Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Re-Platforming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Re-Platforming over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 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.

Re-Platforming
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 697 697
Rank change year-on-year +43 0 +41
Contract jobs citing Re-Platforming 243 201 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 125 132
UK median daily rate £500 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £369 £353 £350
90th Percentile £650 £645 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £465
% change year-on-year -1.45% -7.26% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 - -

Re-Platforming 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 87363 86743 92405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.55% 83.94% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58339 57301 60015
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.75% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2010 2349 2749
UK median hourly rate £24.99 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.35 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +17.50%

Re-Platforming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Re-Platforming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Re-Platforming in the UK

Re-Platforming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Re-Platforming in the UK

Re-Platforming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Re-Platforming over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Re-Platforming in the UK

Re-Platforming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Re-Platforming in the UK

Re-Platforming
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Re-Platforming within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +20 231 £500 -2.91% 17
London +28 133 £503 -8.64% 10
UK excluding London +29 110 £425 -1.45% 7
North of England +45 39 £400 -1.54% 1
Midlands +35 22 £450 +4.35% 3
North West +9 20 £375 +3.45% 1
Yorkshire +34 19 £400 -3.03%
East of England 0 19 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +5 16 £450 +20.00% 1
South East -8 15 £481 -12.50% 2
Scotland -1 9 £413 +16.86%
West Midlands +17 5 £375 -14.29% 2
Wales +8 3 - -
South West -4 3 £355 -29.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Re-Platforming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Re-Platforming.

1 114 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (39.09%) E-Commerce
3 65 (26.75%) Retail
4 54 (22.22%) Finance
5 37 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (11.52%) TDD
8 27 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 27 (11.11%) hybris
9 25 (10.29%) User Experience
10 24 (9.88%) Java
10 24 (9.88%) .NET
11 23 (9.47%) SOA
11 23 (9.47%) Microsoft
12 20 (8.23%) CSS
12 20 (8.23%) WebSphere
12 20 (8.23%) Microservices
13 19 (7.82%) User Stories
13 19 (7.82%) Jenkins
13 19 (7.82%) BDD
13 19 (7.82%) RESTful
13 19 (7.82%) Scrum
14 18 (7.41%) Linux
14 18 (7.41%) PHP
14 18 (7.41%) Migration
14 18 (7.41%) DevOps
15 17 (7.00%) Docker
15 17 (7.00%) PaaS
15 17 (7.00%) HTML
16 16 (6.58%) SQL Server

Re-Platforming
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 20 (8.23%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.58%) CMS
3 5 (2.06%) IIS
3 5 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.82%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.82%) InDesign
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Mingle
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.00%) PaaS
3 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.06%) SaaS
5 5 (2.06%) Serverless
6 4 (1.65%) Office 365
7 3 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.23%) Route 53
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.82%) GitHub
8 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.82%) npm
8 2 (0.82%) Slack
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Network Security
2 3 (1.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.23%) SAN
2 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.82%) BGP
3 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.82%) DHCP
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.82%) LAN
3 2 (0.82%) LDAP
3 2 (0.82%) OSPF
3 2 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.82%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (0.82%) VLAN
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
3 2 (0.82%) VXLAN
3 2 (0.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.76%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.35%) MySQL
4 11 (4.53%) Redis
5 10 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.65%) Big Data
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.82%) DB2
9 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (7.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.29%) JIRA
5 6 (2.47%) Maven
6 4 (1.65%) Selenium
6 4 (1.65%) webpack
7 3 (1.23%) Babel
7 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.23%) GitLab
7 3 (1.23%) GoCD
7 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.82%) Subversion
8 2 (0.82%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (0.41%) gulp
9 1 (0.41%) Protractor
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (26.75%) Retail
2 54 (22.22%) Finance
3 16 (6.58%) Banking
4 13 (5.35%) Marketing
5 6 (2.47%) Games
6 5 (2.06%) Legal
6 5 (2.06%) Publishing
7 4 (1.65%) Law
7 4 (1.65%) Local Government
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (16.87%) Analyst
2 36 (14.81%) Developer
3 35 (14.40%) Architect
3 35 (14.40%) Business Analyst
4 33 (13.58%) Project Manager
5 19 (7.82%) Product Owner
6 15 (6.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 14 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 13 (5.35%) E-Commerce Product Owner
9 11 (4.53%) AWS Architect
9 11 (4.53%) Digital Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Digital Business Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Tester
10 10 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 9 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.70%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.88%) .NET
2 20 (8.23%) CSS
3 19 (7.82%) RESTful
4 17 (7.00%) HTML
5 16 (6.58%) Web Services
6 12 (4.94%) Node.js
7 11 (4.53%) React
8 10 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.12%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.12%) Spring
9 7 (2.88%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.88%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.47%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.06%) Angular 2
11 5 (2.06%) CSS3
11 5 (2.06%) Redux
11 5 (2.06%) Sass
12 4 (1.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) User Experience
2 14 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.06%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.65%) Fintech
6 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.41%) Linux
2 13 (5.35%) Windows
3 6 (2.47%) Android
3 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.23%) CentOS
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.82%) Unix
6 2 (0.82%) zOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (39.09%) E-Commerce
3 37 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (11.52%) TDD
5 23 (9.47%) SOA
6 20 (8.23%) Microservices
7 19 (7.82%) BDD
7 19 (7.82%) Scrum
7 19 (7.82%) User Stories
8 18 (7.41%) DevOps
8 18 (7.41%) Migration
9 15 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.17%) Multichannel Retail
9 15 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 14 (5.76%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.76%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.35%) CRM
11 13 (5.35%) Line Management
11 13 (5.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.88%) Java
3 18 (7.41%) PHP
4 14 (5.76%) SQL
5 13 (5.35%) C#
6 10 (4.12%) Ruby
7 9 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.65%) Go
8 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.65%) Python
9 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) ES6
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) Clojure
11 1 (0.41%) Elixir
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
1 3 (1.23%) PMP
2 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.82%) CCNP
2 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) QA
2 10 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.65%) PMO
4 2 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (7.00%) Docker
2 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.58%) Puppet
2 11 (4.53%) Ansible
3 9 (3.70%) Terraform
4 5 (2.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.82%) Marathon
7 2 (0.82%) Mesos
7 2 (0.82%) SCCM
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (11.11%) hybris
2 23 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.76%) ATG
4 13 (5.35%) Oracle
5 12 (4.94%) Demandware
6 8 (3.29%) IBM
7 7 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.47%) Adobe
8 6 (2.47%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.06%) SAP
10 4 (1.65%) Google
10 4 (1.65%) VMware
11 3 (1.23%) Cisco
11 3 (1.23%) Citrix
11 3 (1.23%) Northgate
12 2 (0.82%) Avaloq
12 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.82%) HP
12 2 (0.82%) New Relic
12 2 (0.82%) Optimizely