Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 159 119
Rank change year-on-year +41 -40 +24
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1,332 719 1,933
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.66% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.93% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 489 1,259
10th Percentile £364 £362 £388
25th Percentile £431 £425 £449
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £588 £594 £600
90th Percentile £675 £690 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 19
10th Percentile £14.70 £18.45 £14.00
25th Percentile £15.81 £20.25 £15.38
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.20 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.26% +38.26% -7.26%
75th Percentile £39.38 £38.84 £42.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £40.35 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.46 £24.20 £34.25
% change year-on-year -15.46% -29.36% +39.45%

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 54,455 37,257 79,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.82% 85.95% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,195 24,879 52,887
10th Percentile £313 £300 £303
25th Percentile £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £678 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,536 1,072 2,051
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.11 £14.27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.52 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.00% +0.10% +12.50%
75th Percentile £47.31 £46.00 £44.19
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.22 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.39% -8.89% +18.42%

Coaching
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Coaching.

Daily rate trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Coaching over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Coaching.

Hourly rate trend for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Coaching over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Coaching in the UK

Coaching
Top 17 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 16 June 2021. 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 +51 1,035 £525 - 591
UK excluding London +40 638 £500 - 457
London +59 487 £550 - 190
Work from Home -52 325 £513 -6.82% 108
Scotland +19 146 £480 -4.00% 40
South East +20 140 £525 +5.00% 77
North of England +43 139 £500 +11.11% 157
Midlands +21 96 £450 -5.26% 83
West Midlands +12 74 £457 -0.11% 57
North West +9 67 £550 +37.50% 91
Yorkshire +42 65 £475 -9.52% 56
South West -1 47 £500 -16.67% 40
East of England +2 43 £450 -10.00% 41
Wales 0 26 £500 +5.26% 15
East Midlands +13 21 £420 -13.31% 26
North East 0 6 £519 +10.67% 10
Northern Ireland -3 3 £413 +3.25% 4

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, 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.

1 870 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 404 (30.33%) Scrum
4 343 (25.75%) Social Skills
5 262 (19.67%) DevOps
5 262 (19.67%) Finance
6 209 (15.69%) Azure
7 203 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 189 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 187 (14.04%) Public Sector
10 177 (13.29%) Agile Coaching
11 175 (13.14%) Security Cleared
12 169 (12.69%) AWS
13 166 (12.46%) JIRA
14 150 (11.26%) Project Management
14 150 (11.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 145 (10.89%) Test Automation
16 142 (10.66%) Python
17 137 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
18 136 (10.21%) SC Cleared
19 132 (9.91%) Microsoft
20 129 (9.68%) Change Management
21 127 (9.53%) Project Delivery
22 125 (9.38%) Java
23 124 (9.31%) Software Engineering
24 115 (8.63%) JavaScript
24 115 (8.63%) Kanban
25 111 (8.33%) User Stories
26 110 (8.26%) Confluence
26 110 (8.26%) Microservices

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
1 110 (8.26%) Confluence
2 31 (2.33%) SAS
3 14 (1.05%) Apache
3 14 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (0.60%) CICS
8 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (0.53%) CMS
9 7 (0.53%) IBM Domino
9 7 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.38%) JBoss
11 4 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.23%) IIS
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 52 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.30%) SPSS
7 3 (0.23%) InVision
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.15%) Sketch
9 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.53%) Magento
4 7 (0.53%) Shopify
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.075%) Primavera
8 1 (0.075%) Relativity
8 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.075%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.075%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.075%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.075%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 209 (15.69%) Azure
2 169 (12.69%) AWS
3 72 (5.41%) Serverless
4 55 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
5 51 (3.83%) GCP
6 39 (2.93%) PaaS
7 38 (2.85%) Amazon S3
8 35 (2.63%) OpenShift
9 33 (2.48%) GitHub
10 31 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
11 25 (1.88%) IaaS
11 25 (1.88%) Power Platform
11 25 (1.88%) Slack
12 22 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (1.13%) SaaS
14 13 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
15 11 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 9 (0.68%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.28%) DNS
2 15 (1.13%) HTTP
3 13 (0.98%) Firewall
4 9 (0.68%) FTP
4 9 (0.68%) SSL
5 8 (0.60%) Internet
6 7 (0.53%) SSH
7 5 (0.38%) VPN
7 5 (0.38%) Wireless
8 4 (0.30%) DHCP
8 4 (0.30%) Network Security
8 4 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.23%) 4G
9 3 (0.23%) 5G
9 3 (0.23%) NAS
9 3 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.23%) SAN
9 3 (0.23%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 33 (2.48%) Amazon Aurora
4 31 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 30 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.73%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.65%) Data Lake
8 22 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.58%) Big Data
10 20 (1.50%) DB2
10 20 (1.50%) MySQL
11 16 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.20%) Power BI
12 15 (1.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 14 (1.05%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.98%) Impala
15 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 166 (12.46%) JIRA
2 90 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 16 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.13%) Selenium
7 13 (0.98%) SonarQube
8 12 (0.90%) GitLab
9 10 (0.75%) Cypress.io
9 10 (0.75%) JUnit
9 10 (0.75%) Postman
10 8 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (0.60%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.45%) gulp
12 6 (0.45%) Maven
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.45%) Terragrunt
12 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 343 (25.75%) Social Skills
2 262 (19.67%) Finance
3 187 (14.04%) Public Sector
4 100 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (6.46%) Influencing Skills
6 75 (5.63%) Banking
7 53 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 42 (3.15%) Retail
9 41 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
10 35 (2.63%) Marketing
11 22 (1.65%) Legal
11 22 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
12 14 (1.05%) Games
13 10 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.68%) Back Office
14 9 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (0.53%) Local Government
17 6 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (9.76%) Developer
2 129 (9.68%) Scrum Master
3 127 (9.53%) Agile Coach
4 81 (6.08%) Architect
5 75 (5.63%) Analyst
6 68 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
7 47 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 41 (3.08%) Consultant
9 39 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (2.93%) Technical Leader
10 37 (2.78%) Change Manager
10 37 (2.78%) Software Engineer
11 36 (2.70%) Business Analyst
12 31 (2.33%) Data Engineer
12 31 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (1.95%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 25 (1.88%) Transformation Manager
15 24 (1.80%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (1.73%) Programme Manager
17 22 (1.65%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.28%) Node.js
2 56 (4.20%) CSS
3 55 (4.13%) HTML
4 43 (3.23%) React
4 43 (3.23%) REST
5 40 (3.00%) .NET
6 39 (2.93%) Spring
7 34 (2.55%) Spring Boot
8 27 (2.03%) Web Services
9 24 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 24 (1.80%) GraphQL
10 21 (1.58%) Redux
11 19 (1.43%) Kafka
11 19 (1.43%) OAuth
12 17 (1.28%) RESTful
13 15 (1.13%) JSON
13 15 (1.13%) NumPy
13 15 (1.13%) Spring Security
13 15 (1.13%) TensorFlow
13 15 (1.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.06%) User Experience
2 40 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 24 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 19 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.28%) Clustering
7 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.05%) Cloud Native
9 13 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 13 (0.98%) Tandem
10 12 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.83%) e-Learning
11 11 (0.83%) NHS
12 10 (0.75%) Mainframe
12 10 (0.75%) PMI
13 9 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.53%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.58%) Linux
1 61 (4.58%) Windows
2 38 (2.85%) Unix
3 32 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.13%) Android
5 13 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
6 12 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.83%) CentOS
8 8 (0.60%) zOS
9 5 (0.38%) AIX
9 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.075%) VMS
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 404 (30.33%) Scrum
4 262 (19.67%) DevOps
5 203 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 189 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 177 (13.29%) Agile Coaching
8 150 (11.26%) Project Management
8 150 (11.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 145 (10.89%) Test Automation
10 137 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
11 129 (9.68%) Change Management
12 127 (9.53%) Project Delivery
13 124 (9.31%) Software Engineering
14 115 (8.63%) Kanban
15 111 (8.33%) User Stories
16 110 (8.26%) Microservices
17 101 (7.58%) TDD
18 88 (6.61%) Migration
19 86 (6.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 142 (10.66%) Python
2 125 (9.38%) Java
3 115 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 101 (7.58%) SQL
5 57 (4.28%) TypeScript
6 44 (3.30%) C#
7 26 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.65%) C
9 19 (1.43%) Go
9 19 (1.43%) Scala
10 17 (1.28%) Ruby
11 16 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.05%) R
14 10 (0.75%) COBOL
15 9 (0.68%) JCL
15 9 (0.68%) PHP
16 8 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.53%) ES6
17 7 (0.53%) REXX
Qualifications
1 175 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 136 (10.21%) SC Cleared
3 104 (7.81%) Degree
4 24 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.43%) DBS Check
5 19 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.13%) PhD
9 14 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (0.98%) PMP
11 11 (0.83%) CISSP
11 11 (0.83%) SAS Certification
12 10 (0.75%) CISM
13 9 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 8 (0.60%) APMP
14 8 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.53%) QA
2 56 (4.20%) Accessibility
3 26 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.95%) PMO
4 19 (1.43%) GDPR
5 17 (1.28%) GRC
6 14 (1.05%) SLA
7 13 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.30%) GMP
9 4 (0.30%) P3O
10 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 2 (0.15%) MiFID
11 2 (0.15%) NCSC
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.075%) GAMP
12 1 (0.075%) GxP
System Software
1 72 (5.41%) Docker
2 38 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.75%) HDFS
5 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (0.53%) Postfix
5 7 (0.53%) qmail
5 7 (0.53%) RACF
6 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.075%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.075%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.075%) Firmware
8 1 (0.075%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.075%) Xen
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
8 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 80 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 56 (4.20%) Terraform
3 36 (2.70%) Ansible
4 28 (2.10%) Grafana
5 23 (1.73%) Puppet
6 15 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.13%) SCCM
7 9 (0.68%) Kibana
7 9 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.60%) Istio
9 7 (0.53%) Tivoli NetView
10 6 (0.45%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.30%) Control-M
11 4 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.23%) Rancher
13 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 132 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 88 (6.61%) Oracle
3 60 (4.50%) Google
4 35 (2.63%) VMware
5 32 (2.40%) SAP
6 24 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.73%) IBM
8 19 (1.43%) Splunk
9 18 (1.35%) Adobe
9 18 (1.35%) Databricks
10 17 (1.28%) Apple
11 16 (1.20%) Cadence
12 15 (1.13%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.05%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.05%) Teradata
14 13 (0.98%) Cisco
15 11 (0.83%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.75%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.75%) New Relic
17 9 (0.68%) Dynatrace