The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Benchmarking
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.23% - 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £349 - £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -7.27% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £13.00

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1432 1588 1807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.55% 79.92% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1016 1165
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 92
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Hampshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Hampshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in Hampshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 3 - -
Andover - 1 £349 -
Benchmarking
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (50.00%) HBase
2 5 (50.00%) Kafka
2 5 (50.00%) GitHub
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) HDFS
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (40.00%) Parquet
3 4 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Management

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) GemFire
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (50.00%) HBase
2 4 (40.00%) Parquet
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Gradle
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Category Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Quantity Surveyor
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Performance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) J2EE
1 5 (50.00%) Kafka
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Avro
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) System Testing
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) E-Procurement
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) HDFS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat