Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Traceability Matrix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Traceability Matrix over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 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.

Traceability Matrices
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 755 747
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing Traceability Matrix 80 94 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 75
England median daily rate £401 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £235 £319 £280
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
UK median daily rate £401 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.00% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Traceability Matrix 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 80470 80635 85371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.16% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54303 53686 56383
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1821 2142 2548
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.28 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Traceability Matrix in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Traceability Matrix in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Traceability Matrix in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Traceability Matrix in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Traceability Matrix in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Traceability Matrix in England

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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 Traceability Matrix within the England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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 -24 30 £453 -7.18% 2
Midlands +18 21 £235 -44.58%
South East -4 21 £350 -27.84% 2
West Midlands +19 13 £401 -5.54%
East Midlands - 7 £230 -
East of England -17 6 £450 +5.88% 1
North of England +34 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +25 1 - - 1
Traceability Matrix
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Traceability Matrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Traceability Matrix.

1 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) User Stories
3 24 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
5 14 (17.50%) Use Case
5 14 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
5 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
6 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.25%) JIRA
7 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Test Strategy
8 11 (13.75%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Banking
9 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.25%) Retail
10 9 (11.25%) Scrum
10 9 (11.25%) ISEB
10 9 (11.25%) SQL
11 8 (10.00%) Finance
11 8 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.75%) Degree
12 7 (8.75%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing

Traceability Matrix
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 6 (7.50%) Confluence
2 5 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (5.00%) Documentum
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.00%) Maximo
2 4 (5.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (5.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
1 1 (1.25%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) GitLab
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Mockito
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Retail
4 8 (10.00%) Finance
5 6 (7.50%) Automotive
6 5 (6.25%) General Ledger
7 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (2.50%) Back Office
9 2 (2.50%) German Language
9 2 (2.50%) Private Banking
10 1 (1.25%) Billing
10 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.25%) French Language
10 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Analyst
2 31 (38.75%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Tester
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Designer
7 3 (3.75%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
1 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
1 2 (2.50%) HTML5
1 2 (2.50%) JSP
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
1 2 (2.50%) SAML
1 2 (2.50%) SAP PI
1 2 (2.50%) Spring
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
1 2 (2.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (2.50%) XSLT
2 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) STB
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Equities
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) User Stories
3 24 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
4 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (17.50%) Use Case
5 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 11 (13.75%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 10 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.75%) ERP
10 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Migration
10 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) C
3 2 (2.50%) ABAP
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) ISEB
4 7 (8.75%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.75%) CBAP
6 3 (3.75%) IIBA
7 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.50%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) CCSA
8 1 (1.25%) CCSE
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) HP
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) comScore
5 2 (2.50%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.50%) WSO2
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.25%) Radware
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Xerox