Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sonata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonata over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 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.

Bravura Sonata
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 763 843 838
Rank change year-on-year +80 -5 +24
Contract jobs citing Sonata 11 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.027%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 23
England median daily rate £531 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +41.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £442 £453 £353
90th Percentile £556 £753 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £600 £425
% change year-on-year -10.42% +41.18% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Sonata is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,616 5,951 7,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.39% 6.35% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,383 3,546 4,715
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 76
England median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.33 £11.93 £12.10
90th Percentile £63.75 £67.95 £65.28
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.83% - -3.92%

Sonata
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonata in England

Sonata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonata in England

Sonata
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 Sonata within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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
South East +49 11 £531 -11.46%
Sonata
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sonata 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 Sonata.

1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
1 10 (90.91%) Wealth Management
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Atlassian
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (81.82%) Azure
2 9 (81.82%) SaaS
2 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 9 (81.82%) Confluence
2 9 (81.82%) GitHub
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Kubernetes
3 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
3 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) FNZ
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis

Sonata
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 9 (81.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Azure
1 9 (81.82%) GitHub
1 9 (81.82%) PaaS
1 9 (81.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
1 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
1 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Wealth Management
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Atlassian
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) FNZ