Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 139 178
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 +49
Contract jobs citing Coaching 2,065 1,940 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.89% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.20% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,258 1,317 951
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% +7.06%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £313
90th Percentile £672 £645 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 24
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £48.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +18.18% +142.65%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.31 £18.70
90th Percentile £50.93 £77.50 £77.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -32.63% +13.77% +152.61%

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 91,056 88,128 86,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.78% 85.88% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,307 58,823 57,239
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,332 2,060 2,454
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +4 1,861 £500 - 614
UK excluding London +10 1,215 £488 +2.63% 441
London -6 809 £541 +2.95% 223
North of England -5 299 £475 -5.00% 109
South East +1 289 £500 -1.23% 94
Midlands +17 193 £475 +11.76% 94
West Midlands +36 168 £475 +6.74% 57
South West -2 145 £475 +2.70% 47
Yorkshire -12 138 £475 -9.52% 41
East of England -13 119 £500 +2.04% 46
Scotland +10 117 £500 +5.26% 29
North West -24 109 £450 -10.00% 44
North East +8 55 £475 -11.21% 24
Wales -36 55 £475 +26.67% 18
East Midlands -10 24 £563 +32.35% 37
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1,304 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
2 871 (42.18%) Mentoring
3 663 (32.11%) Scrum
4 453 (21.94%) Finance
5 357 (17.29%) Java
6 309 (14.96%) Kanban
7 299 (14.48%) JIRA
8 277 (13.41%) TDD
9 274 (13.27%) Project Management
10 264 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 262 (12.69%) BDD
12 261 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 258 (12.49%) DevOps
14 252 (12.20%) Agile Coaching
15 250 (12.11%) Test Automation
16 241 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 222 (10.75%) Confluence
17 222 (10.75%) Security Cleared
17 222 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
18 217 (10.51%) Microservices
19 214 (10.36%) SQL
20 210 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
21 203 (9.83%) Software Engineering
21 203 (9.83%) User Stories
22 199 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
23 198 (9.59%) JavaScript
24 187 (9.06%) Jenkins
24 187 (9.06%) SDLC
25 174 (8.43%) Git (software)
26 169 (8.18%) REST

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
1 222 (10.75%) Confluence
2 57 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.08%) CMS
4 34 (1.65%) Apache
5 29 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 20 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 19 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (0.87%) Documentum
10 16 (0.77%) Gunicorn
11 13 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.53%) CoreMedia CMS
13 9 (0.44%) JBoss
13 9 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.39%) SAS
15 7 (0.34%) nginx
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
16 6 (0.29%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.15%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.15%) InVision
11 2 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.048%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 49 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
2 46 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.53%) Primavera
6 9 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.24%) MoSes
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.15%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 199 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.95%) Slack
4 46 (2.23%) Serverless
5 37 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 37 (1.79%) IaaS
6 36 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 36 (1.74%) Office 365
7 34 (1.65%) SaaS
8 31 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (1.45%) PaaS
10 27 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (0.97%) GitHub
13 15 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (0.63%) Apigee
14 13 (0.63%) Route 53
14 13 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.71%) Firewall
2 43 (2.08%) VPN
3 42 (2.03%) Internet
4 35 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.55%) DNS
6 21 (1.02%) ICMP
6 21 (1.02%) WAN
7 18 (0.87%) BGP
7 18 (0.87%) Wireless
8 17 (0.82%) Skype
8 17 (0.82%) VLAN
9 16 (0.77%) OSPF
10 15 (0.73%) Network Security
11 14 (0.68%) MPLS
12 13 (0.63%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.58%) HTTP
14 10 (0.48%) DHCP
14 10 (0.48%) SAN
15 9 (0.44%) LAN
16 8 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (3.24%) MySQL
4 63 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 50 (2.42%) Big Data
6 45 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 43 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 24 (1.16%) Power BI
10 21 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (0.97%) Pentaho
11 20 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.58%) HBase
14 12 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 299 (14.48%) JIRA
2 187 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 174 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 111 (5.38%) Selenium
5 105 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 79 (3.83%) Maven
7 48 (2.32%) GitLab
8 46 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 44 (2.13%) JMeter
10 41 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (1.65%) LoadRunner
12 33 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
13 32 (1.55%) IntelliJ
14 31 (1.50%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.45%) HP UFT
16 29 (1.40%) JUnit
17 22 (1.07%) SoapUI
17 22 (1.07%) WebDriver
18 21 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
19 20 (0.97%) Gatling
General
1 453 (21.94%) Finance
2 106 (5.13%) Banking
3 90 (4.36%) Retail
4 66 (3.20%) Marketing
5 58 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.99%) Games
7 38 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (1.21%) Legal
10 23 (1.11%) Electronics
11 19 (0.92%) Back Office
12 15 (0.73%) Law
13 14 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.58%) Front Office
16 11 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.48%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.44%) Digital Economy
19 7 (0.34%) Advertising
19 7 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 311 (15.06%) Developer
2 292 (14.14%) Scrum Master
3 175 (8.47%) Agile Coach
4 158 (7.65%) Analyst
5 133 (6.44%) Architect
6 98 (4.75%) Delivery Manager
7 94 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
8 87 (4.21%) Java Developer
9 82 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 69 (3.34%) Business Analyst
10 69 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
11 63 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 61 (2.95%) Consultant
13 56 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
14 53 (2.57%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 51 (2.47%) Tester
16 50 (2.42%) Senior Developer
17 40 (1.94%) Lead Developer
18 33 (1.60%) Programme Manager
18 33 (1.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (8.18%) REST
2 130 (6.30%) .NET
3 118 (5.71%) Node.js
4 110 (5.33%) HTML
5 106 (5.13%) Web Services
6 98 (4.75%) Spring
7 89 (4.31%) CSS
8 78 (3.78%) SOAP
9 70 (3.39%) RESTful
10 66 (3.20%) React
11 62 (3.00%) Spring Boot
11 62 (3.00%) XML
12 53 (2.57%) JSON
13 51 (2.47%) AngularJS
13 51 (2.47%) HTML5
14 48 (2.32%) ASP.NET
15 43 (2.08%) Kafka
16 35 (1.69%) .NET Framework
17 29 (1.40%) Velocity
18 26 (1.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 153 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.10%) Management Information System
2 64 (3.10%) User Experience
3 61 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 58 (2.81%) Public Cloud
5 53 (2.57%) Virtual Team
6 45 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (1.50%) Blog
9 31 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (0.97%) NHS
12 19 (0.92%) Social Media
13 18 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.77%) FMCG
15 15 (0.73%) Fintech
16 13 (0.63%) e-Learning
17 12 (0.58%) Blackberry
17 12 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 163 (7.89%) Linux
2 115 (5.57%) Windows
3 47 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (1.94%) Unix
5 37 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 35 (1.69%) CentOS
7 28 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 27 (1.31%) Android
9 21 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.73%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.097%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.048%) AIX
16 1 (0.048%) VMS
16 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.048%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,304 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
2 871 (42.18%) Mentoring
3 663 (32.11%) Scrum
4 309 (14.96%) Kanban
5 277 (13.41%) TDD
6 274 (13.27%) Project Management
7 264 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 262 (12.69%) BDD
9 258 (12.49%) DevOps
10 252 (12.20%) Agile Coaching
11 250 (12.11%) Test Automation
12 241 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 222 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
14 217 (10.51%) Microservices
15 210 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
16 203 (9.83%) Software Engineering
16 203 (9.83%) User Stories
17 187 (9.06%) SDLC
18 159 (7.70%) Waterfall
19 154 (7.46%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 357 (17.29%) Java
2 214 (10.36%) SQL
3 198 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 92 (4.46%) Python
5 82 (3.97%) Java 8
6 80 (3.87%) C#
7 41 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 29 (1.40%) C
9 26 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.21%) Scala
11 24 (1.16%) ES6
11 24 (1.16%) PHP
12 17 (0.82%) C++
12 17 (0.82%) Perl
13 15 (0.73%) Ruby
14 13 (0.63%) Go
14 13 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 13 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 222 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 160 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 133 (6.44%) Degree
4 42 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 39 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 30 (1.45%) ISEB
8 18 (0.87%) CISSP
9 17 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.68%) CCNP
11 14 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.63%) PMP
12 13 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.58%) MCSE
13 12 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 11 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.53%) SAFe Agilist
15 10 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.97%) QA
2 73 (3.54%) PMO
3 31 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.26%) SLA
4 26 (1.26%) WCAG
5 13 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (0.53%) GDPR
7 5 (0.24%) GxP
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.15%) GAMP
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.097%) DO-160
10 2 (0.097%) ISO 9002
10 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.097%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.097%) TickIT
11 1 (0.048%) HL7
11 1 (0.048%) JSP 440
System Software
1 113 (5.47%) Docker
2 32 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.48%) XenApp
5 9 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.29%) HDFS
7 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.24%) vSphere
9 3 (0.15%) LXC
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.097%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 90 (4.36%) Ansible
2 81 (3.92%) Puppet
3 69 (3.34%) Terraform
4 49 (2.37%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.11%) SCCM
6 19 (0.92%) Nessus
7 18 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.44%) Grafana
9 7 (0.34%) WSUS
10 6 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.24%) Graylog
11 5 (0.24%) SafeCom
12 4 (0.19%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.19%) Kibana
13 3 (0.15%) Nagios
13 3 (0.15%) Opsview
13 3 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.097%) Packer
Vendors
1 261 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 103 (4.99%) Oracle
3 85 (4.12%) SAP
4 47 (2.28%) Google
5 40 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.79%) Adobe
7 35 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 30 (1.45%) VMware
9 29 (1.40%) Citrix
10 27 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 27 (1.31%) Pega
11 26 (1.26%) Black Duck
12 25 (1.21%) Cisco
12 25 (1.21%) IBM
12 25 (1.21%) ServiceNow
13 20 (0.97%) McAfee
14 15 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.73%) Splunk
15 14 (0.68%) F5
15 14 (0.68%) Workday