Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for POP3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited POP3 over the 6 months to 23 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.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 870 857
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -14
Contract jobs citing POP3 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.020% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
England median daily rate £488 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £459 £423 £318
90th Percentile £536 £528 £575
UK median daily rate £310 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -34.74% -13.64% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

POP3 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 13105 15064 14531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.40% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8033 9154 8522
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 765 946
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing POP3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for POP3 in England

POP3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing POP3 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for POP3 in England

POP3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for POP3 in England

POP3
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 POP3 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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 -17 1 £513 +2.50%
POP3
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing POP3 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 POP3.

1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

POP3
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) RTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow