Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 571 835 830
Rank change year-on-year +264 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing Sonata 1 7 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.008% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.037% 0.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 20
Median daily rate £425 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +13.89% -11.33%
10th Percentile £413 £435 £403
90th Percentile £438 £584 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -11.63% +19.44% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,735 5,820 6,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.48% 6.79% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,651 3,581 3,693
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £706 £669 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21.64 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -25.37%

Sonata
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonata in England

Sonata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sonata in England.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +204 1 £425 -29.17%
East of England - 1 £425 -
Sonata
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) FNZ
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Pensions Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) FNZ