Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Strategic Roadmap skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Roadmap over the 6 months to 7 August 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.

Strategic Roadmaps
UK > England
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 362 453 570
Rank change year-on-year +91 +117 -22
Contract jobs citing Strategic Roadmap 160 391 326
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 224 231
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £450 £413 £413
90th Percentile £753 £738 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +122.22% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +122.22% -

Strategic Roadmap 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 26,987 72,448 81,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 87.19% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,159 48,212 54,251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1,999 2,205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.92 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.48% +15.88% -6.52%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +45.83% +12.94% -11.88%

Strategic Roadmap
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Roadmap in England

Strategic Roadmap
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Strategic Roadmap in England

Strategic Roadmap
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Strategic Roadmap in England over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Strategic Roadmap in England

Strategic Roadmap
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Strategic Roadmap in England.

Hourly rate trend for Strategic Roadmap in England

Strategic Roadmap
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 Strategic Roadmap within the England region over the 6 months to 7 August 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 +90 80 £550 -10.79% 13
North of England +122 26 £650 +44.44% 12
South East +94 20 £535 -5.93% 5
South West +91 18 £600 -11.11% 2
North West +76 17 £600 +29.03% 4
Midlands +88 11 £438 -28.57%
East Midlands +62 6 - -
Yorkshire +77 5 £500 +28.21% 7
West Midlands +59 5 £438 -28.57%
East of England +64 1 £500 -23.08%
Strategic Roadmap
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Roadmap 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 Strategic Roadmap.

1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
4 36 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 36 (22.50%) Azure
5 32 (20.00%) Migration
6 25 (15.63%) AWS
7 21 (13.13%) SQL
7 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
7 21 (13.13%) Project Delivery
8 18 (11.25%) Public Sector
8 18 (11.25%) Banking
9 17 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (10.63%) Degree
10 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.00%) ITIL
10 16 (10.00%) Big Data
10 16 (10.00%) DevOps
11 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (9.38%) Data Migration
11 15 (9.38%) Law
11 15 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (9.38%) IT Strategy
12 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.75%) User Experience
13 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.50%) ETL
14 12 (7.50%) Telecoms

Strategic Roadmap
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 5 (3.13%) Confluence
1 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.50%) Azure
2 25 (15.63%) AWS
3 5 (3.13%) GCP
3 5 (3.13%) SaaS
4 4 (2.50%) IaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.88%) Office 365
5 3 (1.88%) PaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Firewall
2 7 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.75%) WAN
4 5 (3.13%) 3G
4 5 (3.13%) 4G
5 4 (2.50%) Network Security
5 4 (2.50%) VoIP
6 3 (1.88%) 2G
6 3 (1.88%) ATM
6 3 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.88%) Internet
6 3 (1.88%) LAN
6 3 (1.88%) MPLS
6 3 (1.88%) Skype
7 2 (1.25%) 5G
7 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.25%) NetScreen
7 2 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.25%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.00%) Big Data
2 13 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.25%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.63%) HBase
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.38%) GitLab
2 7 (4.38%) JIRA
3 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Banking
2 18 (11.25%) Public Sector
3 15 (9.38%) Law
4 12 (7.50%) Marketing
4 12 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.88%) Retail
6 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.13%) Police
8 3 (1.88%) Front Office
8 3 (1.88%) Military
8 3 (1.88%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.25%) Automotive
9 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (40.63%) Architect
2 32 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (6.25%) Consultant
3 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.63%) Developer
4 9 (5.63%) Operations Manager
4 9 (5.63%) Product Manager
5 7 (4.38%) Analyst
5 7 (4.38%) Data Architect
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (4.38%) Service Manager
6 6 (3.75%) Business Analyst
6 6 (3.75%) Head of DevOps
6 6 (3.75%) Service Operations Manager
6 6 (3.75%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (3.13%) ETL Developer
7 5 (3.13%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.00%) Middleware
2 7 (4.38%) CGI
3 5 (3.13%) REST
4 3 (1.88%) .NET
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.88%) Spring
4 3 (1.88%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.25%) CSS
5 2 (1.25%) HTML
5 2 (1.25%) LINQ
5 2 (1.25%) React
5 2 (1.25%) RESTful
5 2 (1.25%) SOAP
5 2 (1.25%) WCF
5 2 (1.25%) Web Services
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.25%) WPF
5 2 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.75%) User Experience
3 12 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.88%) Replication
7 3 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.25%) Derivative
8 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
3 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.88%) Unix
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.00%) Migration
3 21 (13.13%) Project Delivery
4 17 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (10.00%) DevOps
5 16 (10.00%) ITIL
5 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 15 (9.38%) IT Strategy
6 15 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.50%) Architecture Roadmap
9 12 (7.50%) ETL
10 11 (6.88%) Analytics
11 10 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.25%) Product Management
12 9 (5.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.13%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) Java
3 7 (4.38%) C
4 6 (3.75%) Python
5 4 (2.50%) C#
6 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.25%) R
8 1 (0.63%) ABAP
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Go
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 36 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) Degree
4 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.25%) CCIE
6 2 (1.25%) HP AIS
6 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.63%) CSPO
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (2.50%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.25%) EMIR
4 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.25%) MiFID
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) GxP
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.63%) NIST
5 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.00%) Docker
3 5 (3.13%) XenApp
3 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.63%) HDFS
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) SCCM
1 9 (5.63%) Terraform
2 8 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.88%) Ansible
4 3 (1.88%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.63%) Istio
5 1 (0.63%) Knative
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.63%) vRealize
5 1 (0.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Cloudera
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 8 (5.00%) Cisco
3 8 (5.00%) Citrix
4 7 (4.38%) Hortonworks
5 6 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.13%) IBM
6 5 (3.13%) SAP
7 4 (2.50%) HP
7 4 (2.50%) Juniper
8 3 (1.88%) F5
8 3 (1.88%) Google
8 3 (1.88%) Meraki
8 3 (1.88%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.25%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.25%) Tableau
9 2 (1.25%) Teradata