Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 6 months to 17 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

Sage
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 352 346
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +34
Contract jobs citing Sage 15 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 25
South East median daily rate £325 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +22.22% -15.63%
10th Percentile £225 £292 £168
90th Percentile £481 £506 £485
England median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £15.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% +16.67% -11.76%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,638 7,851 8,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.37% 48.28% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,422 4,474 4,762
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £220
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 339 416
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.61% +10.28% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £47.67
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage in the South East

Sage
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 Sage in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
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 Sage within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley +14 7 £250 -44.44% 21
Berkshire 0 5 - - 8
Surrey -29 3 £388 -10.14% 9
Hampshire -21 2 £325 -16.13% 7
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 - 8
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Kent - 1 £325 - 7
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 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 Sage.

1 7 (46.67%) ERP
1 7 (46.67%) Advertising
1 7 (46.67%) Sage 200
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Sage CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Sage X3
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Sage
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:

Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Sage 200
2 5 (33.33%) Sage CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Sage X3
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (6.67%) Magento
5 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (6.67%) Sage 50
5 1 (6.67%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Advertising
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Sage Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Accountant
3 3 (20.00%) Sage Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Sage 200 Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Sage CRM Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AAT
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Epicor
1 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.67%) SendGrid