Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 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.

Bravura Sonata
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 361 373
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Sonata 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.049% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 11
South East median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £408 £398 £313
90th Percentile £623 £473 £438
England median daily rate £525 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -16.17%
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 1,063 1,229 1,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.52% 7.57% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 694 794
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £607 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £440
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 28
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £36.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.98% +84.63% -27.27%
10th Percentile £15.90 £14.55 £10.23
90th Percentile £80.62 £57.70 £99.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.05% +8.79%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 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 -1 6 £475 +11.76%
Berkshire -7 6 £475 +11.76%
Surrey - 3 £600 -
Sonata
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) FNZ
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
5 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Aquila
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Fund Management

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 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (22.22%) Infor M3
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Wrap Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Pensions Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) FNZ
2 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 3 (33.33%) Aquila
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle