Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 791 836
Rank change year-on-year +385 +45 -41
Contract jobs citing Capita 587 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.056% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 24 32
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.62% +0.78%
10th Percentile £276 £233 £214
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year -3.85% +0.65% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.96 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -45.83% +55.56%
10th Percentile £17.11 £17.48 £20.08
90th Percentile £21.22 £20.44 £41.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.31% -45.83% +55.56%

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 43,004 41,911 49,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.84% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,753 25,640 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,576 1,381 1,633
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% -5.71% +1.63%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +378 558 £400 -8.57% 222
UK excluding London +252 363 £375 -3.85% 164
London +173 212 £471 +4.72% 66
North of England +96 131 £375 +11.11% 58
South East +84 113 £366 -28.96% 45
North West +39 56 £375 +15.38% 40
Yorkshire +27 50 £350 +3.70% 11
Midlands +32 49 £375 -24.24% 18
West Midlands +8 37 £369 -25.51% 14
East of England +20 25 £380 -1.30% 11
North East +17 25 £384 -23.13% 7
South West +16 21 £338 -10.89% 24
Northern Ireland - 18 £525 - 4
East Midlands +19 12 £375 - 4
Scotland -37 5 £300 - 3
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 112 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.87%) JavaScript
3 93 (15.84%) SQL
4 72 (12.27%) Java
4 72 (12.27%) C#
5 71 (12.10%) HTML
6 67 (11.41%) Microsoft
7 64 (10.90%) .NET
7 64 (10.90%) CSS
8 51 (8.69%) SQL Server
9 49 (8.35%) Finance
10 47 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (7.84%) HTML5
12 41 (6.98%) MVC
12 41 (6.98%) ASP.NET
13 40 (6.81%) Python
13 40 (6.81%) CSS3
13 40 (6.81%) jQuery
14 39 (6.64%) Test Automation
14 39 (6.64%) AngularJS
15 37 (6.30%) Windows
16 35 (5.96%) Oracle
17 34 (5.79%) Analytics
18 33 (5.62%) DevOps
18 33 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (5.45%) Migration
20 30 (5.11%) Linux
20 30 (5.11%) Web Services
21 29 (4.94%) Security Cleared
21 29 (4.94%) SC Cleared

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 16 (2.73%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.70%) JBoss
3 9 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.19%) CMS
5 7 (1.19%) SAS
6 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.85%) OpenEdge
6 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.68%) Confluence
8 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.51%) IIS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.51%) GIMP
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) InVision
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.02%) OPENHousing
2 6 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.68%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.68%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.34%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Radian6
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Servitor
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.04%) Office 365
3 12 (2.04%) PaaS
4 11 (1.87%) IaaS
5 8 (1.36%) SaaS
6 6 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.85%) Serverless
8 4 (0.68%) Boomi
9 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.51%) GitHub
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.34%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.34%) npm
10 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.26%) LAN
2 22 (3.75%) WAN
3 18 (3.07%) Firewall
4 10 (1.70%) BGP
5 8 (1.36%) OSPF
5 8 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.19%) SMS
6 7 (1.19%) VPN
6 7 (1.19%) Wireless
7 6 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.02%) VoIP
8 5 (0.85%) DNS
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.68%) SAN
9 4 (0.68%) VLAN
9 4 (0.68%) WLAN
10 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.51%) IPsec
10 3 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.73%) Big Data
3 13 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.04%) MySQL
5 11 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.02%) Riak
10 5 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.85%) Power BI
10 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.73%) Selenium
3 11 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.87%) JIRA
4 9 (1.53%) WebDriver
5 8 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.85%) Maven
8 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.68%) Gradle
8 4 (0.68%) JUnit
8 4 (0.68%) MSI
8 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.51%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.51%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.51%) Mockito
9 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (8.35%) Finance
2 18 (3.07%) Legal
3 11 (1.87%) Banking
4 10 (1.70%) Financial Institution
4 10 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.53%) Retail
6 8 (1.36%) Marketing
7 7 (1.19%) Publishing
8 4 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 173 (29.47%) Developer
2 87 (14.82%) Analyst
3 52 (8.86%) Architect
4 43 (7.33%) Project Manager
5 36 (6.13%) .NET Developer
6 35 (5.96%) Java Developer
7 31 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 30 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 27 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (4.26%) Consultant
11 24 (4.09%) Test Analyst
12 22 (3.75%) Designer
13 21 (3.58%) Tester
14 17 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 16 (2.73%) Angular Developer
16 15 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.39%) ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (2.39%) SQL Developer
18 13 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
19 12 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.10%) HTML
2 64 (10.90%) .NET
2 64 (10.90%) CSS
3 46 (7.84%) HTML5
4 41 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 40 (6.81%) CSS3
5 40 (6.81%) jQuery
6 39 (6.64%) AngularJS
7 30 (5.11%) Web Services
8 26 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (3.92%) Sass
10 22 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (3.75%) RESTful
11 21 (3.58%) J2EE
12 19 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (3.07%) EJB
13 18 (3.07%) JSON
14 17 (2.90%) JMS
14 17 (2.90%) XML
15 16 (2.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (4.43%) User Experience
3 18 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.53%) Fintech
6 9 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.36%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.02%) CMDB
9 6 (1.02%) Equities
9 6 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.02%) Social Media
10 4 (0.68%) Clustering
10 4 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.30%) Windows
2 30 (5.11%) Linux
3 13 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.36%) Android
6 8 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.36%) CentOS
7 7 (1.19%) Unix
8 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Check Point GAiA
10 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
10 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) Fedora
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (6.98%) MVC
3 39 (6.64%) Test Automation
4 34 (5.79%) Analytics
5 33 (5.62%) DevOps
6 32 (5.45%) Migration
7 28 (4.77%) Project Management
8 27 (4.60%) TDD
9 26 (4.43%) ITIL
10 22 (3.75%) OO
10 22 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (3.58%) ITSM
12 20 (3.41%) Service Management
13 19 (3.24%) Asset Management
14 18 (3.07%) Data Analytics
14 18 (3.07%) Mathematics
14 18 (3.07%) PRINCE2
15 17 (2.90%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (2.73%) Data Modelling
16 16 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (16.87%) JavaScript
2 93 (15.84%) SQL
3 72 (12.27%) C#
3 72 (12.27%) Java
4 40 (6.81%) Python
5 25 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 23 (3.92%) Scala
7 20 (3.41%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.87%) PHP
9 11 (1.87%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.70%) Java 8
11 9 (1.53%) C++
12 7 (1.19%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.19%) ES6
12 7 (1.19%) R
12 7 (1.19%) VBA
13 6 (1.02%) Perl
13 6 (1.02%) Rust
14 5 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (4.94%) SC Cleared
1 29 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.77%) Degree
3 17 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.04%) ISEB
5 9 (1.53%) CCNP
6 8 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.36%) CCNA
7 7 (1.19%) CISSP
8 6 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.68%) CCDA
9 4 (0.68%) CCIE
9 4 (0.68%) CISM
9 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.51%) APMP
10 3 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.87%) QA
2 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.02%) GDPR
3 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.85%) SLA
5 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.68%) PMO
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 22 (3.75%) Docker
2 11 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) XenApp
6 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.21%) SCCM
2 11 (1.87%) Puppet
2 11 (1.87%) Terraform
3 8 (1.36%) Ansible
3 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.85%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.68%) SCOM
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.34%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.34%) Packer
7 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.96%) Oracle
3 23 (3.92%) Cisco
4 21 (3.58%) VMware
5 13 (2.21%) IBM
5 13 (2.21%) Remedy
6 12 (2.04%) SAP
7 11 (1.87%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.70%) Citrix
8 10 (1.70%) HP
9 9 (1.53%) BMC
9 9 (1.53%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.36%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.19%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.19%) Reuters
12 5 (0.85%) Ivanti
12 5 (0.85%) Juniper
12 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.85%) TIBCO