Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 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.

Collaborative Working
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 147 253
Rank change year-on-year +5 +106 -31
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 291 248 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.54% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.87% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 144 95
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £363 £263 £190
90th Percentile £575 £625 £575
England median daily rate £461 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +8.53% -2.86% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £54.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.96% +36.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £17.40 £32.60 £35.00
90th Percentile £44.90 £59.31 £45.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £28.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +20.35% +24.18% -23.53%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13928 13265 15590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.91% 82.48% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8397 7958 9393
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 533 624
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.92% -8.26% +55.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £11.31
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the South East

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in the South East

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the South East

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in the South East

Collaborative Working
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the South East

Collaborative Working
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire +8 112 £475 - 5
Thames Valley -10 85 £475 +35.71% 7
Berkshire 0 53 £500 +56.49% 4
West Sussex +14 39 £431 +1.41% 1
Surrey +2 34 £468 +13.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -30 21 £450 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -5 11 £450 - 2
East Sussex +6 7 £400 - 3
Kent -6 7 £538 -2.27% 1
Middlesex -4 1 £375 +7.91%
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 South East region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.71%) Security Cleared
3 56 (19.24%) Scrum
4 54 (18.56%) Windows
5 53 (18.21%) User Stories
6 51 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (15.12%) Linux
7 44 (15.12%) Finance
7 44 (15.12%) SC Cleared
8 43 (14.78%) Project Management
9 41 (14.09%) Degree
10 40 (13.75%) ITIL
11 39 (13.40%) Telecoms
12 37 (12.71%) Service Management
13 34 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (11.34%) User Experience
15 32 (11.00%) Microsoft
16 30 (10.31%) IaaS
17 29 (9.97%) Motorola
17 29 (9.97%) Python
18 27 (9.28%) VMware
18 27 (9.28%) PaaS
18 27 (9.28%) Business Analysis
18 27 (9.28%) Jenkins
19 26 (8.93%) Analytics
19 26 (8.93%) Git (software)
19 26 (8.93%) Test Automation
20 25 (8.59%) Active Directory
21 24 (8.25%) BPSS Clearance

Collaborative Working
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (3.78%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.75%) Jupyter
4 7 (2.41%) NetWeaver
5 6 (2.06%) Apache
5 6 (2.06%) nginx
6 4 (1.37%) Drupal
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.03%) Confluence
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.69%) CMS
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.69%) InVision
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.69%) Maximo
3 2 (0.69%) Workfront
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.31%) IaaS
2 27 (9.28%) PaaS
3 11 (3.78%) Office 365
4 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.06%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.78%) Skype
2 9 (3.09%) 4G
2 9 (3.09%) Firewall
2 9 (3.09%) HTTP
2 9 (3.09%) LTE
3 7 (2.41%) LDAP
4 6 (2.06%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.06%) Wireless
5 5 (1.72%) DNS
5 5 (1.72%) MVNO
6 4 (1.37%) DHCP
6 4 (1.37%) SAN
7 3 (1.03%) 3G
7 3 (1.03%) ATM
7 3 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.03%) DMZ
7 3 (1.03%) Internet
7 3 (1.03%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.69%) LAN
8 2 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.47%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.72%) MS Access
3 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.69%) HBase
5 2 (0.69%) IDOL
5 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.15%) Selenium
4 13 (4.47%) JUnit
5 10 (3.44%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.09%) Subversion
7 8 (2.75%) JIRA
8 6 (2.06%) Maven
8 6 (2.06%) MSI
9 3 (1.03%) GDB
9 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.69%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.69%) JMeter
11 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
General
1 44 (15.12%) Finance
2 39 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.22%) Marketing
4 9 (3.09%) Electronics
5 8 (2.75%) Games
6 7 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.41%) Publishing
6 7 (2.41%) Retail
7 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.72%) Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Hindi Language
9 3 (1.03%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (21.65%) Analyst
2 33 (11.34%) Business Analyst
3 28 (9.62%) Architect
4 24 (8.25%) Developer
5 22 (7.56%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.19%) Consultant
7 13 (4.47%) Digital Business Analyst
8 12 (4.12%) Digital Analyst
9 11 (3.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (3.78%) Designer
10 10 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
11 9 (3.09%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.75%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (2.75%) Data Scientist
13 7 (2.41%) SAP Architect
13 7 (2.41%) SAP Technical Architect
13 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.22%) REST
2 18 (6.19%) HTML
2 18 (6.19%) SOAP
3 16 (5.50%) CSS
4 15 (5.15%) Spring
5 12 (4.12%) HTML5
6 11 (3.78%) CSS3
7 9 (3.09%) JSON
8 8 (2.75%) D3.js
8 8 (2.75%) Matplotlib
8 8 (2.75%) NumPy
8 8 (2.75%) Pandas
8 8 (2.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 8 (2.75%) Unreal Engine
9 7 (2.41%) Ajax
9 7 (2.41%) Django
9 7 (2.41%) Guice
9 7 (2.41%) Play Framework
9 7 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (2.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.34%) User Experience
3 15 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.75%) CMDB
4 8 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.03%) FMCG
9 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.69%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) CESG
10 1 (0.34%) iPhone
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.56%) Windows
2 44 (15.12%) Linux
3 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.06%) Unix
4 5 (1.72%) Android
5 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.37%) SUSE
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.24%) Scrum
3 53 (18.21%) User Stories
4 43 (14.78%) Project Management
5 40 (13.75%) ITIL
6 37 (12.71%) Service Management
7 34 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (9.28%) Business Analysis
10 26 (8.93%) Analytics
10 26 (8.93%) Test Automation
11 21 (7.22%) Customer-Centricity
11 21 (7.22%) Open Source
12 20 (6.87%) Acceptance Criteria
12 20 (6.87%) Workflow
13 18 (6.19%) Analytical Thinking
13 18 (6.19%) Change Management
13 18 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.84%) DevOps
14 17 (5.84%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.97%) Python
2 23 (7.90%) Ruby
3 22 (7.56%) Java
4 13 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.78%) SQL
6 10 (3.44%) PHP
7 9 (3.09%) R
8 8 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.41%) Scala
10 4 (1.37%) ES6
11 3 (1.03%) Go
11 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.69%) C
12 2 (0.69%) C#
12 2 (0.69%) VB
12 2 (0.69%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (23.71%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.09%) Degree
4 24 (8.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (4.81%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.75%) ISEB
8 5 (1.72%) CISSP
8 5 (1.72%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.37%) HND
10 3 (1.03%) APMP
10 3 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.03%) ISSAP
10 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.03%) PMP
10 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.19%) PMO
2 9 (3.09%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) SLA
4 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.69%) GxP
6 2 (0.69%) WAI
6 2 (0.69%) WCAG
7 1 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.34%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 25 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.03%) vSphere
5 2 (0.69%) HDFS
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (6.19%) Puppet
2 8 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.06%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.72%) Ansible
4 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.72%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.97%) Motorola
3 27 (9.28%) VMware
4 22 (7.56%) SAP
5 19 (6.53%) HP
6 18 (6.19%) Oracle
7 12 (4.12%) CA
8 11 (3.78%) Google
9 10 (3.44%) Cisco
10 9 (3.09%) Adobe
10 9 (3.09%) Tableau
11 8 (2.75%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.06%) BMC
12 6 (2.06%) Citrix
12 6 (2.06%) NetApp
12 6 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.72%) Remedy
14 4 (1.37%) Infoblox
14 4 (1.37%) Optimizely