Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 822 833
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 +60
Contract jobs citing Post-Production 103 73 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.071% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.082% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 26
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £227 £354 £256
90th Percentile £693 £597 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -22.22% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
UK median hourly rate £31.07 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.96% +7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -67.47% +7.14% -

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 91,392 88,694 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,516 59,163 57,746
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,345 2,083 2,479
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.19 £49.24 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.62 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.07% +6.67% -1.45%

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 13 December 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 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Post-Production in the UK

Post-Production
Top 11 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 13 December 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 +5 88 £504 +6.05% 19
London +40 72 £525 - 11
UK excluding London -14 26 £350 -22.22% 8
Scotland - 14 £350 -
South East -19 6 £558 +53.79% 4
West Midlands - 3 £190 -
Midlands - 3 £190 - 2
East of England +5 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
North of England - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (30.10%) Banking
4 29 (28.16%) Finance
5 26 (25.24%) Migration
6 25 (24.27%) Front Office
7 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (21.36%) Private Banking
8 22 (21.36%) Performance Management
9 21 (20.39%) Java
10 20 (19.42%) Programme Management
11 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
11 17 (16.50%) JIRA
12 15 (14.56%) Workflow
12 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
13 14 (13.59%) Project Management
14 13 (12.62%) SQL
14 13 (12.62%) Linux
14 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
15 12 (11.65%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.68%) Oracle
17 10 (9.71%) MySQL
17 10 (9.71%) HTML
17 10 (9.71%) Validation
17 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (9.71%) Analytics
17 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
18 9 (8.74%) MuleSoft
18 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving

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 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
4 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.97%) Drupal
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.85%) AutoCAD
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.91%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.97%) Maya
5 1 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.91%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.94%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.97%) ScheduALL
4 1 (0.97%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Force.com
2 3 (2.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (2.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (1.94%) Apigee
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) Junos
2 7 (6.80%) MPLS
2 7 (6.80%) VPN
3 6 (5.83%) BGP
3 6 (5.83%) L2TP
3 6 (5.83%) OSPF
3 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.83%) WAN
4 5 (4.85%) Internet
4 5 (4.85%) LAN
4 5 (4.85%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.94%) SSL
6 1 (0.97%) Multicast
6 1 (0.97%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.97%) MS Access
5 1 (0.97%) QlikView
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) JIRA
2 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.74%) Subversion
5 7 (6.80%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.85%) Toad
6 5 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.94%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) Grunt
8 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (30.10%) Banking
2 29 (28.16%) Finance
3 25 (24.27%) Front Office
4 22 (21.36%) Private Banking
5 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.88%) Games
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.94%) Law
8 2 (1.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.97%) Automotive
9 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Developer
2 13 (12.62%) Consultant
3 8 (7.77%) Analyst
3 8 (7.77%) Development Manager
3 8 (7.77%) Head of Technology
3 8 (7.77%) Salesforce Developer
4 6 (5.83%) Finance Manager
5 5 (4.85%) Applications Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Database Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Salesforce Specialist
5 5 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Broadcast Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.91%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) HTML
2 8 (7.77%) XML
3 7 (6.80%) .NET
3 7 (6.80%) SOAP
4 6 (5.83%) Apache Camel
4 6 (5.83%) JSP
4 6 (5.83%) SailPoint
4 6 (5.83%) Servlets
5 5 (4.85%) CSS
5 5 (4.85%) LDAP
5 5 (4.85%) SPML
5 5 (4.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.88%) jQuery
7 3 (2.91%) Ajax
7 3 (2.91%) JSON
7 3 (2.91%) LAMP
7 3 (2.91%) Node.js
7 3 (2.91%) Web Services
8 2 (1.94%) J2EE
8 2 (1.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Mindset
2 8 (7.77%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Wiki
3 6 (5.83%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.91%) Animation
5 3 (2.91%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.91%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.91%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.91%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.91%) VLE
6 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) Unix
2 8 (7.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (25.24%) Migration
4 22 (21.36%) Performance Management
5 20 (19.42%) Programme Management
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.56%) Workflow
8 14 (13.59%) Project Management
9 10 (9.71%) Analytics
9 10 (9.71%) Validation
10 9 (8.74%) Kanban
10 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.74%) Scrum
11 8 (7.77%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (7.77%) Design Thinking
11 8 (7.77%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (7.77%) User Stories
12 7 (6.80%) BDD
12 7 (6.80%) ERP
12 7 (6.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.62%) SQL
4 9 (8.74%) C#
4 9 (8.74%) Python
5 6 (5.83%) BeanShell
5 6 (5.83%) PHP
5 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.83%) Ruby
5 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) C
7 3 (2.91%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) ES6
9 1 (0.97%) ES7
9 1 (0.97%) KiXtart
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) CIPD
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
2 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) COSHH
2 1 (0.97%) GAAP
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
1 2 (1.94%) KVM
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) MuleSoft
4 8 (7.77%) Workday
5 7 (6.80%) Juniper
6 6 (5.83%) SAP
6 6 (5.83%) Sybase
7 5 (4.85%) IBM
7 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.85%) Perforce
7 5 (4.85%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.91%) Adobe
8 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.91%) Zend
9 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.94%) Mirantis
10 1 (0.97%) Charles River
10 1 (0.97%) Cognos
10 1 (0.97%) HP
10 1 (0.97%) TippingPoint