Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 283 310
Rank change year-on-year -75 +27 +26
Contract jobs citing Logistics 690 785 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.03% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 478 505
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 61
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £23.37 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.10% +11.26% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.95 £41.88 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -44.00% +114.29%

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 86,328 76,297 88,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.64% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,927 50,066 58,247
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,269 2,066 2,323
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.82% +22.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -81 638 £450 +5.88% 256
UK excluding London -60 386 £425 - 214
London -67 252 £475 +12.43% 57
South East -55 114 £450 +10.57% 57
Midlands -64 107 £425 -5.56% 44
North of England -15 67 £513 +20.59% 57
West Midlands -29 64 £429 +9.24% 22
East of England +8 43 £500 +14.29% 22
South West +14 36 £400 +2.56% 19
Yorkshire +8 36 £405 +1.19% 20
East Midlands -52 36 £420 -16.00% 21
North West -40 28 £525 +20.69% 36
Scotland -26 19 £395 -11.24% 7
North East +4 5 £525 +75.00% 1
Wales -5 5 - - 5

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 176 (25.51%) Finance
2 173 (25.07%) SAP
3 141 (20.43%) Retail
4 129 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (15.80%) Project Management
6 102 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (13.48%) ERP
8 87 (12.61%) Manufacturing
9 85 (12.32%) Microsoft
10 68 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
11 67 (9.71%) SQL
12 60 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (7.68%) Oracle
14 51 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 51 (7.39%) Migration
15 43 (6.23%) Dynamics AX
15 43 (6.23%) SDLC
15 43 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (6.09%) FMCG
16 42 (6.09%) Business Analysis
17 41 (5.94%) .NET
18 39 (5.65%) SQL Server
18 39 (5.65%) Change Management
19 38 (5.51%) SMS
19 38 (5.51%) Data Migration
20 36 (5.22%) Security Cleared
20 36 (5.22%) C#
21 34 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (4.93%) Waterfall
22 33 (4.78%) User Experience

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 17 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.59%) CMS
3 7 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.87%) Confluence
4 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.72%) IIS
5 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.43%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.29%) SAS
8 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) MTS
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 43 (6.23%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (3.91%) SAP MM
3 17 (2.46%) SAP PS
3 17 (2.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (2.46%) SAP WM
4 14 (2.03%) SAP ERP
5 13 (1.88%) NetSuite
5 13 (1.88%) SAP SD
6 11 (1.59%) SAP EWM
6 11 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (1.45%) SAP PP
8 8 (1.16%) SAP FI
8 8 (1.16%) SAP PM
9 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (1.01%) SAP CO
9 7 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.72%) Magento
10 5 (0.72%) SAP SCM
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
2 21 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.74%) Office 365
4 10 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.43%) IaaS
6 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Boomi
8 1 (0.14%) npm
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.51%) SMS
2 9 (1.30%) FTP
2 9 (1.30%) Internet
3 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.58%) Wireless
5 3 (0.43%) ATM
5 3 (0.43%) RFID
5 3 (0.43%) Skype
5 3 (0.43%) WebEx
6 2 (0.29%) Extranet
6 2 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) DHCP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) MPLS
7 1 (0.14%) OSPF
7 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.59%) Big Data
3 11 (1.59%) DB2
4 10 (1.45%) DataStage
4 10 (1.45%) Informix
5 9 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.30%) Power BI
6 8 (1.16%) QualityStage
6 8 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.16%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.87%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.72%) QlikView
10 4 (0.58%) MS Access
10 4 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (3.62%) JIRA
2 13 (1.88%) JMeter
2 13 (1.88%) Selenium
3 9 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 9 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.01%) SoapUI
5 6 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.58%) Appium
6 4 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.58%) LSMW
6 4 (0.58%) Selendroid
7 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.14%) webpack
8 1 (0.14%) WebPagetest
8 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
General
1 176 (25.51%) Finance
2 141 (20.43%) Retail
3 87 (12.61%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.90%) Marketing
4 20 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.46%) Front Office
6 13 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.74%) Billing
8 9 (1.30%) Automotive
8 9 (1.30%) Legal
9 8 (1.16%) Banking
9 8 (1.16%) German Language
10 7 (1.01%) Advertising
10 7 (1.01%) Back Office
10 7 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.43%) Law
11 3 (0.43%) Military
11 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 118 (17.10%) Analyst
2 114 (16.52%) Consultant
3 92 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 80 (11.59%) Developer
5 76 (11.01%) Business Analyst
6 74 (10.72%) Architect
7 60 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
8 38 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.20%) Logistics Consultant
10 28 (4.06%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 26 (3.77%) IT Manager
12 23 (3.33%) SAP Architect
13 22 (3.19%) Coordinator
14 21 (3.04%) C# Developer
15 20 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
16 19 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
16 19 (2.75%) Logistics Manager
17 18 (2.61%) Functional Consultant
17 18 (2.61%) Project Coordinator
18 17 (2.46%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.94%) .NET
2 29 (4.20%) XML
3 23 (3.33%) CSS
4 22 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 18 (2.61%) Middleware
6 11 (1.59%) JSON
7 9 (1.30%) EDI
7 9 (1.30%) HTML
7 9 (1.30%) Node.js
7 9 (1.30%) XML Schema
8 8 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.16%) RESTful
8 8 (1.16%) SOAP
8 8 (1.16%) Web Services
9 7 (1.01%) jQuery
10 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.72%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.72%) J2EE
11 5 (0.72%) LINQ
11 5 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.09%) FMCG
3 33 (4.78%) User Experience
4 19 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.87%) iSeries
10 6 (0.87%) PDA
11 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.72%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.58%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.58%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.58%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.20%) Windows
2 12 (1.74%) Android
2 12 (1.74%) Linux
3 9 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Unix
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (15.80%) Project Management
3 102 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (13.48%) ERP
5 60 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (7.39%) E-Commerce
6 51 (7.39%) Migration
7 43 (6.23%) SDLC
7 43 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (6.09%) Business Analysis
9 39 (5.65%) Change Management
10 38 (5.51%) Data Migration
11 34 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (4.93%) Waterfall
12 31 (4.49%) ITIL
13 29 (4.20%) Scrum
14 27 (3.91%) Procure-to-Pay
15 26 (3.77%) Workflow
16 25 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 25 (3.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (9.71%) SQL
2 36 (5.22%) C#
3 32 (4.64%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.20%) Java
5 17 (2.46%) ABAP
6 10 (1.45%) C
7 9 (1.30%) Python
8 7 (1.01%) R
9 5 (0.72%) Ruby
9 5 (0.72%) Scala
10 4 (0.58%) Apple Swift
10 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.58%) VBA
11 3 (0.43%) C++
11 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.29%) COBOL
13 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.14%) JCL
13 1 (0.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 36 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.78%) Degree
3 30 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.59%) ISEB
5 8 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.16%) PMP
6 7 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.43%) APMP
9 3 (0.43%) CIPD
9 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.29%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.06%) PMO
2 23 (3.33%) QA
3 18 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.32%) GDPR
5 11 (1.59%) SLA
6 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.29%) HAZOP
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.14%) GMP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (3.04%) HP ALM
2 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.58%) SCCM
4 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.14%) QRadar
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Terraform
5 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 173 (25.07%) SAP
2 85 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.68%) Oracle
4 31 (4.49%) HP
5 18 (2.61%) IBM
6 17 (2.46%) Teradata
7 15 (2.17%) JDA
8 12 (1.74%) RedPrairie
9 10 (1.45%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.16%) VMware
12 7 (1.01%) MuleSoft
12 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.87%) Ariba
13 6 (0.87%) Google
14 5 (0.72%) Cisco
14 5 (0.72%) Citrix
14 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.58%) Cognos
16 3 (0.43%) Sage