Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DNA over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 834 872
Rank change year-on-year +59 +38 -21
Contract jobs citing DNA 121 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.050% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.059% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 8
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +53.57%
10th Percentile £434 £308 £398
90th Percentile £654 £575 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +29.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DNA 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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DNA.

Contractor daily rate trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DNA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +57 116 £500 - 32
London +24 62 £550 +10.00% 8
UK excluding London +67 57 £500 - 24
East of England - 34 £425 - 12
South West +5 9 £500 - 1
South East -5 8 £500 +25.00% 11
Midlands +31 3 £800 +60.00%
Scotland - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £800 -
West Midlands +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 79 (65.29%) E-Commerce
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (37.19%) Games
4 44 (36.36%) Java
5 36 (29.75%) Time Management
6 32 (26.45%) WebSphere
6 32 (26.45%) Project Management
7 28 (23.14%) IBM
8 27 (22.31%) Retail
9 26 (21.49%) Telecoms
10 25 (20.66%) Business Transformation
11 22 (18.18%) J2EE
12 21 (17.36%) Web Services
12 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
12 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
13 20 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (16.53%) User Experience
13 20 (16.53%) JIRA
13 20 (16.53%) Finance
14 19 (15.70%) Unix
14 19 (15.70%) HTML
14 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
15 18 (14.88%) hybris
15 18 (14.88%) CSS
16 17 (14.05%) SQL
16 17 (14.05%) Presales
17 16 (13.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (12.40%) BDD
18 15 (12.40%) Oracle
18 15 (12.40%) DB2

DNA
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 32 (26.45%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (6.61%) Apache
3 8 (6.61%) Confluence
4 7 (5.79%) CMS
5 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.48%) nginx
6 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.83%) Jetty
8 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.79%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (5.79%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.83%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Force.com
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) Heroku
4 2 (1.65%) IaaS
4 2 (1.65%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) npm
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) H.323
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) ISDN
2 4 (3.31%) LAN
2 4 (3.31%) PBX
2 4 (3.31%) WAN
2 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) DB2
2 10 (8.26%) MySQL
3 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.13%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
1 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.53%) JIRA
3 13 (10.74%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.09%) Selenium
5 10 (8.26%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.61%) Subversion
7 7 (5.79%) Axure RP
8 5 (4.13%) Ant
8 5 (4.13%) Maven
9 4 (3.31%) JUnit
9 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.31%) Mockito
10 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.48%) Log4j
10 3 (2.48%) NUnit
10 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.48%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (37.19%) Games
2 27 (22.31%) Retail
3 26 (21.49%) Telecoms
4 20 (16.53%) Finance
5 9 (7.44%) Marketing
6 7 (5.79%) Banking
7 4 (3.31%) Legal
8 3 (2.48%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 21 (17.36%) Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Automation Tester
4 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce Manager
4 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 12 (9.92%) Tester
5 10 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Consultant
6 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) User Experience Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Content Editor
9 5 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Project Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) J2EE
2 21 (17.36%) Web Services
3 19 (15.70%) HTML
4 18 (14.88%) CSS
5 12 (9.92%) Gherkin
6 10 (8.26%) REST
6 10 (8.26%) RESTful
7 7 (5.79%) XML
8 6 (4.96%) Ajax
8 6 (4.96%) SOAP
8 6 (4.96%) Spring
9 5 (4.13%) jQuery
9 5 (4.13%) RESTEasy
10 4 (3.31%) EJB
10 4 (3.31%) JSON
10 4 (3.31%) JSP
10 4 (3.31%) XHTML
11 3 (2.48%) JDBC
11 3 (2.48%) JMS
11 3 (2.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) User Experience
2 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.44%) IVR
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) RIA
8 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Unix
2 11 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.48%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) HPUX
4 3 (2.48%) Solaris
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Debian
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.29%) E-Commerce
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.75%) Time Management
4 32 (26.45%) Project Management
5 25 (20.66%) Business Transformation
6 20 (16.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (15.70%) Waterfall
8 17 (14.05%) Presales
9 15 (12.40%) BDD
10 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.74%) Scrum
11 13 (10.74%) Service Management
12 10 (8.26%) Analytics
12 10 (8.26%) Scenario Testing
12 10 (8.26%) System Testing
13 9 (7.44%) Web Development
13 9 (7.44%) Wireframes
14 8 (6.61%) Acceptance Criteria
14 8 (6.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) Java
2 17 (14.05%) SQL
3 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.61%) PHP
4 8 (6.61%) Python
5 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.31%) C#
6 4 (3.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.65%) SOQL
8 2 (1.65%) SOSL
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 8 (6.61%) CISSP
2 8 (6.61%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.31%) CCIE
4 4 (3.31%) CCNA
4 4 (3.31%) CCVP
4 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) PhD
5 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 7 (5.79%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.83%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.83%) Kibana
4 1 (0.83%) logstash
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) IBM
2 18 (14.88%) hybris
3 15 (12.40%) Oracle
4 14 (11.57%) Adobe
5 9 (7.44%) Genesys
5 9 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (6.61%) ArcSight
6 8 (6.61%) Bluefish Communications
6 8 (6.61%) FireEye
6 8 (6.61%) HP
6 8 (6.61%) McAfee
6 8 (6.61%) Symantec
7 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.31%) Avaya
8 4 (3.31%) Cisco
8 4 (3.31%) Demandware
8 4 (3.31%) Intershop
8 4 (3.31%) VMware
9 2 (1.65%) Talend
10 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft