Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stakeholder Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 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.

Stakeholder Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 3,071 3,275 5,946
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.21% 6.49% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 7.59% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,219 2,162 4,057
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
25th Percentile £405 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £676 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 84 25
10th Percentile £20.47 £16.00 £14.50
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.76 £16.04
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £24.60
Median % change year-on-year +1.80% +69.72% +2.50%
75th Percentile £58.18 £50.98 £41.40
90th Percentile £64.50 £53.53 £50.63
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +2.98% +79.85% -3.70%

Stakeholder 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 37,140 43,175 76,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.21% 85.53% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,584 29,043 52,130
10th Percentile £306 £290 £305
25th Percentile £400 £382 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,194 1,299 1,781
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.35 £11.75
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.32 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +19.61% -5.24% +4.65%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £44.13
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £50.92
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £21.57 £22.65
% change year-on-year +22.86% -4.77% +7.86%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder 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 Stakeholder Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2021. 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 +5 1,527 £525 - 214
South East -2 399 £475 +1.06% 76
North of England +10 375 £466 +3.61% 88
Midlands +7 299 £450 +9.09% 80
North West +15 232 £475 +11.76% 47
South West +16 218 £450 - 47
West Midlands +8 217 £450 +7.91% 61
Yorkshire 0 123 £450 - 33
East Midlands +5 76 £425 +4.62% 19
East of England -9 72 £431 -6.76% 34
North East +31 20 £440 -9.74% 8
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder 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 Stakeholder Management.

1 1,014 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (25.59%) Finance
3 569 (18.53%) Project Management
4 407 (13.25%) Azure
5 399 (12.99%) Security Cleared
6 334 (10.88%) Project Delivery
7 333 (10.84%) Public Sector
8 316 (10.29%) SC Cleared
9 304 (9.90%) Migration
10 302 (9.83%) Microsoft
11 298 (9.70%) Change Management
12 275 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
13 252 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
14 251 (8.17%) Scrum
15 239 (7.78%) Banking
15 239 (7.78%) DevOps
16 232 (7.55%) SQL
17 218 (7.10%) Requirements Gathering
18 214 (6.97%) Business Analysis
19 202 (6.58%) Business Case
20 196 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
21 195 (6.35%) JIRA
22 193 (6.28%) AWS
23 191 (6.22%) SAP
24 186 (6.06%) Programme Management
25 183 (5.96%) Risk Management
26 181 (5.89%) PRINCE2
27 174 (5.67%) Retail
27 174 (5.67%) Waterfall
28 166 (5.41%) Analytics

Stakeholder 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 98 (3.19%) Confluence
2 86 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.11%) CMS
4 18 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.39%) SAS
6 10 (0.33%) JBoss
7 9 (0.29%) Apache
8 7 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.23%) Drupal
8 7 (0.23%) nginx
9 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Fuse
10 5 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 99 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 54 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.36%) InVision
7 9 (0.29%) Sketch
8 6 (0.20%) Figma
9 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.13%) UserZoom
10 3 (0.098%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.065%) Maya
11 2 (0.065%) SPSS
11 2 (0.065%) UXPin
11 2 (0.065%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 48 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 29 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 18 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.49%) Magento
6 15 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 14 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.29%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
10 8 (0.26%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.23%) SAP Retail
12 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.20%) Maximo
12 6 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 407 (13.25%) Azure
2 193 (6.28%) AWS
3 133 (4.33%) Power Platform
4 123 (4.01%) Microsoft 365
5 64 (2.08%) GCP
5 64 (2.08%) SaaS
6 53 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
7 49 (1.60%) PaaS
8 31 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (0.85%) Serverless
10 23 (0.75%) Apigee
11 22 (0.72%) GitHub
11 22 (0.72%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.68%) IaaS
13 18 (0.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 15 (0.49%) Azure Key Vault
15 14 (0.46%) Azure Service Bus
15 14 (0.46%) PowerApps
16 13 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.17%) WAN
2 34 (1.11%) Firewall
3 29 (0.94%) LAN
4 27 (0.88%) Network Security
5 24 (0.78%) Unified Communications
6 20 (0.65%) 5G
7 17 (0.55%) DNS
8 15 (0.49%) Wireless
9 14 (0.46%) Internet
9 14 (0.46%) MPLS
9 14 (0.46%) VPN
10 11 (0.36%) 4G
11 10 (0.33%) 2G
12 9 (0.29%) 3G
12 9 (0.29%) Skype
12 9 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 8 (0.26%) BGP
13 8 (0.26%) HTTP
13 8 (0.26%) OSPF
13 8 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (4.04%) Power BI
2 89 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 68 (2.21%) Big Data
5 53 (1.73%) Tableau
6 24 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 24 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 23 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 23 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 16 (0.52%) Data Lake
10 15 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.42%) Apache Hive
11 13 (0.42%) GIS
11 13 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (0.39%) MySQL
13 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (0.36%) SAP HANA
13 11 (0.36%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 195 (6.35%) JIRA
2 61 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 47 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.85%) Selenium
5 17 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 16 (0.52%) Maven
7 10 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
8 9 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.29%) Axure RP
8 9 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.20%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.20%) Subversion
10 6 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.16%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.16%) JUnit
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 786 (25.59%) Finance
2 333 (10.84%) Public Sector
3 239 (7.78%) Banking
4 174 (5.67%) Retail
5 154 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 116 (3.78%) Marketing
7 70 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 69 (2.25%) Legal
9 40 (1.30%) Law
10 37 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 30 (0.98%) Billing
13 25 (0.81%) Front Office
14 24 (0.78%) Back Office
15 23 (0.75%) Automotive
15 23 (0.75%) Electronics
16 20 (0.65%) Publishing
17 17 (0.55%) Local Government
17 17 (0.55%) Police
18 14 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 546 (17.78%) Project Manager
2 536 (17.45%) Analyst
3 371 (12.08%) Business Analyst
4 331 (10.78%) Architect
5 172 (5.60%) Consultant
6 143 (4.66%) Developer
7 118 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
8 115 (3.74%) Programme Manager
9 91 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
10 88 (2.87%) IT Manager
11 79 (2.57%) Senior Manager
12 73 (2.38%) Change Manager
12 73 (2.38%) Designer
13 67 (2.18%) Data Analyst
14 65 (2.12%) Technical Manager
15 62 (2.02%) Service Manager
16 60 (1.95%) Azure Architect
17 54 (1.76%) Data Architect
17 54 (1.76%) IT Project Manager
18 50 (1.63%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (2.31%) .NET
1 71 (2.31%) CSS
2 62 (2.02%) HTML
3 47 (1.53%) XML
4 40 (1.30%) React
5 33 (1.07%) RESTful
6 31 (1.01%) REST
7 30 (0.98%) SOAP
7 30 (0.98%) Spring
8 29 (0.94%) Web Services
9 28 (0.91%) JSON
10 27 (0.88%) Node.js
11 21 (0.68%) Kafka
11 21 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 19 (0.62%) .NET Core
13 18 (0.59%) jQuery
13 18 (0.59%) Middleware
13 18 (0.59%) Velocity
14 16 (0.52%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 275 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (3.71%) User Experience
3 85 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 77 (2.51%) NHS
5 72 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
6 67 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 54 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 37 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.01%) PMI
11 28 (0.91%) FMCG
12 25 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 18 (0.59%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (0.49%) Reference Data
14 15 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.46%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.42%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.42%) Equities
17 12 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 112 (3.65%) Windows
2 61 (1.99%) Linux
3 34 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 24 (0.78%) Unix
5 23 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.46%) Android
7 12 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.13%) AIX
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.098%) VMS
12 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.065%) Solaris
14 1 (0.033%) CentOS
14 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,014 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (18.53%) Project Management
3 334 (10.88%) Project Delivery
4 304 (9.90%) Migration
5 298 (9.70%) Change Management
6 252 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
7 251 (8.17%) Scrum
8 239 (7.78%) DevOps
9 218 (7.10%) Requirements Gathering
10 214 (6.97%) Business Analysis
11 202 (6.58%) Business Case
12 196 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 186 (6.06%) Programme Management
14 183 (5.96%) Risk Management
15 181 (5.89%) PRINCE2
16 174 (5.67%) Waterfall
17 166 (5.41%) Analytics
18 148 (4.82%) ITIL
19 147 (4.79%) Decision-Making
20 141 (4.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 232 (7.55%) SQL
2 134 (4.36%) Java
3 108 (3.52%) Python
4 85 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 59 (1.92%) C#
6 53 (1.73%) PowerShell
7 42 (1.37%) C
8 18 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 16 (0.52%) Scala
10 14 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.42%) R
12 11 (0.36%) PHP
12 11 (0.36%) Ruby
13 10 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.33%) VBA
14 9 (0.29%) VB
15 7 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.20%) Go
17 5 (0.16%) Java 8
17 5 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 399 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 316 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 135 (4.40%) Degree
4 58 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 54 (1.76%) PMP
6 53 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 32 (1.04%) CISSP
8 31 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 31 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.91%) ISEB
10 21 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 17 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.46%) CISM
14 13 (0.42%) APMP
15 12 (0.39%) CISA
15 12 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.07%) PMO
2 105 (3.42%) QA
3 51 (1.66%) SLA
4 49 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 44 (1.43%) GDPR
6 42 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.91%) NIST
8 23 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.52%) COBIT
10 10 (0.33%) GRC
11 8 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.26%) NCSC
12 6 (0.20%) IFRS
12 6 (0.20%) MiFID
13 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.13%) GxP
13 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.098%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.098%) P3O
System Software
1 70 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.73%) Docker
3 26 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.20%) HDFS
6 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.16%) vSphere
7 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.098%) Firmware
8 3 (0.098%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.033%) Gluster
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 44 (1.43%) Terraform
3 28 (0.91%) Ansible
4 12 (0.39%) Puppet
4 12 (0.39%) SCCM
5 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.16%) Grafana
9 4 (0.13%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.13%) Istio
9 4 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.065%) CASB
10 2 (0.065%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.065%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.065%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.065%) Nessus
11 1 (0.033%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.033%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 302 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 191 (6.22%) SAP
3 147 (4.79%) Oracle
4 141 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (1.69%) Google
6 50 (1.63%) ServiceNow
7 47 (1.53%) VMware
8 41 (1.34%) MuleSoft
9 33 (1.07%) IBM
10 32 (1.04%) Cisco
11 31 (1.01%) Databricks
12 25 (0.81%) CheckPoint
13 22 (0.72%) Adobe
13 22 (0.72%) Informatica
14 21 (0.68%) Cloudera
14 21 (0.68%) Splunk
14 21 (0.68%) Workday
15 19 (0.62%) hybris
15 19 (0.62%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.59%) Citrix