Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Sonata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonata over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 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.

Bravura Sonata
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 369 358 344
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14 -
Contract jobs citing Sonata 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.072% 0.052%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 1.01% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
South East median daily rate £588 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.24% - -
10th Percentile £438 £409 £375
90th Percentile £756 £533 £493
England median daily rate £575 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +35.29% -10.53% +23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Sonata is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1,066 1,183 1,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.67% 7.14% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 671 732
South East median daily rate £485 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £301
90th Percentile £626 £613 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 12
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +65.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £11.50 £14.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £79.39 £50.00 £39.00
England median hourly rate £33.71 £21.00 £20.56
% change year-on-year +60.52% +2.13% -31.46%

Sonata
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonata in the South East

Sonata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonata in the South East

Sonata
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonata in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sonata in the South East

Sonata
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 Sonata within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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 +11 6 £588 +38.24%
Berkshire -1 6 £588 +38.24%
Sonata
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sonata 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 Sonata.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Procedural Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Geb
3 1 (16.67%) Gatling
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) C++

Sonata
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 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Gatling
1 1 (16.67%) Geb
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Procedural Programming
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle