Period
to 15 August 2018

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

Logistics
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 292 320
Rank change year-on-year -60 +28 +36
Contract jobs citing Logistics 733 837 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 530 499
UK median daily rate £450 £443 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -1.79%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £220
90th Percentile £638 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 41
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% +19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.15 £10.24
90th Percentile £43.55 £43.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +47.83% +9.52% +23.53%

Logistics 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 88,232 81,747 92,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.21% 85.51% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,227 53,555 61,062
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,384 2,072 2,297
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.47 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +3.02% +9.20%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.43 £11.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% - +12.23%

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Logistics in the UK

Logistics
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 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 -53 694 £450 +2.86% 239
UK excluding London -41 456 £425 - 197
London -57 242 £475 +5.56% 50
South East -10 153 £513 +24.70% 53
Midlands -77 105 £435 -3.33% 47
North of England -28 86 £438 +2.94% 54
West Midlands -30 65 £425 +9.68% 30
Yorkshire +9 57 £391 -2.19% 17
South West 0 50 £400 +9.59% 16
East of England +14 45 £450 +12.50% 16
East Midlands -59 37 £438 -12.50% 16
North West -43 25 £525 +23.53% 36
Scotland -30 17 £364 -18.26% 5
North East -3 5 £525 +162.50% 1
Wales -13 5 - - 6

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 193 (26.33%) Finance
2 177 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (22.92%) SAP
4 143 (19.51%) Retail
5 129 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (16.64%) Project Management
7 114 (15.55%) Manufacturing
8 89 (12.14%) ERP
9 86 (11.73%) Microsoft
10 80 (10.91%) SQL
11 75 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (8.73%) .NET
14 61 (8.32%) C#
15 60 (8.19%) E-Commerce
16 57 (7.78%) Oracle
17 55 (7.50%) SQL Server
17 55 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
17 55 (7.50%) Security Cleared
18 49 (6.68%) PRINCE2
18 49 (6.68%) Migration
19 46 (6.28%) SC Cleared
20 44 (6.00%) Business Analysis
21 43 (5.87%) Java
22 41 (5.59%) TDD
22 41 (5.59%) Waterfall
23 40 (5.46%) Scrum
23 40 (5.46%) Windows
23 40 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
24 39 (5.32%) JavaScript

Logistics
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 34 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.09%) IIS
2 8 (1.09%) WebSphere
3 7 (0.95%) Confluence
3 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.82%) CMS
4 6 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.68%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.55%) CICS
7 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.41%) SAS
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.27%) Apache
8 2 (0.27%) JBoss
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (2.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (2.18%) SAP ERP
4 14 (1.91%) SAP WM
5 13 (1.77%) SAP MM
6 11 (1.50%) SAP SD
7 9 (1.23%) SAP PS
8 8 (1.09%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.95%) SAP EWM
10 6 (0.82%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.55%) Magento
12 4 (0.55%) Sage X3
12 4 (0.55%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.55%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (2.32%) Office 365
3 13 (1.77%) SaaS
4 12 (1.64%) GitHub
4 12 (1.64%) Serverless
5 11 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.82%) Azure Functions
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Boomi
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.14%) npm
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.23%) SMS
2 10 (1.36%) Internet
3 9 (1.23%) FTP
3 9 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.82%) VPN
5 5 (0.68%) Firewall
5 5 (0.68%) Intranet
6 4 (0.55%) Skype
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.41%) RFID
7 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.27%) DWDM
8 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.27%) WAN
8 2 (0.27%) WebEx
8 2 (0.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) LAN
9 1 (0.14%) Modbus
9 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.32%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.91%) DB2
4 12 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (1.50%) Big Data
5 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.36%) DataStage
6 10 (1.36%) Informix
7 9 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 9 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.23%) Power BI
7 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.09%) QualityStage
8 8 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
8 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (0.95%) QlikView
9 7 (0.95%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (2.73%) JIRA
2 17 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.36%) LoadRunner
6 10 (1.36%) Selenium
7 9 (1.23%) LSMW
8 7 (0.95%) JMeter
8 7 (0.95%) Subversion
8 7 (0.95%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.27%) Maven
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.14%) eCATT
12 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 193 (26.33%) Finance
2 143 (19.51%) Retail
3 114 (15.55%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.73%) Automotive
6 19 (2.59%) Military
7 16 (2.18%) Marketing
8 12 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.50%) Billing
10 9 (1.23%) Front Office
10 9 (1.23%) Legal
11 6 (0.82%) Electronics
11 6 (0.82%) German Language
12 5 (0.68%) Advertising
12 5 (0.68%) Banking
12 5 (0.68%) Law
13 4 (0.55%) Back Office
13 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 131 (17.87%) Analyst
2 104 (14.19%) Developer
3 86 (11.73%) Project Manager
4 85 (11.60%) Business Analyst
5 73 (9.96%) Consultant
6 68 (9.28%) Architect
7 42 (5.73%) SAP Consultant
8 41 (5.59%) Coordinator
9 38 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (4.64%) C# Developer
11 31 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
12 29 (3.96%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.68%) IT Manager
14 22 (3.00%) Logistics Analyst
15 21 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
17 18 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
17 18 (2.46%) IT Project Manager
18 17 (2.32%) Java Developer
19 16 (2.18%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.73%) .NET
2 29 (3.96%) XML
3 24 (3.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (3.27%) Node.js
4 22 (3.00%) JSON
5 18 (2.46%) AngularJS
5 18 (2.46%) Middleware
6 17 (2.32%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.32%) CSS
6 17 (2.32%) jQuery
7 16 (2.18%) RESTful
8 13 (1.77%) HTML
9 12 (1.64%) Android SDK
9 12 (1.64%) Dagger
9 12 (1.64%) RxJava
10 9 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (1.23%) EDI
10 9 (1.23%) XML Schema
11 8 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.64%) User Experience
3 30 (4.09%) FMCG
4 28 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.23%) PMI
9 9 (1.23%) Social Media
10 8 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.95%) CMDB
12 6 (0.82%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.82%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.68%) Life Science
13 5 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.68%) PKI
14 4 (0.55%) iSeries
14 4 (0.55%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.46%) Windows
2 17 (2.32%) Linux
3 16 (2.18%) Android
4 12 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.41%) zOS
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 122 (16.64%) Project Management
4 89 (12.14%) ERP
5 70 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (8.19%) E-Commerce
7 49 (6.68%) Migration
7 49 (6.68%) PRINCE2
8 44 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 41 (5.59%) TDD
9 41 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 40 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (5.46%) Scrum
11 35 (4.77%) Data Migration
12 31 (4.23%) ETL
12 31 (4.23%) ITIL
12 31 (4.23%) SDLC
13 29 (3.96%) Data Management
13 29 (3.96%) Process Improvement
13 29 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (10.91%) SQL
2 61 (8.32%) C#
3 43 (5.87%) Java
4 39 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.64%) ABAP
6 10 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.09%) Scala
8 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.95%) Python
8 7 (0.95%) R
9 6 (0.82%) COBOL
10 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.68%) C++
10 5 (0.68%) Java 8
10 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.55%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.55%) C
11 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.55%) VBA
12 3 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.00%) Degree
4 13 (1.77%) ISEB
5 10 (1.36%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.55%) APMP
7 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.41%) CIPD
8 3 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.41%) PMP
8 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.41%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.96%) Data Quality
1 29 (3.96%) PMO
2 19 (2.59%) QA
3 18 (2.46%) SLA
4 8 (1.09%) GDPR
5 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) HAZOP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.68%) Docker
2 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (2.32%) HP ALM
2 8 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.82%) Kibana
3 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.68%) logstash
4 5 (0.68%) Puppet
4 5 (0.68%) Terraform
5 4 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.14%) QRadar
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 168 (22.92%) SAP
2 86 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.78%) Oracle
4 24 (3.27%) HP
5 19 (2.59%) IBM
6 17 (2.32%) Teradata
7 15 (2.05%) JDA
7 15 (2.05%) Xerox
8 14 (1.91%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.09%) Cisco
9 8 (1.09%) Informatica
10 7 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.82%) Sage
12 5 (0.68%) ATG
12 5 (0.68%) Citrix
12 5 (0.68%) RedPrairie
12 5 (0.68%) VMware
13 4 (0.55%) hybris
13 4 (0.55%) Splunk
13 4 (0.55%) Tableau