Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IDOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IDOL over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

HP IDOL
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 - 393
Rank change year-on-year - +393 -40
Contract jobs citing IDOL 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% - 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
South East median daily rate £340 - £525
England median daily rate £500 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -

IDOL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3535 3431 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2061 2615
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £524
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 94
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +25.84%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.38
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

IDOL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IDOL in the South East

IDOL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IDOL in the South East

IDOL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IDOL in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IDOL in the South East

IDOL
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 IDOL in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IDOL in the South East

IDOL
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 IDOL within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Thames Valley - 5 £340 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £340 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 -
IDOL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Kofax
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Trillium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

IDOL
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Release Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Kofax
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (40.00%) Trillium