Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 121 197
Rank change year-on-year -83 +76 +60
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 193 336 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 2.06% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 150 105
South East median daily rate £450 £455 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +10.30% +17.86%
10th Percentile £324 £242 £253
90th Percentile £616 £576 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -55.96% +373.91%
10th Percentile £19.38 £14.40 £42.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.40 £59.31
England median hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.00% +81.82% +25.00%

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 14,134 13,711 14,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.91% 84.26% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,511 8,166 8,638
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 473 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.28 £11.76
90th Percentile £51.23 £49.90 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Hampshire -67 71 £475 -2.56% 17
Thames Valley -41 46 £475 +5.56% 32
Surrey -25 33 £450 -2.70% 22
West Sussex -13 29 £483 +9.53% 4
Oxfordshire +6 19 £500 +25.00% 8
Berkshire -39 14 £400 -18.99% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £513 +13.89% 11
East Sussex -2 5 £400 - 6
Kent +4 3 £438 -32.69% 4
Middlesex +9 2 £433 +15.33%
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Collaborative Working.

1 78 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.24%) Scrum
3 36 (18.65%) Finance
4 35 (18.13%) Marketing
5 34 (17.62%) Linux
6 33 (17.10%) ITIL
7 31 (16.06%) Service Management
7 31 (16.06%) DevOps
8 29 (15.03%) User Stories
8 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
9 26 (13.47%) Windows
10 24 (12.44%) Analytics
10 24 (12.44%) Security Cleared
11 23 (11.92%) PaaS
11 23 (11.92%) User Experience
11 23 (11.92%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (11.40%) Jenkins
12 22 (11.40%) Java
13 21 (10.88%) Puppet
13 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
14 20 (10.36%) SC Cleared
15 19 (9.84%) Project Management
15 19 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (9.33%) IaaS
16 18 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
16 18 (9.33%) Configuration Management
16 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (8.81%) SQL
17 17 (8.81%) VMware

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 14 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.66%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.59%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.59%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.59%) SAP EP
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Confluence
4 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.22%) InVision
3 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.52%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (2.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.92%) PaaS
2 18 (9.33%) IaaS
3 13 (6.74%) Google Analytics
3 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.70%) Office 365
5 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.59%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (2.07%) GitHub
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.04%) SaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) HTTP
2 6 (3.11%) Internet
3 5 (2.59%) Firewall
4 4 (2.07%) MVNO
4 4 (2.07%) SSL
5 3 (1.55%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) DMZ
6 2 (1.04%) LAN
6 2 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (1.04%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
6 2 (1.04%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.52%) Extranet
7 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.52%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.59%) HBase
4 4 (2.07%) Big Data
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.55%) Redis
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.22%) Axure RP
4 9 (4.66%) JIRA
4 9 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.11%) JUnit
5 6 (3.11%) Selenium
6 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.07%) Ant
7 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.04%) JBehave
9 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.04%) Maven
9 2 (1.04%) Mockito
9 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.04%) TestNG
9 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 35 (18.13%) Marketing
3 13 (6.74%) Banking
4 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Local Government
6 2 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (18.65%) Analyst
2 22 (11.40%) Developer
3 20 (10.36%) Architect
4 18 (9.33%) Designer
5 17 (8.81%) UX Designer
6 13 (6.74%) Google Analytics Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Web Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (4.66%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.66%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.15%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Mobile Designer
12 6 (3.11%) Mobile UX Designer
13 5 (2.59%) PHP Architect
13 5 (2.59%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.29%) HTML
2 13 (6.74%) REST
3 12 (6.22%) jQuery
4 10 (5.18%) RESTful
5 9 (4.66%) .NET
5 9 (4.66%) JSON
6 8 (4.15%) Kafka
6 8 (4.15%) Spring
7 7 (3.63%) SOAP
7 7 (3.63%) Spring Boot
7 7 (3.63%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (3.63%) Web Services
8 6 (3.11%) React
8 6 (3.11%) XML
9 5 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.59%) HTML5
9 5 (2.59%) Laravel
9 5 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.59%) SAP PI
9 5 (2.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.92%) Self-Motivation
1 23 (11.92%) User Experience
2 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.07%) CMDB
5 4 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.07%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) PKI
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.62%) Linux
2 26 (13.47%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) Unix
4 5 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.24%) Scrum
3 33 (17.10%) ITIL
4 31 (16.06%) DevOps
4 31 (16.06%) Service Management
5 29 (15.03%) User Stories
6 24 (12.44%) Analytics
7 19 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (9.84%) Project Management
8 18 (9.33%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.81%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.29%) Wireframes
11 15 (7.77%) Customer Engagement
11 15 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.77%) SEO
11 15 (7.77%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.25%) Microservices
13 13 (6.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.40%) Java
2 17 (8.81%) SQL
3 14 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.25%) Ruby
4 13 (6.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.22%) Python
6 8 (4.15%) PHP
7 5 (2.59%) ABAP
8 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.07%) C#
8 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.04%) C
9 2 (1.04%) C++
9 2 (1.04%) F#
9 2 (1.04%) Groovy
9 2 (1.04%) Scala
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.18%) Degree
4 9 (4.66%) ISEB
4 9 (4.66%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.55%) PMP
7 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.04%) MCP
7 2 (1.04%) MCSA
7 2 (1.04%) MCSE
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ACCA
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ECDL
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) PMO
3 2 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.59%) HDFS
4 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (10.88%) Puppet
2 12 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.15%) Ansible
3 8 (4.15%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.59%) Terraform
5 3 (1.55%) Grafana
6 2 (1.04%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.04%) Graphite
6 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.04%) Kibana
6 2 (1.04%) SCCM
7 1 (0.52%) Foglight
7 1 (0.52%) logstash
7 1 (0.52%) Nessus
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.81%) Google
2 17 (8.81%) VMware
3 15 (7.77%) Oracle
4 14 (7.25%) ServiceNow
5 12 (6.22%) HP
6 11 (5.70%) CA
6 11 (5.70%) SAP
7 8 (4.15%) BMC
8 5 (2.59%) Ariba
8 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.59%) Remedy
9 3 (1.55%) Citrix
9 3 (1.55%) Tableau
10 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.04%) Cisco
10 2 (1.04%) IBM
10 2 (1.04%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.04%) Software AG
10 2 (1.04%) webMethods