Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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.

Collaborative Working
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 102 78
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +3
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 17 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.71% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.63% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Essex median daily rate £525 £250 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.80% -42.86% +35.66%
10th Percentile £438 £197 £406
90th Percentile £615 £535 £479
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £13.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.50

Collaborative Working 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 891 799 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.55% 91.21% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 538 387
Essex median daily rate £500 £458 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +30.86% -10.83%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £224
90th Percentile £600 £599 £516
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 61 162
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +71.05% -42.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.26 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.94 £63.75 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Essex

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Collaborative Working in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Essex

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Essex over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in Essex

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in Essex

Collaborative Working
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea +9 9 £525 -4.55%
Brentwood +12 5 - -
Maldon - 1 £500 -
Collaborative Working
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Essex region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 15 (88.24%) Configuration Management
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) C
4 10 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) Perl
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 10 (58.82%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Ruby
4 10 (58.82%) JIRA
4 10 (58.82%) Atlassian
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) GitHub
4 10 (58.82%) Ansible
4 10 (58.82%) DevOps
4 10 (58.82%) GitLab
4 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (58.82%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) DLNA
6 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) Server Hardening
6 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (29.41%) Creative Thinking

Collaborative Working
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Broadband
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DLNA
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) DSL
1 5 (29.41%) FTP
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
1 5 (29.41%) IPv4
1 5 (29.41%) IPv6
1 5 (29.41%) UPnP
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) GitLab
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) GIS Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Ajax
1 5 (29.41%) CGI
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Media Streaming
1 5 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Deployment
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Deployment Automation
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (29.41%) Innovative Thinking
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Server Hardening
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Atlassian