Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Desktop Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Desktop Deployment over the 6 months to 19 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.

Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment (BDD)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 895 888
Rank change year-on-year +58 -7 -31
Contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 38 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.009% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 3
UK median daily rate £475 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -40.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £378 £300 £420
90th Percentile £537 £300 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £300 £525
% change year-on-year +58.33% -42.86% +90.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Business Desktop Deployment is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11457 11569 9810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.30% 11.03% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7753 7388 5993
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 267 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.94 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -28.89% +18.23% -5.13%

Business Desktop Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Desktop Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +54 33 £475 +58.33% 4
London - 20 £475 -
UK excluding London +41 18 £475 +58.33% 4
North of England - 6 £513 - 2
North West - 6 £513 - 1
South West - 6 £448 -
Scotland - 4 £425 -
East of England -14 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Desktop Deployment.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) TDD
3 33 (86.84%) SMS
4 30 (78.95%) Scrum
5 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
6 26 (68.42%) JIRA
6 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
7 25 (65.79%) Git (software)
8 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (57.89%) HTML
10 21 (55.26%) Java
11 19 (50.00%) CSS
11 19 (50.00%) Node.js
11 19 (50.00%) React
12 16 (42.11%) Kanban
13 14 (36.84%) Pair Programming
14 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
16 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
16 11 (28.95%) Maven
16 11 (28.95%) Finance
17 10 (26.32%) Spring
18 9 (23.68%) DevOps
19 8 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 8 (21.05%) User Stories
19 8 (21.05%) Sass
19 8 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 8 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
19 8 (21.05%) Selenium

Business Desktop Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (18.42%) GitHub
5 5 (13.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.16%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (13.16%) Serverless
6 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (2.63%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (2.63%) npm
8 1 (2.63%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (2.63%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) SMS
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) CTI
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Jenkins
1 26 (68.42%) JIRA
2 25 (65.79%) Git (software)
3 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 11 (28.95%) Maven
5 8 (21.05%) Selenium
6 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
7 6 (15.79%) Ant
7 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
7 6 (15.79%) Gradle
7 6 (15.79%) Mocha
8 4 (10.53%) Cobertura
9 3 (7.89%) JMeter
9 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.63%) Subversion
10 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Hybris Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) HTML
2 19 (50.00%) CSS
2 19 (50.00%) Node.js
2 19 (50.00%) React
3 10 (26.32%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) REST
4 8 (21.05%) Sass
5 6 (15.79%) Express
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) JPA
8 2 (5.26%) JSP
9 1 (2.63%) .NET
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.63%) Web Services
9 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) PDA
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) TDD
3 30 (78.95%) Scrum
4 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (42.11%) Kanban
6 14 (36.84%) Pair Programming
7 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
8 9 (23.68%) DevOps
9 8 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) User Stories
10 7 (18.42%) Web Development
11 6 (15.79%) API Development
11 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (10.53%) B2C
13 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
14 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) ES6
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) XPath
4 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.63%) MCSE
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) hybris
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (2.63%) Syncfusion
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) Xamarin