Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Coaching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Coaching over the 6 months to 25 September 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.

Coaching
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 152 177
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 +63
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1,911 1,733 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.76% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.06% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 1,125 990
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.91% +6.53%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £288
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £476 £468 £439
% change year-on-year +1.87% +6.61% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 18
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +72.73% -5.17%
10th Percentile £15.68 £16.84 £17.17
90th Percentile £41.50 £77.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -50.91% +120.00% +6.38%

Coaching is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,599 84,098 90,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.60% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,535 55,446 59,633
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,426 2,078 2,364
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

Coaching
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Coaching over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Coaching within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -1 1,678 £500 +4.17% 678
UK excluding London 0 1,123 £476 +1.87% 532
London +12 767 £525 +5.00% 233
South East -20 278 £500 +2.56% 97
North of England -11 233 £463 -2.63% 132
Midlands +9 182 £475 +14.46% 89
West Midlands +30 152 £474 +14.16% 50
Scotland +43 144 £500 +17.65% 55
South West +9 137 £458 -1.04% 61
Yorkshire -14 113 £475 -5.00% 48
North West -45 83 £425 -19.05% 68
East of England -59 82 £490 -2.00% 66
Wales -18 72 £500 +11.11% 26
North East +15 41 £475 -0.52% 16
East Midlands -18 29 £499 +17.35% 38

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Coaching 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 Coaching.

1 1,185 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (40.76%) Mentoring
3 660 (34.54%) Scrum
4 424 (22.19%) Finance
5 326 (17.06%) Java
6 315 (16.48%) Kanban
7 288 (15.07%) TDD
8 257 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 253 (13.24%) DevOps
10 248 (12.98%) Project Management
11 231 (12.09%) JIRA
12 225 (11.77%) Test Automation
13 222 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
14 217 (11.36%) BDD
14 217 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 215 (11.25%) Microsoft
16 208 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
17 191 (9.99%) Software Engineering
18 186 (9.73%) Security Cleared
19 177 (9.26%) SQL
20 173 (9.05%) User Stories
21 170 (8.90%) SDLC
22 169 (8.84%) JavaScript
23 165 (8.63%) Decision-Making
24 158 (8.27%) Microservices
25 154 (8.06%) Confluence
26 153 (8.01%) Jenkins
27 148 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
28 139 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
29 138 (7.22%) QA

Coaching
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
1 154 (8.06%) Confluence
2 52 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.36%) Apache
5 20 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 17 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (0.68%) SAS
8 13 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.63%) JBoss
10 10 (0.52%) CMS
11 9 (0.47%) Documentum
12 8 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.37%) Gunicorn
13 7 (0.37%) nginx
13 7 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.26%) Mule
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 66 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.10%) InVision
8 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.052%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.37%) Primavera
7 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.16%) Social Studio
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.10%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.10%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.10%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 139 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.46%) Slack
4 45 (2.35%) Office 365
5 27 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.36%) GitHub
7 19 (0.99%) SaaS
8 17 (0.89%) Serverless
9 12 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.63%) PaaS
10 10 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.47%) IaaS
12 8 (0.42%) Heroku
12 8 (0.42%) Yammer
13 7 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.37%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.62%) Firewall
2 22 (1.15%) DNS
3 19 (0.99%) VPN
4 17 (0.89%) Internet
5 16 (0.84%) HTTP
5 16 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 16 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.84%) WAN
6 15 (0.78%) Skype
7 12 (0.63%) BGP
7 12 (0.63%) SAN
7 12 (0.63%) SMS
8 10 (0.52%) LAN
8 10 (0.52%) MPLS
8 10 (0.52%) OSPF
9 9 (0.47%) Network Security
9 9 (0.47%) Wireless
10 8 (0.42%) DHCP
10 8 (0.42%) SSL
10 8 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (3.24%) Big Data
4 60 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 59 (3.09%) MySQL
6 56 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 41 (2.15%) Power BI
9 32 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 17 (0.89%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.84%) HBase
17 15 (0.78%) Data Lake
18 11 (0.58%) Pentaho
18 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 231 (12.09%) JIRA
2 153 (8.01%) Jenkins
3 126 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 82 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 81 (4.24%) Selenium
6 71 (3.72%) Maven
7 37 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 37 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 36 (1.88%) JUnit
9 34 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 23 (1.20%) GitLab
12 22 (1.15%) IntelliJ
12 22 (1.15%) SoapUI
13 20 (1.05%) JMeter
14 19 (0.99%) Mockito
15 17 (0.89%) HP UFT
16 16 (0.84%) Artifactory
16 16 (0.84%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 424 (22.19%) Finance
2 136 (7.12%) Banking
3 79 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 70 (3.66%) Retail
5 67 (3.51%) Marketing
6 52 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.83%) Games
8 32 (1.67%) Electronics
8 32 (1.67%) Legal
9 23 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (0.89%) Law
11 15 (0.78%) Back Office
12 14 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.58%) Publishing
14 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.31%) Digital Economy
16 6 (0.31%) French Language
17 5 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 311 (16.27%) Scrum Master
2 289 (15.12%) Developer
3 190 (9.94%) Agile Coach
4 131 (6.86%) Analyst
5 105 (5.49%) Architect
6 90 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 82 (4.29%) Agile Scrum Master
7 82 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
8 80 (4.19%) Java Developer
9 65 (3.40%) Consultant
10 56 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 55 (2.88%) Business Analyst
12 41 (2.15%) Senior Developer
12 41 (2.15%) Software Engineer
13 36 (1.88%) Lead Developer
14 35 (1.83%) Senior Manager
14 35 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (1.78%) Test Manager
16 33 (1.73%) Agile Delivery Manager
17 29 (1.52%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (5.60%) .NET
2 106 (5.55%) Node.js
3 103 (5.39%) Spring
4 92 (4.81%) REST
5 89 (4.66%) HTML
6 85 (4.45%) Web Services
7 73 (3.82%) CSS
8 68 (3.56%) RESTful
9 54 (2.83%) Spring Boot
10 53 (2.77%) React
11 48 (2.51%) AngularJS
11 48 (2.51%) HTML5
12 44 (2.30%) XML
13 42 (2.20%) Kafka
14 39 (2.04%) SOAP
15 38 (1.99%) ASP.NET
16 36 (1.88%) Velocity
17 27 (1.41%) .NET Framework
18 22 (1.15%) Redux
19 21 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.34%) User Experience
3 59 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 42 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 41 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 36 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.26%) Private Cloud
12 19 (0.99%) Computer Science
13 17 (0.89%) Fintech
14 16 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 16 (0.84%) NHS
15 15 (0.78%) Blog
16 14 (0.73%) iPad
17 13 (0.68%) FMCG
18 12 (0.63%) Taxonomies
19 11 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 104 (5.44%) Windows
2 97 (5.08%) Linux
3 41 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 38 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.88%) Android
6 31 (1.62%) Unix
7 26 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.63%) CentOS
12 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 1 (0.052%) HPUX
16 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.052%) VMS
16 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,185 (62.01%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (40.76%) Mentoring
3 660 (34.54%) Scrum
4 315 (16.48%) Kanban
5 288 (15.07%) TDD
6 257 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 253 (13.24%) DevOps
8 248 (12.98%) Project Management
9 225 (11.77%) Test Automation
10 222 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
11 217 (11.36%) BDD
11 217 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 208 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
13 191 (9.99%) Software Engineering
14 173 (9.05%) User Stories
15 170 (8.90%) SDLC
16 165 (8.63%) Decision-Making
17 158 (8.27%) Microservices
18 122 (6.38%) Waterfall
19 106 (5.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 326 (17.06%) Java
2 177 (9.26%) SQL
3 169 (8.84%) JavaScript
4 105 (5.49%) Python
5 66 (3.45%) C#
6 52 (2.72%) Java 8
7 47 (2.46%) Scala
8 31 (1.62%) C
9 26 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 26 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.20%) Ruby
11 22 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.15%) PHP
12 21 (1.10%) ES6
13 17 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 15 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 14 (0.73%) Perl
16 13 (0.68%) Go
16 13 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 186 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 137 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 135 (7.06%) Degree
4 36 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 19 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (0.94%) PMP
8 17 (0.89%) ISEB
8 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.78%) MCSE
9 15 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 14 (0.73%) CISSP
11 13 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (0.63%) APMG
12 12 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.58%) AWS Certification
14 10 (0.52%) CCNP
14 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.22%) QA
2 46 (2.41%) PMO
3 31 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.52%) SLA
5 15 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.78%) GDPR
6 12 (0.63%) WCAG
7 5 (0.26%) GAMP
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 3 (0.16%) GxP
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.10%) ISO 9002
10 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 118 (6.17%) Docker
2 30 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.63%) XenApp
5 10 (0.52%) HDFS
5 10 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.26%) LXC
7 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.21%) vSphere
9 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.052%) vCloud
10 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.052%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 83 (4.34%) Ansible
2 67 (3.51%) Puppet
3 57 (2.98%) Kubernetes
4 53 (2.77%) Terraform
5 34 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.63%) Grafana
6 12 (0.63%) SCCM
7 8 (0.42%) Graylog
7 8 (0.42%) Nessus
8 7 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.31%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.26%) QRadar
10 5 (0.26%) WSUS
11 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.21%) Kibana
11 4 (0.21%) Nagios
11 4 (0.21%) Rancher
11 4 (0.21%) SafeCom
12 3 (0.16%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 215 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 93 (4.87%) Oracle
2 93 (4.87%) SAP
3 32 (1.67%) Google
4 30 (1.57%) Citrix
5 29 (1.52%) Cisco
6 25 (1.31%) VMware
7 21 (1.10%) Adobe
7 21 (1.10%) IBM
8 20 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 20 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.05%) Splunk
9 18 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 18 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 17 (0.89%) McAfee
11 16 (0.84%) CA
11 16 (0.84%) Pega
12 14 (0.73%) Avaya
12 14 (0.73%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.68%) Apple