Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Itk skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Itk over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Itk
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 857 870
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 -23
Contract jobs citing Itk 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.017% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
UK median daily rate £523 - £450
10th Percentile £478 - £403
90th Percentile £543 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Itk is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,949 29,911 30,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 30.97% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,804 20,652 21,178
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 335 562
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.73 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.31 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.67% +8.70%

Itk
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Itk in the UK

Itk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Itk in the UK

Itk
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Itk within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -10 3 £523 - 1
London - 3 £523 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Itk 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 Itk.

1 3 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Itk
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) HL7