Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Management over the 6 months to 28 November 2020 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.

Performance Management
UK
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 465 464
Rank change year-on-year +72 -1 -56
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 166 353 509
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 187 273
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £250 £264
90th Percentile £811 £643 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £445
% change year-on-year -2.94% -4.49% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Median hourly rate £30.98 £26.31 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.75% -2.29% +54.98%
10th Percentile £13.47 £17.95 £18.77
90th Percentile £38.33 £36.70 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.98 £23.05 £27.36
% change year-on-year +34.39% -15.73% +86.72%

Performance Management 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 31,465 70,705 90,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.95% 86.13% 87.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,653 46,184 60,002
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £296 £291 £300
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,195 2,296 2,363
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.94 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.20% +8.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.62
% change year-on-year +22.22% +9.10% -10.48%

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Performance Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Performance Management.

Daily rate trend for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Performance Management over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Performance Management.

Hourly rate trend for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Performance Management over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Performance Management in the UK

Performance Management
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 Performance Management within the UK over the 6 months to 28 November 2020. 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 +76 137 £475 +5.56% 53
London +123 79 £565 +13.00% 14
UK excluding London +84 59 £413 -2.94% 46
Work from Home -101 45 £413 -16.58% 7
North of England +93 21 £258 -33.55% 15
South East +107 14 £475 +18.01% 9
North West +66 14 £258 -35.63% 10
Midlands +66 8 £275 -45.00% 11
Yorkshire +67 7 £218 -48.82% 4
Scotland +58 6 £400 -11.11% 3
South West +95 5 £466 -1.89% 1
West Midlands +51 4 £275 -45.00% 4
East Midlands +42 4 £335 -16.25% 5
Wales +37 3 - - 1
East of England +64 2 £435 -8.42% 3

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management 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 Performance Management.

1 55 (33.13%) Finance
2 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.49%) AWS
4 38 (22.89%) Azure
5 37 (22.29%) Migration
5 37 (22.29%) Java
6 32 (19.28%) Web Services
6 32 (19.28%) GCP
7 29 (17.47%) Security Cleared
8 28 (16.87%) Asset Management
8 28 (16.87%) Google
9 27 (16.27%) Oracle
9 27 (16.27%) Python
9 27 (16.27%) Investment Management
10 26 (15.66%) Hedge funds
10 26 (15.66%) C
11 25 (15.06%) Scrum
11 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
12 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (13.25%) DevOps
13 22 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (12.65%) Quantitative Analysis
14 21 (12.65%) R
14 21 (12.65%) Fixed Income
14 21 (12.65%) Derivative
14 21 (12.65%) Credit Derivative
15 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
15 20 (12.05%) Public Sector
16 19 (11.45%) Windows
16 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills

Performance Management
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 11 (6.63%) Confluence
2 6 (3.61%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.41%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Unica
2 2 (1.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (1.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.49%) AWS
2 38 (22.89%) Azure
3 32 (19.28%) GCP
4 17 (10.24%) Power Platform
5 10 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (6.02%) Serverless
6 9 (5.42%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (3.61%) SaaS
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon Cognito
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (2.41%) AWS CodeCommit
8 4 (2.41%) GitHub
8 4 (2.41%) Office 365
8 4 (2.41%) Route 53
8 4 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) BGP
1 5 (3.01%) DNS
2 4 (2.41%) Network Security
2 4 (2.41%) SAN
3 3 (1.81%) 2G
3 3 (1.81%) 3G
3 3 (1.81%) 4G
3 3 (1.81%) VoLTE
3 3 (1.81%) VPN
3 3 (1.81%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.20%) 5G
4 2 (1.20%) DHCP
4 2 (1.20%) Firewall
4 2 (1.20%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
4 2 (1.20%) MVNO
4 2 (1.20%) NAS
4 2 (1.20%) VLAN
4 2 (1.20%) VoWiFi
4 2 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.24%) Power BI
2 14 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.22%) MySQL
5 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.61%) QlikView
6 5 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.01%) DB2
6 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.01%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.01%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.41%) Tableau
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) JIRA
2 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.01%) Maven
4 4 (2.41%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.41%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.60%) Gradle
5 1 (0.60%) JMeter
5 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (33.13%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.42%) Banking
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Back Office
5 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 5 (3.01%) Local Government
6 3 (1.81%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.81%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Front Office
7 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (13.25%) Consultant
2 19 (11.45%) Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) Architect
4 16 (9.64%) Finance Manager
5 15 (9.04%) Developer
5 15 (9.04%) Development Manager
6 12 (7.23%) Data Analyst
7 11 (6.63%) Lead Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.82%) JIRA Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Administrator
10 6 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Commercial Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Commercial Data Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Designer
11 5 (3.01%) Java Development Manager
11 5 (3.01%) Service Design Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) Web Services
2 5 (3.01%) gRPC
2 5 (3.01%) JSON
3 4 (2.41%) Middleware
3 4 (2.41%) Node.js
3 4 (2.41%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.20%) Flash
4 2 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) CGI
5 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5
5 1 (0.60%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (0.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Spring
5 1 (0.60%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Hedge funds
2 22 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (12.65%) Credit Derivative
3 21 (12.65%) Derivative
3 21 (12.65%) Fixed Income
4 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.63%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.82%) NHS
6 8 (4.82%) User Experience
7 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.41%) Clustering
9 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.20%) Equities
10 2 (1.20%) Handset
10 2 (1.20%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) HACMP
11 1 (0.60%) IVR
11 1 (0.60%) LIMS
11 1 (0.60%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 16 (9.64%) Linux
3 8 (4.82%) Unix
4 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.41%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (2.41%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.29%) Migration
3 28 (16.87%) Asset Management
4 27 (16.27%) Investment Management
5 25 (15.06%) Scrum
6 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (13.25%) DevOps
8 21 (12.65%) Quantitative Analysis
9 15 (9.04%) Service Management
10 14 (8.43%) Project Management
11 13 (7.83%) Decision-Making
11 13 (7.83%) Service Design
12 12 (7.23%) ITIL
12 12 (7.23%) Workflow
13 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.63%) Line Management
13 11 (6.63%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.63%) Project Delivery
13 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.29%) Java
2 27 (16.27%) Python
3 26 (15.66%) C
4 21 (12.65%) R
5 16 (9.64%) SQL
6 4 (2.41%) ABAP
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.43%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) CIPD
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.20%) EXIN
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.20%) MCSA
5 2 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) CCA
6 1 (0.60%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CPIM
6 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ECDL
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
2 4 (2.41%) GDPR
3 3 (1.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) COBIT
4 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) PMO
5 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) IFRS
5 1 (0.60%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.01%) KVM
3 4 (2.41%) Docker
3 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.60%) Samba
5 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) Ansible
2 9 (5.42%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.61%) Terraform
4 4 (2.41%) Kibana
4 4 (2.41%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.81%) Puppet
6 2 (1.20%) Grafana
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.20%) SCCM
6 2 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (1.20%) Sysdig
6 2 (1.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.60%) Consul
7 1 (0.60%) OpenView
7 1 (0.60%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Google
2 27 (16.27%) Oracle
3 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.83%) SAP
5 10 (6.02%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.61%) VMware
7 5 (3.01%) Arista
7 5 (3.01%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.41%) HP
9 3 (1.81%) Citrix
9 3 (1.81%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.81%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.20%) Empirix
10 2 (1.20%) Eze Castle Integration
10 2 (1.20%) NetApp
10 2 (1.20%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.20%) Portware
10 2 (1.20%) Veeam
10 2 (1.20%) Workday