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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 124 115
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.37% 0.090% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £385 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% +0.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £350
% change year-on-year +7.86% +12.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +65.38%  

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 1507 1779 1763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.61% 79.92% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1200 1013
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 68 83
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 +4 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 £349 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Benchmarking
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) E-Procurement
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) HBase
1 4 (40.00%) Kafka
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
1 4 (40.00%) Gradle
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (30.00%) GemFire
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (30.00%) HDFS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) BDD

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (30.00%) GemFire
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Gradle
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Category Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Performance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Kafka
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Avro
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) E-Procurement
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) API Design
4 1 (10.00%) API Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat