Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 688 670
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +85
Contract jobs citing Re-Platforming 196 162 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 134
UK median daily rate £500 £501 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £370 £349 £357
90th Percentile £650 £643 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.39% -14.29%
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 85,976 80,448 89,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.76% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,376 53,341 58,281
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,073 2,220 2,628
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.92% -3.85% +22.35%

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 February 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 February 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 +13 187 £500 -4.76% 19
London -9 118 £503 -8.64% 14
UK excluding London +1 78 £475 +4.11% 7
North of England +24 22 £400 -15.79% 1
Midlands +9 19 £450 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +3 13 £400 -15.79% 1
South East +2 13 £550 +4.27% 1
East of England +1 13 £556 -7.29%
East Midlands +3 10 £432 -21.50% 1
West Midlands +10 8 £475 +1.88% 2
North West -6 6 £375 -25.00%
Scotland -12 6 £413 +26.92% 2
North East +49 3 £500 +53.85%
Wales - 3 - -
South West +7 2 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 77 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.27%) E-Commerce
3 46 (23.47%) Retail
4 41 (20.92%) Finance
5 31 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (13.27%) JavaScript
8 24 (12.24%) Migration
8 24 (12.24%) hybris
8 24 (12.24%) Node.js
9 23 (11.73%) Jenkins
10 20 (10.20%) TDD
11 18 (9.18%) CSS
11 18 (9.18%) SOA
11 18 (9.18%) DevOps
11 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (9.18%) Microservices
12 17 (8.67%) HTML
12 17 (8.67%) WebSphere
13 16 (8.16%) Puppet
13 16 (8.16%) Ansible
13 16 (8.16%) Docker
14 15 (7.65%) Demandware
14 15 (7.65%) Oracle
14 15 (7.65%) Linux
14 15 (7.65%) Project Management
15 14 (7.14%) Marketing
15 14 (7.14%) PaaS
15 14 (7.14%) BDD
16 13 (6.63%) MongoDB

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 (8.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.63%) CMS
3 5 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.02%) Drupal
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.53%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.14%) PaaS
4 7 (3.57%) SaaS
5 6 (3.06%) IaaS
6 5 (2.55%) npm
7 4 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.04%) Serverless
8 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.53%) GitHub
8 3 (1.53%) Office 365
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (1.02%) Akamai
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.02%) Route 53
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) Network Security
2 3 (1.53%) Firewall
2 3 (1.53%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) BGP
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.51%) DHCP
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) OSPF
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.51%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VLAN
3 1 (0.51%) VXLAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.59%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.08%) MySQL
4 7 (3.57%) Redis
5 4 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.02%) Big Data
7 2 (1.02%) DB2
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (11.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.57%) Maven
3 7 (3.57%) webpack
4 6 (3.06%) JIRA
5 4 (2.04%) Babel
6 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.53%) GoCD
6 3 (1.53%) Mocha
7 2 (1.02%) Gradle
8 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Mockito
8 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (23.47%) Retail
2 41 (20.92%) Finance
3 14 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Legal
5 5 (2.55%) Publishing
6 4 (2.04%) Local Government
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Front Office
7 2 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Law
7 2 (1.02%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (17.35%) Project Manager
2 31 (15.82%) Analyst
3 28 (14.29%) Developer
4 26 (13.27%) Architect
5 24 (12.24%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.12%) E-Commerce Manager
6 12 (6.12%) Product Owner
7 11 (5.61%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.10%) E-Commerce Product Owner
9 9 (4.59%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 9 (4.59%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.57%) AWS Architect
11 7 (3.57%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.06%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.24%) Node.js
2 18 (9.18%) CSS
3 17 (8.67%) HTML
4 13 (6.63%) React
5 12 (6.12%) Redux
6 11 (5.61%) HTML5
7 9 (4.59%) Sass
8 8 (4.08%) Spring
9 7 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (3.57%) Gherkin
9 7 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.57%) RESTful
9 7 (3.57%) Web Services
9 7 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.06%) .NET
10 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.06%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.55%) CSS3
12 4 (2.04%) RxJS
13 3 (1.53%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) User Experience
2 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.55%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.04%) Fintech
4 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.53%) Clustering
5 3 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.53%) NHS
5 3 (1.53%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) CMDB
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Wallet
7 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Linux
2 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (1.53%) Solaris
2 3 (1.53%) Unix
3 2 (1.02%) DC/OS
3 2 (1.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) zOS
4 1 (0.51%) AIX
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (38.27%) E-Commerce
3 31 (15.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (12.24%) Migration
5 20 (10.20%) TDD
6 18 (9.18%) DevOps
6 18 (9.18%) Microservices
6 18 (9.18%) SOA
7 15 (7.65%) Project Management
8 14 (7.14%) BDD
9 13 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.61%) CRM
10 11 (5.61%) Line Management
10 11 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.61%) User Stories
11 10 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.10%) Waterfall
12 9 (4.59%) Content Management
12 9 (4.59%) Integration Testing
12 9 (4.59%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.12%) Java
3 9 (4.59%) Ruby
3 9 (4.59%) SQL
4 8 (4.08%) C#
5 4 (2.04%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) ES6
7 2 (1.02%) Go
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Clojure
8 1 (0.51%) Erlang
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) Degree
1 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
1 4 (2.04%) PMP
2 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) APMG
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
2 9 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.53%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (8.16%) Docker
2 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.16%) Ansible
1 16 (8.16%) Puppet
2 11 (5.61%) Terraform
3 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.53%) Grafana
4 3 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.02%) Marathon
5 2 (1.02%) Mesos
6 1 (0.51%) Consul
6 1 (0.51%) Packer
6 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) hybris
2 15 (7.65%) Demandware
2 15 (7.65%) Oracle
3 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.12%) ATG
5 9 (4.59%) IBM
6 7 (3.57%) Google
7 6 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.55%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.04%) Adobe
10 3 (1.53%) Citrix
10 3 (1.53%) HP
10 3 (1.53%) Northgate
10 3 (1.53%) SAP
10 3 (1.53%) VMware
11 2 (1.02%) Avaloq
11 2 (1.02%) New Relic
11 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.02%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) Sun