Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 377 394
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -24
Contract jobs citing IMAP 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.030% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.16% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median daily rate - £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.41% +6.25%
England median daily rate £558 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +31.18% -19.05% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.61 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +34.59% -

IMAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2950 3180 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.95% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 1808 1902
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 220 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.73 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.38 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
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 IMAP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
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 IMAP 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
Hampshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Thames Valley -8 1 - -
IMAP
England

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

1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database

IMAP
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 3 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SMPP
3 1 (25.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (75.00%) RequireJS
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CORBA
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) API Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft