Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 176 220
Rank change year-on-year +38 +44 +7
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1946 1558 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.80% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 950 814
UK median daily rate £500 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +7.65% +0.59%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £263
90th Percentile £645 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.00% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 19
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +142.65% -17.07%
10th Percentile £14.41 £18.70 £13.75
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.75 £16.53
% change year-on-year +13.77% +152.61% -17.88%

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 87300 86474 93048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.56% 83.91% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58356 57113 60444
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1997 2343 2772
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +17.50%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +30 1754 £500 +8.11% 366
UK excluding London +60 1106 £475 +8.57% 225
London +13 806 £525 +5.00% 155
South East +23 275 £500 +12.74% 40
North of England +92 264 £500 +17.65% 77
Midlands -17 141 £425 -5.56% 17
East of England +15 136 £490 +10.73% 44
Yorkshire +68 127 £525 +25.37% 36
North West +63 127 £500 +19.05% 37
South West +54 123 £463 +2.78% 23
Scotland +39 88 £475 +39.71% 18
West Midlands +1 87 £445 -3.68% 8
Wales +59 78 £375 -23.08% 3
East Midlands -22 41 £425 +3.03% 9
North East +54 36 £535 +25.88% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1115 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (44.66%) Mentoring
3 596 (30.63%) Scrum
4 476 (24.46%) Finance
5 391 (20.09%) Java
6 313 (16.08%) TDD
7 307 (15.78%) JIRA
7 307 (15.78%) Kanban
8 301 (15.47%) Project Management
9 280 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
10 269 (13.82%) SQL
11 253 (13.00%) DevOps
12 251 (12.90%) Git (software)
13 246 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 237 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 231 (11.87%) Linux
16 228 (11.72%) Microsoft
17 227 (11.66%) Test Automation
18 218 (11.20%) Confluence
19 215 (11.05%) User Stories
20 209 (10.74%) Security Cleared
21 208 (10.69%) Jenkins
22 192 (9.87%) Software Engineering
23 189 (9.71%) BDD
24 188 (9.66%) Microservices
25 175 (8.99%) Oracle
26 168 (8.63%) JavaScript
27 165 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
27 165 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
28 156 (8.02%) 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
1 218 (11.20%) Confluence
2 73 (3.75%) Apache
3 47 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 43 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 30 (1.54%) nginx
6 29 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.13%) JBoss
9 22 (1.13%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.03%) SAS
11 19 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.98%) CMS
12 16 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (0.77%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.62%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.46%) OpenROAD
17 8 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
2 63 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) InDesign
7 2 (0.10%) InVision
7 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.10%) Pixate
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) UXPin
7 2 (0.10%) Windchill
8 1 (0.051%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.051%) HipChat
8 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.36%) Primavera
5 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 148 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.37%) Slack
4 43 (2.21%) Office 365
5 33 (1.70%) PaaS
6 30 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (1.13%) Amazon S3
9 21 (1.08%) SaaS
10 20 (1.03%) GitHub
11 17 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (0.77%) Trello
13 13 (0.67%) IaaS
13 13 (0.67%) Serverless
14 11 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.37%) HTTP
2 38 (1.95%) VPN
3 33 (1.70%) DNS
4 31 (1.59%) SSL
4 31 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.49%) Firewall
5 29 (1.49%) Kerberos
6 26 (1.34%) WAN
7 20 (1.03%) Internet
7 20 (1.03%) LAN
7 20 (1.03%) SMS
8 19 (0.98%) Network Security
9 16 (0.82%) SAN
9 16 (0.82%) Skype
9 16 (0.82%) SSH
10 15 (0.77%) GSM
10 15 (0.77%) LTE
10 15 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
10 15 (0.77%) OpenVPN
11 14 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (6.83%) Relational Database
2 113 (5.81%) Big Data
3 105 (5.40%) MongoDB
3 105 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (5.29%) MySQL
5 101 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 79 (4.06%) SQL Server
7 72 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 60 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 59 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (2.42%) HBase
11 45 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 36 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (1.34%) Redis
15 18 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (0.62%) DB2
18 11 (0.57%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 307 (15.78%) JIRA
2 251 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 208 (10.69%) Jenkins
4 108 (5.55%) Cucumber
5 66 (3.39%) Maven
6 64 (3.29%) JUnit
7 57 (2.93%) SonarQube
8 49 (2.52%) Subversion
9 41 (2.11%) Selenium
10 39 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 38 (1.95%) Jasmine
12 30 (1.54%) Ant
13 27 (1.39%) JMeter
14 26 (1.34%) NUnit
15 25 (1.28%) SoapUI
16 23 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (1.18%) Bitbucket
16 23 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
17 21 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 476 (24.46%) Finance
2 145 (7.45%) Banking
3 53 (2.72%) Marketing
3 53 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.47%) Retail
5 41 (2.11%) Games
6 30 (1.54%) Publishing
7 28 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.13%) Back Office
10 20 (1.03%) Electronics
11 18 (0.92%) Automotive
12 14 (0.72%) Law
12 14 (0.72%) Legal
13 11 (0.57%) Front Office
14 10 (0.51%) Advertising
14 10 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.46%) Billing
16 6 (0.31%) Military
16 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (13.77%) Developer
2 250 (12.85%) Scrum Master
3 180 (9.25%) Architect
4 178 (9.15%) Analyst
5 135 (6.94%) Agile Coach
6 111 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 88 (4.52%) Delivery Manager
8 83 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 80 (4.11%) Agile Scrum Master
10 79 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
11 76 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
12 72 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 69 (3.55%) Consultant
14 65 (3.34%) Software Engineer
15 53 (2.72%) Senior Developer
16 42 (2.16%) Technical Leader
17 41 (2.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
17 41 (2.11%) Designer
17 41 (2.11%) Digital Architect
17 41 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (7.14%) REST
2 108 (5.55%) Spring
3 93 (4.78%) .NET
4 89 (4.57%) JSON
5 88 (4.52%) Node.js
5 88 (4.52%) Web Services
6 81 (4.16%) HTML
7 78 (4.01%) XML
8 76 (3.91%) CSS
9 67 (3.44%) Kafka
10 63 (3.24%) RESTful
11 56 (2.88%) Velocity
12 55 (2.83%) Middleware
13 52 (2.67%) HTML5
13 52 (2.67%) SOAP
14 50 (2.57%) Spring Boot
15 44 (2.26%) jQuery
16 42 (2.16%) AngularJS
17 35 (1.80%) J2EE
18 31 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (3.96%) User Experience
3 53 (2.72%) Virtual Team
4 47 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.95%) Clustering
7 36 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 36 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.44%) PMI
9 27 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 18 (0.92%) Online Games
13 17 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (0.77%) Social Media
15 13 (0.67%) BYOD
16 12 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 231 (11.87%) Linux
2 103 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 97 (4.98%) Windows
4 86 (4.42%) Unix
5 59 (3.03%) Android
6 41 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 31 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 21 (1.08%) CentOS
11 17 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.57%) AIX
14 8 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.36%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1115 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (44.66%) Mentoring
3 596 (30.63%) Scrum
4 313 (16.08%) TDD
5 307 (15.78%) Kanban
6 301 (15.47%) Project Management
7 280 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 253 (13.00%) DevOps
9 246 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 237 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 227 (11.66%) Test Automation
12 215 (11.05%) User Stories
13 192 (9.87%) Software Engineering
14 189 (9.71%) BDD
15 188 (9.66%) Microservices
16 165 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 152 (7.81%) SOA
18 136 (6.99%) SDLC
19 135 (6.94%) Open Source
20 134 (6.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 391 (20.09%) Java
2 269 (13.82%) SQL
3 168 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 94 (4.83%) Python
5 68 (3.49%) Scala
6 63 (3.24%) C#
7 62 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 50 (2.57%) C
9 49 (2.52%) Ruby
10 38 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 37 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.70%) Perl
13 26 (1.34%) C++
14 22 (1.13%) Apple Swift
15 21 (1.08%) R
15 21 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.98%) Objective-C
17 18 (0.92%) PHP
18 15 (0.77%) Groovy
19 13 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 156 (8.02%) Degree
3 134 (6.89%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 36 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.18%) ISEB
8 20 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.77%) CISSP
11 13 (0.67%) PMP
12 12 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.51%) CISM
15 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (0.41%) CCNP
16 8 (0.41%) SANS
16 8 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.09%) QA
2 58 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 43 (2.21%) PMO
4 31 (1.59%) SLA
5 30 (1.54%) GDPR
6 22 (1.13%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
9 11 (0.57%) COBIT
10 10 (0.51%) MiFID
10 10 (0.51%) WCAG
11 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.21%) EMIR
12 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.21%) MISRA
12 4 (0.21%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.10%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.10%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.051%) GxP
14 1 (0.051%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 138 (7.09%) Docker
2 57 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.08%) HDFS
5 19 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.92%) Postfix
6 18 (0.92%) Squid
7 17 (0.87%) vSphere
8 15 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
8 15 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (0.77%) vCloud
9 12 (0.62%) Xen
10 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.21%) LXC
14 3 (0.15%) iptables
14 3 (0.15%) Samba
14 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 120 (6.17%) Puppet
2 92 (4.73%) Ansible
3 59 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (2.67%) Terraform
5 46 (2.36%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.08%) Rancher
7 20 (1.03%) Data Guard
8 17 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.82%) Grafana
9 16 (0.82%) Kibana
10 15 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (0.77%) logstash
10 15 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
10 15 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (0.77%) Rsyslog
10 15 (0.77%) SCCM
10 15 (0.77%) Sysdig
11 13 (0.67%) Nessus
12 12 (0.62%) StatsD
13 10 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 228 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 175 (8.99%) Oracle
3 62 (3.19%) SAP
4 52 (2.67%) Cisco
4 52 (2.67%) VMware
5 37 (1.90%) IBM
6 32 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 27 (1.39%) Splunk
8 20 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 20 (1.03%) Google
9 19 (0.98%) Adobe
9 19 (0.98%) Citrix
10 18 (0.92%) Apple
11 17 (0.87%) HP
12 16 (0.82%) WSO2
13 15 (0.77%) Hortonworks
13 15 (0.77%) McAfee
13 15 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.77%) Sonatype
14 14 (0.72%) PeopleSoft