Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Feasibility Study skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Feasibility Study over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 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.

Feasibility Studies
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 680 711
Rank change year-on-year -96 +31 -32
Contract jobs citing Feasibility Study 112 198 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 120 109
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £239 £325
90th Percentile £675 £600 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +3.53% -10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 3
UK median hourly rate - £14.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.17% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -60.93% +20.97%

Feasibility Study 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 86,414 85,323 81,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.90% 85.82% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,019 57,103 53,978
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,196 2,002 2,356
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.11 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +1.19% -0.72%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.21 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.48% +6.67% -10.00%

Feasibility Study
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Feasibility Study in the UK

Feasibility Study
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Feasibility Study in the UK

Feasibility Study
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Feasibility Study over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Feasibility Study in the UK

Feasibility Study
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Feasibility Study in the UK

Feasibility Study
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feasibility Study within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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 -72 107 £451 +6.00% 43
London -11 60 £490 +8.89% 12
UK excluding London -110 50 £440 +3.53% 31
South East -15 15 £475 +8.57% 7
Midlands -16 14 £425 +9.68% 5
North of England -38 9 £425 +63.46% 11
West Midlands -22 8 £425 -17.19% 4
North West -6 7 £381 +2.35% 5
South West -28 5 £675 +64.53% 2
Wales -11 4 £413 -19.75%
East of England +3 3 £450 -1.37% 6
East Midlands -6 3 £290 -17.14% 1
North East -18 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -21 1 £425 +63.46% 5

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Feasibility Study 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 Feasibility Study.

1 27 (24.11%) Business Analysis
2 21 (18.75%) Finance
3 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.07%) Degree
5 17 (15.18%) SAP
5 17 (15.18%) Office 365
6 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.50%) Use Case
8 13 (11.61%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
9 12 (10.71%) CRM
9 12 (10.71%) ERP
9 12 (10.71%) MS Visio
9 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (9.82%) Change Management
10 11 (9.82%) UML
10 11 (9.82%) User Experience
11 10 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.93%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.93%) Project Management
11 10 (8.93%) SaaS
11 10 (8.93%) PaaS
12 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Content Management
12 9 (8.04%) Windows
12 9 (8.04%) Firewall
12 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
12 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills

Feasibility Study
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 13 (11.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) Confluence
2 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.89%) Liferay
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.89%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.89%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.89%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.89%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Office 365
2 10 (8.93%) PaaS
2 10 (8.93%) SaaS
3 9 (8.04%) IaaS
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.25%) Boomi
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.79%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.89%) BGP
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) IPsec
4 1 (0.89%) Junos
4 1 (0.89%) OSPF
4 1 (0.89%) SMS
4 1 (0.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.89%) VLAN
4 1 (0.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Big Data
1 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.89%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.89%) MS Access
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Rational Rose
2 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.68%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (2.68%) JIRA
3 3 (2.68%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.89%) Selenium
4 1 (0.89%) TestNG
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.89%) French Language
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) German Language
6 1 (0.89%) Law
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Analyst
2 52 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Architect
4 7 (6.25%) Designer
4 7 (6.25%) Office 365 Business Analyst
4 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (5.36%) Consultant
5 6 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Online Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (3.57%) JSON
1 4 (3.57%) REST
2 3 (2.68%) Caffe
2 3 (2.68%) CSS
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
2 3 (2.68%) Keras
2 3 (2.68%) Middleware
2 3 (2.68%) TensorFlow
3 2 (1.79%) EDIFACT
3 2 (1.79%) LDAP
3 2 (1.79%) OpenCV
4 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.89%) Gson
4 1 (0.89%) Java EE
4 1 (0.89%) JAXB
4 1 (0.89%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.89%) Spring
4 1 (0.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) User Experience
2 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) CCTV
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) e-Health
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) Life Science
6 1 (0.89%) LIMS
6 1 (0.89%) PACS
6 1 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.57%) Unix
5 3 (2.68%) Android
5 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Business Analysis
2 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.50%) Use Case
5 13 (11.61%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) CRM
6 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (10.71%) ERP
7 11 (9.82%) Change Management
7 11 (9.82%) UML
8 10 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.93%) Project Management
8 10 (8.93%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (8.04%) Content Management
9 9 (8.04%) DevOps
9 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
10 8 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (7.14%) IT Strategy
10 8 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) Java
1 5 (4.46%) Python
2 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.68%) Apple Swift
3 3 (2.68%) Kotlin
3 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) CIMA
6 1 (0.89%) CISMP
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) GDPR
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) HL7
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.89%) MiFID
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.79%) Terraform
2 1 (0.89%) CASB
2 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) SAP
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) Dell
3 7 (6.25%) ForgeRock
3 7 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) Tableau
5 3 (2.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.89%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.89%) BT
7 1 (0.89%) Casewise
7 1 (0.89%) Cerner
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) NetCracker
7 1 (0.89%) Openet Telecom
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com