Period
to 28 February 2020

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

Post-Production
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 688 826 841
Rank change year-on-year +138 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Post-Production 30 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.061% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.069% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 35
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £185 £188 £308
90th Percentile £723 £586 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +73.08% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31.25 £36.13 £42.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £47.38 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £45.00

Post-Production 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 57,450 86,355 87,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.06% 87.33% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,023 57,077 58,544
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,915 2,257 2,146
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £24.08 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +0.33% -2.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.10 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.88 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.01% -4.69% +0.10%

Post-Production
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Post-Production as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Post-Production over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Post-Production within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 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 +107 25 £550 +15.79% 8
UK excluding London +107 16 £675 +73.08% 5
London +102 14 £338 -37.21% 6
North of England +73 7 £698 +74.50% 1
North West - 7 £698 -
Scotland +28 5 £450 +97.80% 2
South East +78 2 £600 +53.85% 1
Midlands - 1 £190 -
South West - 1 £315 -
West Midlands - 1 £190 -

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Post-Production 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 Post-Production.

1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
1 7 (23.33%) Pega
1 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (20.00%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Office 365
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.33%) Sony
4 4 (13.33%) Adobe
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (13.33%) VLAN
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.00%) Panasonic
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (10.00%) Google
5 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com

Post-Production
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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.33%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (3.33%) InDesign
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (3.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Google Docs
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (10.00%) Skype
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 2 (6.67%) L2TP
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) PCoIP
5 1 (3.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Pega Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Broadcast Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) FFmpeg
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.33%) Photography
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.33%) Go
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Scala
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
1 7 (23.33%) Pega
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Sony
3 3 (10.00%) Arri
3 3 (10.00%) Canon
3 3 (10.00%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Panasonic
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) Aspera
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Signiant
5 1 (3.33%) Instagram
5 1 (3.33%) Mirantis
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) YouTube