Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 5,295 1,620 5,690
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 8.43% 6.28% 7.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 7.18% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,871 1,105 3,905
10th Percentile £350 £335 £331
25th Percentile £419 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.61%
75th Percentile £606 £588 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 40 77
10th Percentile £20.47 £16.98 £14.50
25th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £19.05
Median hourly rate £45.50 £38.50 £39.52
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.58% +16.24%
75th Percentile £56.50 £45.81 £53.00
90th Percentile £69.60 £53.75 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £34.95 £39.50
% change year-on-year +30.20% -11.53% +16.18%

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 56,049 22,563 71,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.24% 87.49% 87.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39,114 15,367 48,220
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £390 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.77% +1.05% +2.70%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,492 645 1,915
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.55 £16.04 £14.38
Median hourly rate £24.08 £26.50 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -9.13% +15.57% +14.65%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £46.40
90th Percentile £62.48 £55.85 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.77% +15.56% +16.02%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +26 2,693 £550 +4.76% 356
South East +5 760 £475 +5.56% 117
North of England +18 644 £475 +11.76% 116
Midlands +9 545 £470 +7.55% 112
West Midlands +7 402 £475 +5.56% 80
North West +19 360 £475 +11.76% 57
Yorkshire +15 253 £475 +6.74% 48
South West +7 253 £467 -1.71% 54
East Midlands +2 140 £445 +4.59% 31
East of England -8 103 £450 -5.26% 47
North East +4 32 £525 +44.83% 11
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,952 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,844 (34.83%) Social Skills
3 1,472 (27.80%) Finance
4 1,070 (20.21%) Project Management
5 756 (14.28%) Project Delivery
6 663 (12.52%) Azure
7 544 (10.27%) Migration
8 482 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
9 464 (8.76%) Change Management
10 460 (8.69%) Microsoft
11 457 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
12 446 (8.42%) Security Cleared
13 430 (8.12%) Public Sector
14 418 (7.89%) Scrum
15 404 (7.63%) Business Analysis
16 397 (7.50%) PRINCE2
17 384 (7.25%) DevOps
18 374 (7.06%) Waterfall
19 360 (6.80%) SQL
19 360 (6.80%) Banking
20 359 (6.78%) Analytics
21 357 (6.74%) AWS
21 357 (6.74%) Presentation Skills
22 342 (6.46%) SC Cleared
23 338 (6.38%) Requirements Gathering
24 337 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
25 335 (6.33%) Risk Management
26 327 (6.18%) Business Case
27 323 (6.10%) Retail
28 318 (6.01%) JIRA

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
1 155 (2.93%) Confluence
2 111 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 68 (1.28%) CMS
4 38 (0.72%) SAS
5 29 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 16 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (0.26%) CICS
8 13 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (0.23%) Apache
10 11 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.15%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.11%) JBoss
13 6 (0.11%) nginx
14 5 (0.094%) IIS
14 5 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.076%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.076%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 145 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 116 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
4 79 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 62 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.57%) Sketch
6 30 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.30%) InVision
8 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.13%) Figma
10 6 (0.11%) UXPin
10 6 (0.11%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.057%) SPSS
12 2 (0.038%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.038%) InDesign
12 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.038%) Marvel
13 1 (0.019%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.019%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 53 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 33 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 22 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 20 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.23%) Magento
8 12 (0.23%) Maximo
8 12 (0.23%) OneSumX
9 11 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.19%) SAP FI
10 10 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 8 (0.15%) SAP MM
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 7 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 663 (12.52%) Azure
2 357 (6.74%) AWS
3 257 (4.85%) Power Platform
4 165 (3.12%) Microsoft 365
5 128 (2.42%) SaaS
6 119 (2.25%) GCP
7 79 (1.49%) PaaS
8 76 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
9 44 (0.83%) IaaS
10 43 (0.81%) GitHub
11 40 (0.76%) Serverless
12 37 (0.70%) PowerApps
13 36 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
14 34 (0.64%) Azure Logic Apps
14 34 (0.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 28 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 24 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 23 (0.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 22 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.55%) 5G
2 69 (1.30%) Firewall
3 67 (1.27%) 2G
4 63 (1.19%) GSM
5 62 (1.17%) MVNO
6 48 (0.91%) Packet Switching
7 43 (0.81%) Network Security
8 36 (0.68%) WAN
9 35 (0.66%) LAN
10 24 (0.45%) DNS
10 24 (0.45%) Internet
10 24 (0.45%) Unified Communications
11 22 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (0.38%) MPLS
13 17 (0.32%) SAN
13 17 (0.32%) Wireless
14 16 (0.30%) DHCP
14 16 (0.30%) VoIP
15 15 (0.28%) Broadband
15 15 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (4.15%) Power BI
2 175 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 116 (2.19%) Big Data
4 114 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 87 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 55 (1.04%) Tableau
7 41 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 40 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (0.66%) QlikView
11 33 (0.62%) Metadata
12 31 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
14 27 (0.51%) NoSQL
15 26 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 25 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.45%) Relational Database
18 23 (0.43%) MongoDB
19 20 (0.38%) DB2
19 20 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 318 (6.01%) JIRA
2 72 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 65 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 32 (0.60%) GitLab
5 28 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
6 23 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 18 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.32%) Maven
9 16 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.26%) Axure RP
12 12 (0.23%) Selenium
12 12 (0.23%) Subversion
13 8 (0.15%) JMeter
13 8 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.13%) ER Studio
14 7 (0.13%) REST Assured
15 6 (0.11%) Cypress.io
15 6 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1,844 (34.83%) Social Skills
2 1,472 (27.80%) Finance
3 457 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 430 (8.12%) Public Sector
5 360 (6.80%) Banking
6 357 (6.74%) Presentation Skills
7 323 (6.10%) Retail
8 302 (5.70%) Telecoms
9 239 (4.51%) Influencing Skills
10 211 (3.98%) Marketing
11 175 (3.31%) Organisational Skills
12 108 (2.04%) Manufacturing
13 104 (1.96%) Legal
14 65 (1.23%) Law
15 62 (1.17%) Documentation Skills
16 60 (1.13%) Investment Banking
17 57 (1.08%) Automotive
18 36 (0.68%) Billing
19 35 (0.66%) Electronics
20 33 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,226 (23.15%) Project Manager
2 997 (18.83%) Analyst
3 705 (13.31%) Business Analyst
4 620 (11.71%) Architect
5 272 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
6 242 (4.57%) IT Manager
7 223 (4.21%) Consultant
8 206 (3.89%) Delivery Manager
9 193 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
10 191 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 187 (3.53%) Developer
12 179 (3.38%) Senior Manager
13 126 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
14 121 (2.29%) Data Architect
15 116 (2.19%) Change Manager
15 116 (2.19%) Service Manager
16 111 (2.10%) Designer
16 111 (2.10%) Infrastructure Manager
17 106 (2.00%) Technical Manager
18 98 (1.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (1.47%) .NET
2 69 (1.30%) HTML
3 63 (1.19%) REST
4 53 (1.00%) CSS
5 49 (0.93%) React
6 46 (0.87%) Node.js
7 43 (0.81%) Web Services
8 40 (0.76%) SOAP
9 39 (0.74%) Middleware
10 37 (0.70%) Kafka
11 36 (0.68%) Spring
12 34 (0.64%) RESTful
13 30 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (0.51%) XML
15 26 (0.49%) JSON
16 24 (0.45%) Velocity
17 20 (0.38%) Swagger
18 19 (0.36%) J2EE
19 16 (0.30%) SAML
20 15 (0.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 196 (3.70%) User Experience
2 135 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 107 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
4 96 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
5 94 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 89 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
7 85 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 83 (1.57%) NHS
9 75 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 65 (1.23%) PMI
11 32 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 31 (0.59%) Cloud Native
13 28 (0.53%) Social Media
14 27 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
14 27 (0.51%) FMCG
14 27 (0.51%) Public Cloud
14 27 (0.51%) Reference Data
15 24 (0.45%) Tandem
16 23 (0.43%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 166 (3.14%) Windows
2 81 (1.53%) Linux
3 49 (0.93%) Unix
4 40 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 38 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.40%) Android
8 16 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.28%) zOS
10 10 (0.19%) VMS
11 9 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.13%) AIX
12 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.038%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.038%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,952 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,070 (20.21%) Project Management
3 756 (14.28%) Project Delivery
4 544 (10.27%) Migration
5 482 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
6 464 (8.76%) Change Management
7 418 (7.89%) Scrum
8 404 (7.63%) Business Analysis
9 397 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 384 (7.25%) DevOps
11 374 (7.06%) Waterfall
12 359 (6.78%) Analytics
13 338 (6.38%) Requirements Gathering
14 337 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
15 335 (6.33%) Risk Management
16 327 (6.18%) Business Case
17 276 (5.21%) Decision-Making
18 263 (4.97%) ITIL
19 260 (4.91%) Workshop Facilitation
20 243 (4.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 360 (6.80%) SQL
2 203 (3.83%) Java
3 160 (3.02%) Python
4 122 (2.30%) C
5 96 (1.81%) JavaScript
6 56 (1.06%) C#
7 40 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 26 (0.49%) R
9 25 (0.47%) C++
10 22 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 20 (0.38%) Go
12 19 (0.36%) Scala
13 18 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.28%) COBOL
16 13 (0.25%) Apple Swift
16 13 (0.25%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.21%) JCL
17 11 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 446 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 342 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 189 (3.57%) Degree
4 102 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 101 (1.91%) PMP
6 48 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 43 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 41 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 40 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 33 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 31 (0.59%) CISSP
12 30 (0.57%) ISEB
13 26 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.42%) CISM
14 22 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 21 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 17 (0.32%) APMP
17 15 (0.28%) Master's Degree
18 14 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (4.55%) PMO
2 168 (3.17%) QA
3 86 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 85 (1.61%) GDPR
5 47 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.77%) NIST
7 38 (0.72%) SLA
8 35 (0.66%) Accessibility
9 26 (0.49%) PMBOK
10 22 (0.42%) MiFID
11 21 (0.40%) GRC
12 20 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
14 15 (0.28%) EMIR
15 13 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
16 11 (0.21%) COBIT
16 11 (0.21%) GAAP
17 7 (0.13%) IFRS
18 6 (0.11%) FATCA
18 6 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 109 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.08%) Docker
3 36 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 11 (0.21%) RACF
7 9 (0.17%) HDFS
8 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.076%) vSphere
11 3 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.038%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.038%) XenApp
13 1 (0.019%) Firmware
13 1 (0.019%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 55 (1.04%) Terraform
3 37 (0.70%) Ansible
4 18 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.34%) Puppet
5 15 (0.28%) SCCM
6 11 (0.21%) Tivoli NetView
7 10 (0.19%) Grafana
7 10 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
8 9 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.11%) Packer
11 5 (0.094%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 5 (0.094%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.094%) MOM
12 4 (0.076%) CA Wily
13 3 (0.057%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.057%) SCOM
13 3 (0.057%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 460 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 281 (5.31%) SAP
3 239 (4.51%) Oracle
4 189 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (1.68%) Google
6 74 (1.40%) IBM
7 73 (1.38%) ServiceNow
8 68 (1.28%) VMware
9 59 (1.11%) Databricks
10 48 (0.91%) Informatica
11 44 (0.83%) Adobe
12 43 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 43 (0.81%) Cisco
13 35 (0.66%) IFS
13 35 (0.66%) MuleSoft
14 30 (0.57%) hybris
15 28 (0.53%) Citrix
16 27 (0.51%) BiZZdesign
17 26 (0.49%) Pega
18 23 (0.43%) Ariba