0.44%) IaaS
9 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.44%) PaaS
9 3 (0.44%) Trello
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.15%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.48%) VPN
2 16 (2.33%) Internet
3 14 (2.04%) DNS
3 14 (2.04%) LAN
4 11 (1.60%) Firewall
5 10 (1.46%) WAN
6 7 (1.02%) Wireless
7 6 (0.87%) Skype
7 6 (0.87%) SMS
7 6 (0.87%) VLAN
8 5 (0.73%) SAN
8 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.73%) VoIP
9 4 (0.58%) BGP
9 4 (0.58%) DHCP
9 4 (0.58%) HTTP
9 4 (0.58%) MPLS
10 3 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.44%) OSPF
10 3 (0.44%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.90%) MongoDB
2 13 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.60%) MySQL
5 10 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.02%) Big Data
7 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.87%) Power BI
9 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.58%) DTS
10 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.58%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (8.89%) JIRA
2 42 (6.12%) Selenium
3 40 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 21 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 19 (2.77%) Maven
6 19 (2.77%) WebDriver
7 16 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.60%) JMeter
10 10 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.46%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.17%) Grunt
11 8 (1.17%) gulp
11 8 (1.17%) Mocha
11 8 (1.17%) Subversion
11 8 (1.17%) webpack
12 7 (1.02%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.02%) Zephyr
General
1 190 (27.70%) Finance
2 34 (4.96%) Marketing
3 31 (4.52%) Retail
4 24 (3.50%) Banking
4 24 (3.50%) Law
5 22 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.33%) Legal
8 13 (1.90%) Games
9 8 (1.17%) Electronics
9 8 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.02%) Back Office
11 6 (0.87%) Front Office
12 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.58%) Military
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) German Language
13 3 (0.44%) Local Government
13 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (10.06%) Project Manager
2 60 (8.75%) Developer
3 58 (8.45%) Analyst
4 35 (5.10%) Architect
5 27 (3.94%) Senior Manager
6 24 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
7 22 (3.21%) Service Manager
8 21 (3.06%) IT Manager
9 17 (2.48%) Consultant
9 17 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (2.48%) Tester
10 16 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (2.33%) Software Manager
10 16 (2.33%) Support Officer
10 16 (2.33%) Test Manager
11 15 (2.19%) Business Manager
11 15 (2.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (2.19%) Technical Manager
12 14 (2.04%) Change Manager
13 13 (1.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.14%) .NET
2 45 (6.56%) HTML
3 43 (6.27%) CSS
4 42 (6.12%) REST
5 22 (3.21%) Web Services
6 20 (2.92%) AngularJS
7 18 (2.62%) HTML5
7 18 (2.62%) Node.js
8 13 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.90%) CSS3
8 13 (1.90%) React
9 12 (1.75%) jQuery
9 12 (1.75%) Spring
9 12 (1.75%) WCF
9 12 (1.75%) XML
10 11 (1.60%) Django
10 11 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (1.46%) JSON
12 9 (1.31%) SOAP
12 9 (1.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.12%) User Experience
4 26 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.77%) NHS
7 12 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (0.87%) Social Media
12 5 (0.73%) CMDB
12 5 (0.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.73%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.24%) Windows
2 37 (5.39%) Linux
3 26 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.35%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.90%) Unix
7 12 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.87%) Android
10 6 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.47%) Project Management
3 109 (15.89%) Scrum
4 90 (13.12%) Mentoring
5 81 (11.81%) Coaching
5 81 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (10.06%) Test Automation
8 66 (9.62%) Decision-Making
8 66 (9.62%) Risk Management
9 65 (9.48%) Change Management
9 65 (9.48%) DevOps
10 62 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (8.60%) Programme Management
12 55 (8.02%) ITIL
13 53 (7.73%) BDD
13 53 (7.73%) Resource Management
14 52 (7.58%) Kanban
15 51 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.20%) Java
2 59 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 58 (8.45%) SQL
4 32 (4.66%) C#
5 29 (4.23%) Python
6 24 (3.50%) Scala
7 19 (2.77%) Java 8
8 15 (2.19%) Ruby
9 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.31%) C++
12 8 (1.17%) C
12 8 (1.17%) VB
13 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.02%) ES6
13 7 (1.02%) VBScript
14 6 (0.87%) PHP
15 5 (0.73%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 77 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 69 (10.06%) Degree
4 21 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.04%) MCSE
5 14 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.31%) MCP
7 8 (1.17%) CCNA
8 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.87%) CISSP
9 6 (0.87%) ISEB
9 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.73%) CCNP
10 5 (0.73%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.85%) QA
2 44 (6.41%) PMO
3 32 (4.66%) SLA
4 9 (1.31%) GDPR
5 6 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.58%) P3O
7 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.44%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.29%) TickIT
9 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.15%) FATCA
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.15%) PSD2
9 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.37%) Docker
3 16 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.17%) vSphere
9 5 (0.73%) Firmware
9 5 (0.73%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.44%) LXC
11 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.44%) XenServer
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.29%) XenApp
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (3.50%) SCCM
2 23 (3.35%) Puppet
3 12 (1.75%) WSUS
4 10 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.31%) Ansible
6 8 (1.17%) Kibana
6 8 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.02%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.73%) Grafana
8 5 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.73%) SafeCom
8 5 (0.73%) Terraform
8 5 (0.73%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.58%) Graphite
9 4 (0.58%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.58%) MOM
10 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.44%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 98 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.23%) SAP
3 28 (4.08%) Oracle
4 22 (3.21%) Cisco
4 22 (3.21%) VMware
5 21 (3.06%) HP
6 15 (2.19%) Pega
7 14 (2.04%) Adobe
7 14 (2.04%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.60%) Citrix
9 10 (1.46%) Wyse
10 8 (1.17%) Google
11 7 (1.02%) Remedy
12 6 (0.87%) Dynatrace
13 5 (0.73%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.73%) Apple
13 5 (0.73%) BMC
13 5 (0.73%) McAfee
13 5 (0.73%) NetApp
13 5 (0.73%) New Relic