Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capita over the 6 months to 25 June 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 Capita plc.

Capita
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 415 776 804
Rank change year-on-year +361 +28 -18
Contract jobs citing Capita 561 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.059% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 25 42
UK median daily rate £390 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% +10.67%
10th Percentile £286 £235 £214
90th Percentile £538 £551 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -54.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £17.11 £16.00 £19.30
90th Percentile £21.90 £19.11 £41.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +32.81% -37.25% +13.33%

Capita 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,964 40,377 47,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,037 24,703 28,827
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,527 1,422 1,618
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Capita as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 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
England +358 532 £390 -13.33% 212
UK excluding London +240 354 £375 -9.09% 162
London +134 197 £440 -2.33% 53
North of England +82 135 £375 -3.23% 56
South East +76 102 £375 -19.45% 52
North West +36 62 £375 -11.76% 35
Midlands +28 48 £400 -15.79% 21
Yorkshire +19 46 £350 +7.69% 20
West Midlands +13 35 £400 -15.79% 14
North East +22 26 £384 -19.08% 1
East of England +25 25 £380 -1.30% 12
South West +24 18 £350 -7.59% 18
East Midlands +11 13 £410 - 7
Northern Ireland - 13 £525 - 1
Scotland -31 12 £300 - 2
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capita 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 with a requirement for Capita.

1 115 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (16.93%) JavaScript
3 89 (15.86%) SQL
4 77 (13.73%) Microsoft
5 68 (12.12%) C#
5 68 (12.12%) HTML
6 67 (11.94%) Java
6 67 (11.94%) .NET
7 59 (10.52%) CSS
8 55 (9.80%) SQL Server
9 53 (9.45%) Finance
10 52 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (7.84%) ASP.NET
12 43 (7.66%) HTML5
13 42 (7.49%) Test Automation
14 39 (6.95%) jQuery
14 39 (6.95%) MVC
14 39 (6.95%) Windows
15 38 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (6.60%) CSS3
17 36 (6.42%) Oracle
18 34 (6.06%) Migration
19 33 (5.88%) Analytics
19 33 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (5.88%) Docker
20 32 (5.70%) Linux
21 31 (5.53%) ITIL
22 30 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
23 29 (5.17%) Git (software)
23 29 (5.17%) Web Services

Capita
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 20 (3.57%) JBoss
2 18 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.60%) Confluence
4 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.25%) SAS
7 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.07%) CMS
8 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.89%) OpenEdge
8 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.71%) WildFly
10 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.53%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 24 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) GIMP
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.36%) SPSS
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.25%) OPENHousing
2 5 (0.89%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.71%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.36%) Endur
4 2 (0.36%) OPENContractor
4 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.36%) Servitor
4 2 (0.36%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.18%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.39%) Office 365
4 14 (2.50%) IaaS
4 14 (2.50%) PaaS
5 8 (1.43%) SaaS
6 7 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.07%) Serverless
8 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.53%) npm
10 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.36%) Boomi
10 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.17%) LAN
2 28 (4.99%) WAN
3 17 (3.03%) Firewall
4 7 (1.25%) BGP
5 6 (1.07%) OSPF
6 5 (0.89%) DNS
6 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.89%) VPN
7 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.71%) DHCP
7 4 (0.71%) HTTP
7 4 (0.71%) SMS
8 3 (0.53%) MPLS
8 3 (0.53%) SAN
8 3 (0.53%) VLAN
8 3 (0.53%) VoIP
8 3 (0.53%) Wireless
8 3 (0.53%) WLAN
9 2 (0.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.39%) Big Data
3 15 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.60%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.43%) MySQL
10 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.25%) Power BI
11 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.85%) JIRA
3 14 (2.50%) Selenium
4 12 (2.14%) WebDriver
5 11 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.78%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.25%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.07%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.71%) Gradle
10 4 (0.71%) JUnit
10 4 (0.71%) Maven
11 3 (0.53%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.53%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.53%) Mockito
11 3 (0.53%) MSI
11 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.53%) webpack
12 2 (0.36%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.36%) ERwin
General
1 53 (9.45%) Finance
2 23 (4.10%) Legal
3 20 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 17 (3.03%) Banking
5 14 (2.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.07%) Marketing
7 5 (0.89%) Law
7 5 (0.89%) Publishing
8 4 (0.71%) Billing
9 3 (0.53%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 165 (29.41%) Developer
2 84 (14.97%) Analyst
3 55 (9.80%) Architect
4 43 (7.66%) Project Manager
5 35 (6.24%) .NET Developer
6 33 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 29 (5.17%) Consultant
8 27 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 25 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (4.28%) Test Analyst
11 22 (3.92%) Tester
12 21 (3.74%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Designer
14 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 14 (2.50%) SQL Developer
17 13 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.12%) HTML
2 67 (11.94%) .NET
3 59 (10.52%) CSS
4 44 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 43 (7.66%) HTML5
6 39 (6.95%) jQuery
7 37 (6.60%) CSS3
8 30 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (5.17%) Web Services
10 28 (4.99%) AngularJS
11 26 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (4.46%) XML
13 24 (4.28%) Node.js
14 23 (4.10%) JSON
15 22 (3.92%) REST
16 21 (3.74%) RESTful
17 20 (3.57%) SOAP
18 19 (3.39%) Sass
19 18 (3.21%) J2EE
19 18 (3.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.63%) User Experience
3 22 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.57%) Fintech
6 16 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.50%) Equities
7 14 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.89%) NHS
12 5 (0.89%) Social Media
13 3 (0.53%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.36%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.36%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.95%) Windows
2 32 (5.70%) Linux
3 15 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.25%) CentOS
6 7 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.07%) Unix
8 5 (0.89%) Android
8 5 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.71%) Solaris
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Check Point GAiA
10 3 (0.53%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.36%) Fedora
11 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (7.49%) Test Automation
3 39 (6.95%) MVC
4 34 (6.06%) Migration
5 33 (5.88%) Analytics
6 31 (5.53%) ITIL
7 26 (4.63%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (4.63%) Project Management
8 24 (4.28%) DevOps
9 21 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (3.74%) Microservices
9 21 (3.74%) OO
9 21 (3.74%) Service Management
9 21 (3.74%) TDD
9 21 (3.74%) Use Case
10 20 (3.57%) Data Modelling
10 20 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (3.39%) PRINCE2
12 18 (3.21%) Data Analytics
12 18 (3.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 95 (16.93%) JavaScript
2 89 (15.86%) SQL
3 68 (12.12%) C#
4 67 (11.94%) Java
5 29 (5.17%) Python
6 19 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 19 (3.39%) Scala
7 13 (2.32%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.25%) Ruby
11 6 (1.07%) PHP
11 6 (1.07%) R
12 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (0.89%) ES6
12 5 (0.89%) VB
13 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.71%) VBA
13 4 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (4.99%) SC Cleared
1 28 (4.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.03%) Degree
3 10 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.78%) ISEB
4 6 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.07%) CCNA
5 5 (0.89%) CISM
5 5 (0.89%) CISSP
6 4 (0.71%) CCDA
6 4 (0.71%) CCNP
7 3 (0.53%) APMP
7 3 (0.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.36%) CLAS
8 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.67%) GDPR
2 12 (2.14%) QA
3 11 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.89%) SLA
6 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.53%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.53%) PMO
7 2 (0.36%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS
System Software
1 33 (5.88%) Docker
2 25 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.50%) Terraform
2 11 (1.96%) SCCM
2 11 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.25%) Puppet
4 5 (0.89%) Ansible
5 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.71%) SCOM
6 3 (0.53%) Grafana
6 3 (0.53%) Graphite
6 3 (0.53%) Mesos
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.36%) Packer
7 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Consul
Vendors
1 77 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.42%) Oracle
3 20 (3.57%) Cisco
4 17 (3.03%) VMware
5 14 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 14 (2.50%) Reuters
5 14 (2.50%) SAP
6 13 (2.32%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.32%) SolarWinds
7 12 (2.14%) Remedy
8 8 (1.43%) Apple
8 8 (1.43%) IBM
9 7 (1.25%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.25%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.07%) BMC
10 6 (1.07%) Citrix
10 6 (1.07%) Ivanti
11 5 (0.89%) F5
11 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.89%) ServiceNow