Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 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.

Re-Platforming
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 658 662
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Re-Platforming 241 209 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 161 147
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £340
90th Percentile £663 £613 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 87,148 83,863 91,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.18% 85.61% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,559 55,300 60,452
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
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 2,397 2,071 2,392
UK median hourly rate £20.65 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +6.67% +3.45%
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 £23.39
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.62% +6.31%

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 23 September 2018.

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 15 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 23 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 +6 209 £500 +3.36% 46
London +33 153 £503 +0.45% 23
UK excluding London -28 87 £425 - 23
Scotland +14 27 £425 +13.33%
North of England -33 24 £388 +1.97% 8
North West -19 15 £400 +3.23% 8
Midlands -25 10 £370 -7.50% 6
East of England -6 9 £525 -1.87% 2
South East -23 9 £450 +5.88% 5
West Midlands -25 9 £370 +5.71% 6
Yorkshire -15 8 - -
Wales -14 4 £500 -
South West -16 4 £500 +28.21% 2
East Midlands -10 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Re-Platforming 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 Re-Platforming.

1 113 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.09%) Migration
4 42 (17.43%) E-Commerce
5 41 (17.01%) Scrum
5 41 (17.01%) Retail
6 40 (16.60%) Java
7 38 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (14.94%) TDD
9 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (12.86%) Oracle
11 30 (12.45%) DevOps
12 29 (12.03%) Finance
13 28 (11.62%) SQL
13 28 (11.62%) Waterfall
14 27 (11.20%) Project Management
15 26 (10.79%) Python
15 26 (10.79%) Microservices
16 25 (10.37%) CSS
17 24 (9.96%) User Experience
18 23 (9.54%) Data Migration
19 22 (9.13%) React
20 21 (8.71%) Node.js
20 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
21 20 (8.30%) CRM
21 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
22 19 (7.88%) HTML
22 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
22 19 (7.88%) Analytics

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 17 (7.05%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.07%) CMS
6 4 (1.66%) Apache
6 4 (1.66%) WildFly
7 2 (0.83%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.66%) InVision
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.41%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.90%) PaaS
4 6 (2.49%) IaaS
4 6 (2.49%) npm
4 6 (2.49%) Yarn
5 5 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.07%) SaaS
6 3 (1.24%) Office 365
6 3 (1.24%) Serverless
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.83%) Route 53
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) SMS
2 6 (2.49%) Firewall
3 4 (1.66%) Internet
4 3 (1.24%) DHCP
5 2 (0.83%) VPN
5 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.41%) DMZ
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) Adabas
3 9 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.90%) MySQL
5 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.49%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.07%) Informix
8 4 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (1.66%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.66%) Big Data
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.24%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.47%) webpack
3 14 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.15%) Mocha
5 7 (2.90%) Babel
6 5 (2.07%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.07%) JIRA
6 5 (2.07%) JUnit
6 5 (2.07%) Mockito
7 4 (1.66%) Gradle
7 4 (1.66%) Protractor
7 4 (1.66%) Selenium
7 4 (1.66%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.66%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.24%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.83%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.83%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.41%) fastlane
General
1 41 (17.01%) Retail
2 29 (12.03%) Finance
3 11 (4.56%) Banking
4 6 (2.49%) Games
4 6 (2.49%) Publishing
5 4 (1.66%) Back Office
6 3 (1.24%) Law
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (19.09%) Developer
2 41 (17.01%) Architect
3 40 (16.60%) Analyst
4 39 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 32 (13.28%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (6.22%) Data Architect
7 15 (6.22%) Migration Manager
8 14 (5.81%) Migration Project Manager
8 14 (5.81%) React Developer
9 12 (4.98%) Data Migration Manager
9 12 (4.98%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 10 (4.15%) Data Manager
10 10 (4.15%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.32%) DBA
11 8 (3.32%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.90%) Node.js Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.37%) CSS
2 22 (9.13%) React
3 21 (8.71%) Node.js
4 19 (7.88%) HTML
5 18 (7.47%) Redux
6 17 (7.05%) .NET
7 13 (5.39%) HTML5
8 12 (4.98%) CSS3
8 12 (4.98%) Spring
9 11 (4.56%) Enzyme
9 11 (4.56%) GraphQL
10 10 (4.15%) Chai
10 10 (4.15%) Kafka
11 6 (2.49%) J2EE
11 6 (2.49%) RESTful
12 5 (2.07%) Jest
12 5 (2.07%) React Native
12 5 (2.07%) Sass
12 5 (2.07%) Web Services
13 4 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.96%) User Experience
2 14 (5.81%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.39%) Cloud Native
4 12 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.90%) Fintech
8 7 (2.90%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (2.90%) Video on Demand
9 6 (2.49%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.49%) FMCG
10 4 (1.66%) Digital Wallet
10 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.24%) Clustering
11 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.83%) Online Games
12 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.05%) Windows
2 11 (4.56%) Linux
3 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.09%) Migration
3 42 (17.43%) E-Commerce
4 41 (17.01%) Scrum
5 36 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (14.94%) TDD
6 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (12.45%) DevOps
8 28 (11.62%) Waterfall
9 27 (11.20%) Project Management
10 26 (10.79%) Microservices
11 23 (9.54%) Data Migration
12 20 (8.30%) CRM
12 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.88%) Analytics
14 18 (7.47%) User Stories
15 17 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (7.05%) Test Automation
16 15 (6.22%) Data Analytics
17 14 (5.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
2 40 (16.60%) Java
3 28 (11.62%) SQL
4 26 (10.79%) Python
5 12 (4.98%) Natural
6 10 (4.15%) ES6
7 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.24%) C#
9 3 (1.24%) Go
10 2 (0.83%) F#
10 2 (0.83%) Java 8
10 2 (0.83%) PHP
10 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
10 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.83%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.41%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.56%) Degree
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.24%) APMP
5 3 (1.24%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) APMG
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.22%) QA
2 12 (4.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.66%) GDPR
3 4 (1.66%) PMO
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Docker
2 7 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.66%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) Ansible
2 14 (5.81%) Terraform
3 5 (2.07%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.66%) Grafana
4 4 (1.66%) SCOM
5 3 (1.24%) Kibana
5 3 (1.24%) logstash
5 3 (1.24%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.83%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.41%) Salt
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (12.86%) Oracle
2 12 (4.98%) Software AG
3 10 (4.15%) IBM
4 9 (3.73%) hybris
4 9 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.49%) VMware
6 5 (2.07%) Google
6 5 (2.07%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.66%) ATG
7 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.66%) SAP
8 3 (1.24%) Avaloq
8 3 (1.24%) HP
8 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.83%) Demandware
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.41%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.41%) Sophos
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec
10 1 (0.41%) webMethods