Period
to 24 June 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 24 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.

Coaching
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 163 209
Rank change year-on-year +24 +46 +29
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1,915 1,491 1,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.63% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.92% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,210 908 821
UK median daily rate £488 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £350 £324 £288
90th Percentile £650 £613 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 15
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £55.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.35% +100.00% +61.76%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £17.45
90th Percentile £60.15 £77.50 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +71.88%

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 85,877 77,658 89,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.79% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,616 50,795 59,113
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,080 2,267
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 24 June 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 24 June 2018.

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 24 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 +13 1,712 £488 +2.63% 644
UK excluding London +25 1,197 £465 +3.33% 480
London +22 699 £525 +7.69% 220
North of England +33 314 £455 +7.06% 129
South East -10 293 £473 +5.00% 113
Midlands +34 214 £425 -3.41% 73
Yorkshire +42 171 £455 +8.66% 51
West Midlands +47 155 £450 +12.50% 52
South West +35 111 £463 +2.78% 52
Scotland +22 110 £500 +23.08% 39
North West -19 99 £450 -5.26% 65
East of England -32 80 £490 -2.00% 56
Wales -5 77 £463 -7.50% 18
East Midlands -1 57 £365 -25.13% 21
North East +31 55 £475 +15.15% 13
Northern Ireland +15 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1,202 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (43.08%) Mentoring
3 671 (35.04%) Scrum
4 408 (21.31%) Finance
5 335 (17.49%) Kanban
6 309 (16.14%) Java
7 300 (15.67%) TDD
8 257 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 256 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 246 (12.85%) Project Management
11 241 (12.58%) JIRA
12 237 (12.38%) DevOps
13 232 (12.11%) Test Automation
14 224 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 197 (10.29%) Software Engineering
16 195 (10.18%) SDLC
17 194 (10.13%) BDD
18 193 (10.08%) SQL
19 191 (9.97%) Jenkins
20 176 (9.19%) Git (software)
21 174 (9.09%) User Stories
22 170 (8.88%) Microsoft
23 164 (8.56%) Confluence
24 161 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
25 160 (8.36%) Microservices
26 155 (8.09%) Banking
27 149 (7.78%) Security Cleared
28 148 (7.73%) JavaScript
29 142 (7.42%) QA
30 141 (7.36%) Degree

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
1 164 (8.56%) Confluence
2 53 (2.77%) Apache
3 38 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 32 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 28 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 24 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 23 (1.20%) CMS
9 22 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.10%) SAS
11 19 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.78%) JBoss
14 13 (0.68%) Documentum
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.42%) Apache Solr
18 7 (0.37%) MQSeries
18 7 (0.37%) Mule
18 7 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 78 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 33 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) InVision
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.052%) InDesign
8 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Pixate
8 1 (0.052%) Simulink
8 1 (0.052%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.16%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.16%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.10%) Demantra
6 2 (0.10%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.10%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.10%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 103 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (3.29%) Slack
3 59 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.57%) Office 365
5 21 (1.10%) GitHub
6 14 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.73%) PaaS
7 12 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.63%) Serverless
8 9 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.47%) Yammer
9 8 (0.42%) SaaS
10 6 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.31%) IaaS
10 6 (0.31%) Trello
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.93%) HTTP
2 22 (1.15%) Firewall
3 21 (1.10%) SSL
4 19 (0.99%) DNS
5 18 (0.94%) Internet
6 16 (0.84%) VPN
7 15 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.73%) SMS
9 13 (0.68%) SAN
10 12 (0.63%) WAN
11 11 (0.57%) LAN
12 10 (0.52%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (0.42%) Skype
15 7 (0.37%) BGP
15 7 (0.37%) MPLS
16 6 (0.31%) Intranet
16 6 (0.31%) IPsec
16 6 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 73 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
3 70 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 66 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 65 (3.39%) Big Data
6 57 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 55 (2.87%) MySQL
9 54 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.46%) Power BI
13 27 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 25 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.20%) HBase
17 16 (0.84%) Data Lake
18 11 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
19 9 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 241 (12.58%) JIRA
2 191 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 176 (9.19%) Git (software)
4 92 (4.80%) Cucumber
5 76 (3.97%) Maven
6 65 (3.39%) Selenium
7 60 (3.13%) JUnit
8 48 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 38 (1.98%) Mockito
10 35 (1.83%) SonarQube
11 27 (1.41%) Jasmine
12 24 (1.25%) Artifactory
12 24 (1.25%) JMeter
12 24 (1.25%) SoapUI
12 24 (1.25%) Subversion
13 23 (1.20%) HP UFT
13 23 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
14 22 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (0.94%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 408 (21.31%) Finance
2 155 (8.09%) Banking
3 68 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 64 (3.34%) Retail
5 52 (2.72%) Marketing
6 42 (2.19%) Games
6 42 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.46%) Legal
8 25 (1.31%) Electronics
9 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.84%) Law
11 12 (0.63%) Back Office
12 11 (0.57%) Automotive
12 11 (0.57%) Publishing
13 10 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Advertising
15 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.31%) Front Office
16 5 (0.26%) Billing
16 5 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 294 (15.35%) Scrum Master
2 282 (14.73%) Developer
3 158 (8.25%) Analyst
4 153 (7.99%) Agile Coach
5 106 (5.54%) Architect
6 101 (5.27%) Project Manager
7 77 (4.02%) Business Analyst
8 72 (3.76%) Agile Scrum Master
9 68 (3.55%) Consultant
10 66 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
11 62 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 52 (2.72%) Software Engineer
13 48 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 39 (2.04%) Digital Architect
15 39 (2.04%) Senior Manager
16 38 (1.98%) Senior Developer
17 34 (1.78%) Change Manager
18 32 (1.67%) Test Manager
19 30 (1.57%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (5.43%) REST
2 94 (4.91%) Node.js
3 88 (4.60%) Spring
4 71 (3.71%) RESTful
4 71 (3.71%) Web Services
5 70 (3.66%) HTML
6 69 (3.60%) .NET
7 56 (2.92%) CSS
8 51 (2.66%) Kafka
9 47 (2.45%) XML
10 42 (2.19%) Spring Boot
11 40 (2.09%) HTML5
11 40 (2.09%) React
12 37 (1.93%) AngularJS
13 35 (1.83%) Hibernate
14 34 (1.78%) SOAP
15 33 (1.72%) JMS
16 32 (1.67%) Velocity
17 31 (1.62%) CSS3
18 27 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.80%) User Experience
3 73 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 50 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 34 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 34 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 17 (0.89%) Fintech
11 17 (0.89%) iPad
12 16 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 15 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (0.63%) Robotics
15 11 (0.57%) FMCG
15 11 (0.57%) NHS
15 11 (0.57%) PMI
16 10 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.05%) Linux
2 80 (4.18%) Windows
3 57 (2.98%) Unix
4 52 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (1.62%) Android
6 29 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.42%) HPUX
13 7 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.16%) CentOS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.052%) Nucleus RTOS
17 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,202 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (43.08%) Mentoring
3 671 (35.04%) Scrum
4 335 (17.49%) Kanban
5 300 (15.67%) TDD
6 257 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
7 256 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 246 (12.85%) Project Management
9 237 (12.38%) DevOps
10 232 (12.11%) Test Automation
11 224 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 197 (10.29%) Software Engineering
13 195 (10.18%) SDLC
14 194 (10.13%) BDD
15 174 (9.09%) User Stories
16 161 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
17 160 (8.36%) Microservices
18 136 (7.10%) Decision-Making
19 130 (6.79%) Change Management
20 129 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 309 (16.14%) Java
2 193 (10.08%) SQL
3 148 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 113 (5.90%) Python
5 43 (2.25%) C#
5 43 (2.25%) Scala
6 40 (2.09%) C
6 40 (2.09%) Java 8
7 37 (1.93%) Ruby
8 35 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 27 (1.41%) Perl
10 20 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 17 (0.89%) ES6
12 17 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 16 (0.84%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.78%) C++
14 15 (0.78%) Groovy
15 12 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 12 (0.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 149 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 141 (7.36%) Degree
3 93 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (1.10%) PMP
7 20 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.04%) ISEB
7 20 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.73%) APMG
10 11 (0.57%) CISSP
11 10 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.42%) MCSE
13 7 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.37%) IIBA
13 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (7.42%) QA
2 49 (2.56%) PMO
3 30 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 28 (1.46%) SLA
5 16 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.78%) GDPR
7 14 (0.73%) WCAG
8 6 (0.31%) COBIT
8 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.26%) IEC 62304
10 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.16%) MISRA
12 2 (0.10%) GAAP
12 2 (0.10%) GAMP
12 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.10%) PSD2
13 1 (0.052%) GCP
13 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
System Software
1 114 (5.95%) Docker
2 27 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.52%) HDFS
5 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.26%) vSphere
6 5 (0.26%) Xen
7 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.21%) XenApp
8 3 (0.16%) LXC
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.16%) Postfix
8 3 (0.16%) Squid
8 3 (0.16%) vCloud
8 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 85 (4.44%) Puppet
2 76 (3.97%) Ansible
3 44 (2.30%) Kubernetes
4 41 (2.14%) Terraform
5 33 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.68%) Grafana
6 13 (0.68%) HP ALM
7 12 (0.63%) Graylog
7 12 (0.63%) Nessus
8 11 (0.57%) Nagios
9 8 (0.42%) Kibana
9 8 (0.42%) Rancher
10 7 (0.37%) QRadar
10 7 (0.37%) SCCM
11 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.21%) Mesos
12 4 (0.21%) Packer
12 4 (0.21%) SCOM
13 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 170 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 117 (6.11%) Oracle
3 74 (3.86%) SAP
4 37 (1.93%) Adobe
5 32 (1.67%) Cisco
6 29 (1.51%) Red Hat
7 25 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 25 (1.31%) Google
7 25 (1.31%) VMware
8 24 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 24 (1.25%) Citrix
8 24 (1.25%) IBM
9 23 (1.20%) Coverity
10 21 (1.10%) Pega
11 19 (0.99%) HP
12 17 (0.89%) Cloudera
12 17 (0.89%) Hortonworks
13 16 (0.84%) Apple
13 16 (0.84%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.68%) Informatica