Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 792 849
Rank change year-on-year -58 +57 +9
Contract jobs citing Post-Production 36 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.047% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 16
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -10.54%
10th Percentile £185 £210 £188
90th Percentile £598 £575 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £425 £200
% change year-on-year -55.59% +112.50% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £51.25 - £13.50
10th Percentile £35.13 - £12.30
90th Percentile £66.38 - £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 85,425 77,081 88,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.66% 84.76% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,293 50,493 58,499
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 £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,320 2,088 2,246
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% - +17.37%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.47 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 June 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 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Top 7 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 June 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 -32 34 £450 -5.26% 29
London -36 28 £488 -3.70% 17
UK excluding London -25 6 £189 -55.59% 13
Midlands -3 4 £189 -37.08%
West Midlands -12 4 £189 -37.08%
South East -32 1 - - 5
South West - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (30.56%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) REST
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) Microservices
7 9 (25.00%) TDD
8 8 (22.22%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) JMS
8 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.22%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
8 8 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.22%) MapReduce
8 8 (22.22%) HBase
8 8 (22.22%) Data Quality
8 8 (22.22%) Big Data
8 8 (22.22%) Data Transformation
8 8 (22.22%) Kafka
8 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (19.44%) Hortonworks
9 7 (19.44%) Cloudera

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 7 (19.44%) Apache
1 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Adobe After Effects
1 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.56%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (2.78%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Force.com
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Junos
2 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Big Data
1 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 8 (22.22%) HBase
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) git-flow
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Toad
5 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
6 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.78%) PyCharm
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.56%) QA Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) REST
2 8 (22.22%) JMS
2 8 (22.22%) JSON
2 8 (22.22%) Kafka
2 8 (22.22%) XML
3 7 (19.44%) SOAP
4 4 (11.11%) Behat
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) Express
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (5.56%) React
6 2 (5.56%) RESTful
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (5.56%) Animation
3 2 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (5.56%) Photography
3 2 (5.56%) RIA
3 2 (5.56%) Video Editing
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Microservices
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 8 (22.22%) MapReduce
6 7 (19.44%) Coaching
6 7 (19.44%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (19.44%) Data Encryption
6 7 (19.44%) ETL
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Cloudera
1 7 (19.44%) Hortonworks
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Perforce
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Avid
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) SAP