Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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.

Coaching
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 181 224
Rank change year-on-year +37 +43 -4
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1835 1613 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.52% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.81% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1003 766
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £326 £265 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 17 10
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +46.34% -5.75%
10th Percentile £18.25 £17.07 £12.60
90th Percentile £77.50 £52.50 £49.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% +69.23% -26.14%

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 83959 89134 93113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.87% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55760 58941 60340
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2334 2702
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.43 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
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 Coaching within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 +33 1662 £475 - 194
UK excluding London +61 1093 £463 +7.56% 125
London -13 704 £500 - 80
South East +61 293 £488 +8.33% 29
North of England +76 253 £475 +11.76% 49
East of England +42 149 £475 - 10
Midlands +5 146 £425 -5.56% 12
Yorkshire +49 130 £515 +14.44% 29
North West +56 115 £500 +17.65% 18
South West +57 113 £463 +2.78% 14
West Midlands -1 84 £425 -5.56% 10
Scotland +15 72 £450 +32.35% 9
Wales +51 67 £425 -10.53% 4
East Midlands -21 48 £425 -2.86% 2
North East +51 29 £535 +25.88% 2
Northern Ireland -48 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Coaching 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 Coaching.

1 1034 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 746 (40.65%) Mentoring
3 561 (30.57%) Scrum
4 419 (22.83%) Finance
5 340 (18.53%) Java
6 284 (15.48%) Project Management
6 284 (15.48%) Kanban
7 267 (14.55%) TDD
8 258 (14.06%) JIRA
9 252 (13.73%) DevOps
10 242 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 236 (12.86%) Microsoft
12 229 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
13 215 (11.72%) SQL
13 215 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 202 (11.01%) Git (software)
15 198 (10.79%) Test Automation
16 190 (10.35%) Linux
17 187 (10.19%) Jenkins
18 186 (10.14%) Security Cleared
19 183 (9.97%) Confluence
20 182 (9.92%) User Stories
21 172 (9.37%) Software Engineering
22 159 (8.66%) SOA
23 158 (8.61%) Oracle
23 158 (8.61%) Microservices
24 157 (8.56%) BDD
25 155 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
26 150 (8.17%) Degree
27 147 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 183 (9.97%) Confluence
2 74 (4.03%) Apache
3 45 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 33 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 27 (1.47%) nginx
7 26 (1.42%) JBoss
7 26 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.98%) CMS
11 17 (0.93%) Skype for Business
12 16 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.71%) IBM Notes
14 13 (0.71%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.49%) SAS
17 8 (0.44%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 67 (3.65%) Microsoft Project
2 64 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 36 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) InDesign
6 2 (0.11%) InVision
6 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) Pixate
6 2 (0.11%) UXPin
6 2 (0.11%) Windchill
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.054%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.054%) SPSS
7 1 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 38 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
1 38 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.33%) Primavera
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.16%) Actimize
5 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 142 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (3.00%) Slack
4 39 (2.13%) Office 365
5 32 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 20 (1.09%) GitHub
8 17 (0.93%) PaaS
9 16 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.82%) Serverless
11 13 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.65%) IaaS
13 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.49%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.69%) HTTP
2 39 (2.13%) SSL
3 38 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.07%) VPN
4 28 (1.53%) DNS
5 27 (1.47%) Firewall
6 20 (1.09%) WAN
7 18 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (0.98%) Internet
8 17 (0.93%) LAN
9 16 (0.87%) Kerberos
9 16 (0.87%) Skype
10 14 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
11 13 (0.71%) OpenVPN
11 13 (0.71%) SMS
11 13 (0.71%) SSH
12 12 (0.65%) GSM
12 12 (0.65%) LTE
13 11 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.67%) Relational Database
2 92 (5.01%) MongoDB
3 88 (4.80%) MySQL
4 79 (4.31%) SQL Server
5 77 (4.20%) Big Data
6 75 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 71 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 52 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (2.13%) HBase
12 37 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.20%) Power BI
15 19 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.93%) Redis
17 12 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 258 (14.06%) JIRA
2 202 (11.01%) Git (software)
3 187 (10.19%) Jenkins
4 73 (3.98%) Cucumber
5 58 (3.16%) Maven
6 57 (3.11%) Subversion
7 53 (2.89%) JUnit
8 49 (2.67%) SonarQube
9 31 (1.69%) Selenium
10 27 (1.47%) Ant
11 26 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 24 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 23 (1.25%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
15 20 (1.09%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.09%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.98%) JMeter
17 17 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (0.87%) Visual Studio
19 15 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 419 (22.83%) Finance
2 127 (6.92%) Banking
3 63 (3.43%) Marketing
4 51 (2.78%) Retail
5 50 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.53%) Games
7 28 (1.53%) Publishing
8 26 (1.42%) Electronics
9 23 (1.25%) Back Office
10 19 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.93%) Legal
12 15 (0.82%) Automotive
13 13 (0.71%) Billing
14 10 (0.54%) Advertising
14 10 (0.54%) Law
15 9 (0.49%) Front Office
15 9 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.44%) Military
17 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (12.15%) Scrum Master
2 213 (11.61%) Developer
3 182 (9.92%) Architect
4 176 (9.59%) Analyst
5 130 (7.08%) Agile Coach
6 105 (5.72%) Project Manager
7 75 (4.09%) Agile Scrum Master
7 75 (4.09%) Business Analyst
7 75 (4.09%) Consultant
8 74 (4.03%) Java Developer
9 73 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
10 72 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
11 71 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
12 54 (2.94%) Technical Leader
13 45 (2.45%) Senior Developer
14 44 (2.40%) Designer
15 37 (2.02%) Software Engineer
16 33 (1.80%) Agile Delivery Manager
17 30 (1.63%) Tester
18 29 (1.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.05%) REST
2 109 (5.94%) Spring
3 78 (4.25%) .NET
4 71 (3.87%) HTML
5 68 (3.71%) JSON
5 68 (3.71%) Web Services
6 64 (3.49%) CSS
6 64 (3.49%) Node.js
7 62 (3.38%) Kafka
8 61 (3.32%) Middleware
9 60 (3.27%) RESTful
10 56 (3.05%) XML
11 54 (2.94%) SOAP
11 54 (2.94%) Spring Boot
12 44 (2.40%) Velocity
13 42 (2.29%) J2EE
14 40 (2.18%) HTML5
15 35 (1.91%) AngularJS
15 35 (1.91%) React
16 28 (1.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.60%) User Experience
3 46 (2.51%) Virtual Team
4 45 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 41 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 34 (1.85%) Clustering
7 34 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.74%) PMI
9 31 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 28 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.31%) Blackberry
12 21 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 18 (0.98%) BYOD
14 18 (0.98%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.93%) Social Media
16 13 (0.71%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 190 (10.35%) Linux
2 101 (5.50%) Windows
3 83 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (4.09%) Unix
5 62 (3.38%) Android
6 37 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 25 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 23 (1.25%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.98%) CentOS
11 13 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.54%) AIX
14 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.16%) HPUX
19 2 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1034 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 746 (40.65%) Mentoring
3 561 (30.57%) Scrum
4 284 (15.48%) Kanban
4 284 (15.48%) Project Management
5 267 (14.55%) TDD
6 252 (13.73%) DevOps
7 242 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 229 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
9 215 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 198 (10.79%) Test Automation
11 182 (9.92%) User Stories
12 172 (9.37%) Software Engineering
13 159 (8.66%) SOA
14 158 (8.61%) Microservices
15 157 (8.56%) BDD
16 147 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 122 (6.65%) ITIL
18 120 (6.54%) Open Source
19 119 (6.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 340 (18.53%) Java
2 215 (11.72%) SQL
3 127 (6.92%) JavaScript
4 88 (4.80%) Python
5 52 (2.83%) Bash Shell
5 52 (2.83%) C#
6 46 (2.51%) C
7 45 (2.45%) Scala
8 36 (1.96%) Ruby
9 34 (1.85%) Perl
10 30 (1.63%) C++
11 26 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.04%) Apple Swift
15 18 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 14 (0.76%) Groovy
16 14 (0.76%) R
17 12 (0.65%) PHP
18 11 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 186 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 150 (8.17%) Degree
3 130 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.23%) PMI Certification
5 39 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 26 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 26 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.25%) ISEB
8 22 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (0.98%) CISSP
10 18 (0.98%) PMP
11 16 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 10 (0.54%) CISM
13 10 (0.54%) SANS
14 9 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.76%) QA
2 47 (2.56%) PMO
3 37 (2.02%) SLA
4 36 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.20%) GDPR
6 21 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
7 15 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.65%) COBIT
8 12 (0.65%) WCAG
9 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.44%) MiFID
11 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.16%) HL7
13 2 (0.11%) EMIR
13 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.11%) MISRA
13 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 127 (6.92%) Docker
2 44 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.20%) HDFS
4 20 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.87%) Postfix
6 16 (0.87%) Squid
7 13 (0.71%) vCloud
8 12 (0.65%) Xen
9 8 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.44%) vSphere
10 4 (0.22%) LXC
10 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.16%) iptables
11 3 (0.16%) Samba
11 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 102 (5.56%) Puppet
2 70 (3.81%) Ansible
3 59 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 37 (2.02%) Terraform
6 22 (1.20%) Rancher
7 14 (0.76%) Kibana
7 14 (0.76%) SCCM
8 13 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (0.71%) logstash
8 13 (0.71%) Rsyslog
8 13 (0.71%) Sysdig
8 13 (0.71%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.60%) WSUS
10 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.44%) Grafana
11 8 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.38%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 236 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 158 (8.61%) Oracle
3 69 (3.76%) SAP
4 56 (3.05%) Cisco
5 38 (2.07%) VMware
6 34 (1.85%) IBM
7 23 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.14%) Adobe
8 21 (1.14%) Splunk
8 21 (1.14%) WSO2
9 18 (0.98%) Citrix
9 18 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 17 (0.93%) Apple
11 16 (0.87%) HP
12 14 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
12 14 (0.76%) Google
13 13 (0.71%) CA
13 13 (0.71%) Lotus
13 13 (0.71%) Sonatype
14 12 (0.65%) McAfee