Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 187 226
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39 +22
Contract jobs citing Coaching 1608 1550 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.43% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.71% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 967 734
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.96%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £300
90th Percentile £628 £625 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 17 18
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -9.09% +27.91%
10th Percentile £21.87 £17.07 £14.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £55.22 £62.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +139.13% -11.54% +18.18%

Coaching is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81344 90683 91078
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.37% 83.47% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53388 59891 58057
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2209 2589
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.55 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +25 1449 £480 +3.78% 328
UK excluding London +43 975 £468 +10.00% 200
London -6 593 £500 - 143
South East +47 265 £488 +11.43% 48
North of England +39 216 £475 +8.26% 67
East of England +63 147 £500 +9.29% 25
Midlands -6 133 £425 -2.02% 24
North West +42 107 £519 +21.70% 36
Yorkshire +22 103 £480 +6.67% 23
South West +30 92 £463 +15.63% 13
Wales +61 79 £450 +2.86% 4
West Midlands +6 66 £400 -8.99% 18
East Midlands -24 53 £475 +18.75% 6
Scotland -11 42 £406 +19.49% 19
North East +22 19 £478 +11.05% 8
Northern Ireland -46 2 £365 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 903 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (36.07%) Mentoring
3 527 (32.77%) Scrum
4 362 (22.51%) Finance
5 269 (16.73%) Project Management
6 266 (16.54%) Java
7 253 (15.73%) Kanban
8 247 (15.36%) TDD
9 234 (14.55%) DevOps
10 220 (13.68%) JIRA
11 217 (13.50%) Microsoft
12 187 (11.63%) SQL
13 184 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 182 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
15 180 (11.19%) Security Cleared
16 175 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 168 (10.45%) Linux
17 168 (10.45%) Jenkins
18 167 (10.39%) Test Automation
19 154 (9.58%) Oracle
20 145 (9.02%) Degree
21 144 (8.96%) Git (software)
22 139 (8.64%) SOA
23 138 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
24 131 (8.15%) SC Cleared
24 131 (8.15%) Confluence
25 130 (8.08%) Microservices
26 129 (8.02%) User Stories
26 129 (8.02%) Software Engineering
27 128 (7.96%) 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
1 131 (8.15%) Confluence
2 80 (4.98%) Apache
3 41 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 34 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 31 (1.93%) JBoss
8 26 (1.62%) Apache Spark
9 24 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.18%) nginx
11 18 (1.12%) CMS
12 16 (1.00%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.93%) IBM Notes
13 15 (0.93%) SAS
14 13 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.75%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.50%) IIS
16 8 (0.50%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 75 (4.66%) Microsoft Project
2 59 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Windchill
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.062%) SPSS
8 1 (0.062%) Stata
Business Applications
1 36 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
1 36 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (0.50%) SAP SD
5 7 (0.44%) Primavera
6 6 (0.37%) Actimize
7 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.19%) Magento
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.12%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 119 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (1.87%) Office 365
5 29 (1.80%) Amazon S3
6 28 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 23 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
8 21 (1.31%) GitHub
8 21 (1.31%) Slack
9 19 (1.18%) PaaS
10 17 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (0.93%) SaaS
12 13 (0.81%) IaaS
13 10 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.37%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.41%) HTTP
2 46 (2.86%) SSL
2 46 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.36%) VPN
4 30 (1.87%) DNS
5 22 (1.37%) Firewall
6 20 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
7 17 (1.06%) OpenVPN
7 17 (1.06%) SSH
8 13 (0.81%) Internet
9 12 (0.75%) Bluetooth
10 10 (0.62%) Wireless
11 9 (0.56%) Skype
11 9 (0.56%) WAN
11 9 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.50%) LDAP
13 7 (0.44%) Intranet
13 7 (0.44%) LAN
14 6 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.29%) Relational Database
2 74 (4.60%) MySQL
3 72 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 70 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 59 (3.67%) Big Data
7 58 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 44 (2.74%) Hadoop
10 42 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (2.36%) NoSQL
12 37 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
13 26 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.37%) HBase
15 21 (1.31%) Power BI
16 17 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
17 12 (0.75%) Ingres
17 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 220 (13.68%) JIRA
2 168 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 144 (8.96%) Git (software)
4 57 (3.54%) Maven
5 51 (3.17%) JUnit
6 47 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 47 (2.92%) Subversion
7 33 (2.05%) Ant
8 31 (1.93%) Selenium
8 31 (1.93%) SonarQube
9 29 (1.80%) SoapUI
10 27 (1.68%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.62%) Bitbucket
12 23 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
14 18 (1.12%) Liquibase
14 18 (1.12%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.00%) Gradle
15 16 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 362 (22.51%) Finance
2 101 (6.28%) Banking
3 64 (3.98%) Marketing
4 54 (3.36%) Retail
5 45 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.62%) Electronics
8 20 (1.24%) Billing
9 19 (1.18%) Legal
10 16 (1.00%) Back Office
10 16 (1.00%) Publishing
11 14 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.81%) Games
13 10 (0.62%) Automotive
14 9 (0.56%) Law
15 8 (0.50%) Advertising
15 8 (0.50%) Military
16 7 (0.44%) French Language
16 7 (0.44%) Front Office
16 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 190 (11.82%) Scrum Master
2 189 (11.75%) Developer
3 146 (9.08%) Analyst
4 134 (8.33%) Architect
5 122 (7.59%) Agile Coach
6 87 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 79 (4.91%) Consultant
8 75 (4.66%) Agile Scrum Master
9 70 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
10 68 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 66 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 57 (3.54%) Business Analyst
13 55 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
14 46 (2.86%) Senior Developer
15 43 (2.67%) Designer
16 37 (2.30%) Technical Leader
17 35 (2.18%) Service Manager
18 33 (2.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
18 33 (2.05%) Software Engineer
19 31 (1.93%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.41%) Spring
2 84 (5.22%) REST
3 69 (4.29%) HTML
4 67 (4.17%) Middleware
5 65 (4.04%) XML
6 64 (3.98%) JSON
7 59 (3.67%) .NET
8 55 (3.42%) CSS
9 52 (3.23%) J2EE
9 52 (3.23%) Web Services
10 51 (3.17%) RESTful
11 49 (3.05%) SOAP
12 43 (2.67%) Kafka
13 41 (2.55%) Spring Boot
14 39 (2.43%) Velocity
15 34 (2.11%) React
16 33 (2.05%) Node.js
17 30 (1.87%) AngularJS
18 29 (1.80%) HTML5
19 27 (1.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (2.99%) User Experience
3 47 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 46 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 40 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.24%) PMI
7 33 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 26 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.06%) BYOD
12 17 (1.06%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.06%) Social Media
13 14 (0.87%) e-Learning
14 13 (0.81%) Clustering
15 12 (0.75%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.62%) FMCG
17 9 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 168 (10.45%) Linux
2 113 (7.03%) Windows
3 71 (4.42%) Unix
4 56 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (2.92%) Android
6 35 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 21 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 20 (1.24%) CentOS
9 17 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.81%) Windows Server
12 11 (0.68%) HPUX
12 11 (0.68%) Solaris
12 11 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.62%) AIX
13 10 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (36.07%) Mentoring
3 527 (32.77%) Scrum
4 269 (16.73%) Project Management
5 253 (15.73%) Kanban
6 247 (15.36%) TDD
7 234 (14.55%) DevOps
8 184 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 182 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 167 (10.39%) Test Automation
12 139 (8.64%) SOA
13 130 (8.08%) Microservices
14 129 (8.02%) Software Engineering
14 129 (8.02%) User Stories
15 128 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
16 120 (7.46%) Open Source
17 119 (7.40%) BDD
18 114 (7.09%) PRINCE2
19 102 (6.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 266 (16.54%) Java
2 187 (11.63%) SQL
3 96 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 66 (4.10%) Python
5 46 (2.86%) C
6 39 (2.43%) C#
7 36 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 33 (2.05%) C++
9 32 (1.99%) Perl
10 28 (1.74%) Scala
11 20 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.18%) Groovy
12 19 (1.18%) Ruby
13 16 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.75%) PHP
15 10 (0.62%) ABAP
15 10 (0.62%) R
15 10 (0.62%) VB
16 9 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 180 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 145 (9.02%) Degree
3 131 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 38 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.55%) ISEB
8 22 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (1.18%) PMP
10 17 (1.06%) CISSP
11 16 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 11 (0.68%) SANS
16 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
17 7 (0.44%) CREST Certified
17 7 (0.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (6.59%) QA
2 51 (3.17%) PMO
3 27 (1.68%) SLA
4 25 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (1.00%) GDPR
7 14 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.50%) COBIT
9 8 (0.50%) WCAG
10 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.19%) HL7
11 3 (0.19%) JTAG
11 3 (0.19%) P3O
12 2 (0.12%) FATCA
12 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.062%) Basel III
13 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 106 (6.59%) Docker
2 29 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.18%) vCloud
3 19 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.06%) Postfix
4 17 (1.06%) Squid
5 11 (0.68%) HDFS
6 10 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.62%) Xen
7 8 (0.50%) Firmware
8 6 (0.37%) Snort
9 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.12%) LXC
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.12%) vSphere
11 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 87 (5.41%) Puppet
2 60 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (3.11%) Ansible
4 38 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 29 (1.80%) Terraform
6 24 (1.49%) Rancher
7 22 (1.37%) Kibana
7 22 (1.37%) logstash
8 19 (1.18%) ZABBIX
9 17 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (1.06%) Rsyslog
9 17 (1.06%) Sysdig
10 10 (0.62%) SCCM
11 8 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 6 (0.37%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.37%) RSA enVision
13 6 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 217 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 154 (9.58%) Oracle
3 73 (4.54%) SAP
4 46 (2.86%) Cisco
5 32 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 31 (1.93%) WSO2
7 30 (1.87%) CA Agile Central
7 30 (1.87%) VMware
8 25 (1.55%) IBM
9 24 (1.49%) CA
9 24 (1.49%) HP
10 18 (1.12%) Sonatype
10 18 (1.12%) Splunk
11 17 (1.06%) Citrix
12 15 (0.93%) Adobe
12 15 (0.93%) Lotus
12 15 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.81%) Greenplum
14 12 (0.75%) hybris
14 12 (0.75%) MicroStrategy