Period
to 18 December 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 18 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.

Re-Platforming
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 665 688
Rank change year-on-year +59 +23 +27
Contract jobs citing Re-Platforming 305 236 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 194 126
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -1.48% +1.50%
10th Percentile £355 £369 £354
90th Percentile £633 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £444
% change year-on-year -5.88% -4.23% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 91,003 88,700 86,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.79% 85.87% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,238 59,225 57,246
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,336 2,067 2,452
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.60 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.10% +11.11% -

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 18 December 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 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 18 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 +42 269 £495 -1.00% 44
London +65 171 £500 -0.50% 27
UK excluding London -2 133 £400 -5.88% 17
South East +10 34 £513 +7.89% 2
Scotland +17 30 £425 +3.03%
North of England -20 28 £433 +10.90% 11
Midlands -9 22 £370 -17.78%
West Midlands -13 22 £370 -1.33%
North West -5 20 £460 +22.67% 10
East of England -20 8 £538 -2.27% 2
Yorkshire -18 7 £375 -6.25%
South West -21 7 £433 +21.83% 2
Wales -26 5 £500 -
North East - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.21%) Retail
3 73 (23.93%) E-Commerce
4 53 (17.38%) Scrum
5 50 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (15.74%) Migration
7 45 (14.75%) Windows
8 44 (14.43%) JavaScript
9 43 (14.10%) Java
9 43 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (12.46%) TDD
12 37 (12.13%) Oracle
12 37 (12.13%) DevOps
13 35 (11.48%) SQL
14 34 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (10.82%) Active Directory
15 33 (10.82%) Finance
16 32 (10.49%) Microservices
17 29 (9.51%) Analytics
18 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
19 26 (8.52%) CSS
20 25 (8.20%) .NET
21 24 (7.87%) CRM
21 24 (7.87%) Office 365
22 23 (7.54%) HTML
22 23 (7.54%) User Experience
22 23 (7.54%) Windows Server
23 22 (7.21%) Data Modelling
23 22 (7.21%) Python

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 (5.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.30%) CMS
2 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.97%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.66%) WildFly
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.98%) InVision
2 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Magento
2 7 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.87%) Office 365
4 19 (6.23%) PaaS
5 13 (4.26%) IaaS
6 7 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.97%) npm
7 6 (1.97%) SaaS
7 6 (1.97%) Yarn
8 5 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.66%) GitHub
10 2 (0.66%) Serverless
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.33%) Route 53
11 1 (0.33%) Slack
11 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.89%) Firewall
2 14 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (3.93%) VPN
4 9 (2.95%) Internet
5 8 (2.62%) LAN
5 8 (2.62%) WAN
6 7 (2.30%) DHCP
7 4 (1.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.66%) SAN
9 1 (0.33%) DMZ
9 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.33%) Network Security
9 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.33%) Skype
9 1 (0.33%) SMS
9 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (2.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.62%) MySQL
5 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.97%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.97%) Informix
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (1.31%) Big Data
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.98%) InfluxDB
8 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.23%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.26%) webpack
4 8 (2.62%) JIRA
5 7 (2.30%) Babel
5 7 (2.30%) Mocha
6 5 (1.64%) Selenium
7 3 (0.98%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.66%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.66%) ERwin
8 2 (0.66%) Gatling
8 2 (0.66%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.66%) JUnit
8 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.66%) ProC
8 2 (0.66%) QUnit
8 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (27.21%) Retail
2 33 (10.82%) Finance
3 15 (4.92%) Banking
4 9 (2.95%) Marketing
5 7 (2.30%) Games
6 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.64%) Publishing
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (17.05%) Architect
1 52 (17.05%) Developer
2 50 (16.39%) Analyst
3 45 (14.75%) Project Manager
4 40 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (4.92%) React Developer
7 14 (4.59%) Digital Analyst
7 14 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.26%) Digital Business Analyst
8 13 (4.26%) Project Engineer
9 12 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (3.61%) Server Engineer
10 11 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.28%) Azure Architect
11 10 (3.28%) Magento Developer
11 10 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (3.28%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.52%) CSS
2 25 (8.20%) .NET
3 23 (7.54%) HTML
4 18 (5.90%) React
5 16 (5.25%) Node.js
6 15 (4.92%) Redux
7 11 (3.61%) Enzyme
8 9 (2.95%) HTML5
8 9 (2.95%) Velocity
9 8 (2.62%) CSS3
9 8 (2.62%) GraphQL
10 7 (2.30%) Chai
11 6 (1.97%) React Native
11 6 (1.97%) Sass
11 6 (1.97%) Spring
11 6 (1.97%) Web Services
12 5 (1.64%) Jest
12 5 (1.64%) jQuery
12 5 (1.64%) Kafka
13 4 (1.31%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.54%) User Experience
2 21 (6.89%) FMCG
3 17 (5.57%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.92%) Cloud Native
5 12 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.61%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.30%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.31%) PMI
12 3 (0.98%) AS400
12 3 (0.98%) Clustering
12 3 (0.98%) iPhone
12 3 (0.98%) Life Science
12 3 (0.98%) NHS
12 3 (0.98%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.75%) Windows
2 23 (7.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.92%) Linux
4 10 (3.28%) Unix
5 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.30%) Android
7 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) OS/400
11 1 (0.33%) Android TV
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) tvOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (23.93%) E-Commerce
3 53 (17.38%) Scrum
4 50 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (15.74%) Migration
6 38 (12.46%) TDD
7 37 (12.13%) DevOps
8 34 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.49%) Microservices
10 29 (9.51%) Analytics
11 24 (7.87%) CRM
12 22 (7.21%) Data Modelling
13 21 (6.89%) Test Automation
13 21 (6.89%) User Stories
14 20 (6.56%) Waterfall
15 17 (5.57%) Data Analytics
15 17 (5.57%) Project Management
16 15 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (4.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.43%) JavaScript
2 43 (14.10%) Java
3 35 (11.48%) SQL
4 22 (7.21%) Python
5 16 (5.25%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.61%) ES6
7 7 (2.30%) C#
8 6 (1.97%) C
8 6 (1.97%) PHP
9 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) Scala
10 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.66%) F#
11 2 (0.66%) Go
11 2 (0.66%) Ruby
11 2 (0.66%) VB
11 2 (0.66%) VBScript
12 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.61%) Degree
2 8 (2.62%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.30%) ISEB
3 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.30%) PMP
4 5 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.31%) APMP
5 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.90%) QA
2 8 (2.62%) PMO
3 7 (2.30%) GDPR
4 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.56%) Docker
3 11 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.31%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.93%) Ansible
2 10 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.30%) Terraform
4 5 (1.64%) Grafana
4 5 (1.64%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.31%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.66%) Kibana
6 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.66%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.33%) Consul
7 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Mesos
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) Rancher
7 1 (0.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 37 (12.13%) Oracle
2 18 (5.90%) IBM
3 17 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.92%) VMware
5 9 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.62%) SAP
7 7 (2.30%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.97%) Demandware
8 6 (1.97%) hybris
9 5 (1.64%) Citrix
9 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.31%) Twitter
10 4 (1.31%) webMethods
11 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.98%) Splunk
11 3 (0.98%) Tableau
12 2 (0.66%) Adobe
12 2 (0.66%) ATG
12 2 (0.66%) Avaloq
12 2 (0.66%) Google