Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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.

Post-Production
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 829 861
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32 +34
Contract jobs citing Post-Production 92 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.058% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 10
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +17.55% +14.27%
10th Percentile £185 £214 £160
90th Percentile £700 £587 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £363 £362
% change year-on-year -47.59% +0.14% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -67.47% - -

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 88,857 84,510 91,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.21% 85.59% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,673 55,623 60,220
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £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 2,453 2,097 2,357
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 19 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Post-Production over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 September 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 +28 78 £463 -2.63% 26
London +54 66 £500 -2.44% 17
UK excluding London -14 24 £190 -47.59% 11
Scotland - 13 £413 - 2
Midlands - 6 £190 -
West Midlands - 6 £190 -
South East -24 2 £725 +76.83% 4
East of England -12 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (31.52%) Finance
4 28 (30.43%) Banking
5 26 (28.26%) Migration
6 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (23.91%) Private Banking
7 22 (23.91%) Performance Management
7 22 (23.91%) Front Office
8 20 (21.74%) Programme Management
9 17 (18.48%) Java
10 14 (15.22%) Workflow
10 14 (15.22%) JIRA
10 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 13 (14.13%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (13.04%) SQL
13 10 (10.87%) Oracle
13 10 (10.87%) Scrum
13 10 (10.87%) Kanban
13 10 (10.87%) MuleSoft
14 9 (9.78%) User Experience
14 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
14 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (9.78%) Validation
14 9 (9.78%) Project Management
15 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.70%) ERP
15 8 (8.70%) Workday HCM
15 8 (8.70%) Analytics

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 6 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.43%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.43%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (3.26%) AutoCAD
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.17%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.09%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.09%) Maya
6 1 (1.09%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Workday HCM
2 3 (3.26%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.09%) ScheduALL
4 1 (1.09%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Force.com
2 4 (4.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (4.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
1 6 (6.52%) Junos
1 6 (6.52%) MPLS
1 6 (6.52%) VPN
2 5 (5.43%) BGP
2 5 (5.43%) L2TP
2 5 (5.43%) OSPF
2 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) WAN
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.09%) Multicast
4 1 (1.09%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) QlikView
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) JIRA
2 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 4 (4.35%) Toad
4 4 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.09%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 22 (23.91%) Front Office
3 22 (23.91%) Private Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.39%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Development Manager
3 8 (8.70%) Head of Technology
3 8 (8.70%) Salesforce Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Finance Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Salesforce Specialist
5 5 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Database Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Designer
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Salesforce Architect
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
1 6 (6.52%) HTML
1 6 (6.52%) JSP
1 6 (6.52%) SailPoint
1 6 (6.52%) Servlets
1 6 (6.52%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Camel
2 5 (5.43%) LDAP
2 5 (5.43%) SOAP
2 5 (5.43%) SPML
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.17%) React Native
5 1 (1.09%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) Flash
5 1 (1.09%) React
5 1 (1.09%) Redux
5 1 (1.09%) V-Ray
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) WebVR
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) User Experience
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (8.70%) Wiki
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.43%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.17%) Animation
7 2 (2.17%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (2.17%) Photography
7 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (28.26%) Migration
4 22 (23.91%) Performance Management
5 20 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.22%) Workflow
7 10 (10.87%) Kanban
7 10 (10.87%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Validation
9 8 (8.70%) Analytics
9 8 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (8.70%) ERP
9 8 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (8.70%) User Stories
10 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (6.52%) Network Design
11 6 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) SQL
3 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) BeanShell
4 6 (6.52%) C#
5 5 (5.43%) C++
5 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 4 (4.35%) Ruby
6 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) C
8 2 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) ES6
9 1 (1.09%) ES7
9 1 (1.09%) KiXtart
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
1 2 (2.17%) ISEB
1 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) COSHH
2 1 (1.09%) GAAP
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
1 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (10.87%) MuleSoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) Workday
4 6 (6.52%) Juniper
4 6 (6.52%) SAP
4 6 (6.52%) Sybase
5 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Perforce
5 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Charles River
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) TippingPoint