Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 669 669
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +31
Contract jobs citing Re-Platforming 198 168 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 115 153
UK median daily rate £500 £493 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +6.49% +2.78%
10th Percentile £381 £359 £348
90th Percentile £638 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 85,859 77,642 89,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.79% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,602 50,789 59,049
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,079 2,258
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 June 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 23 June 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 -6 187 £500 - 34
London -2 139 £503 -4.29% 24
UK excluding London -59 58 £475 +11.76% 13
North of England -29 23 £450 -16.28% 4
North West -30 11 £450 -28.00% 4
Scotland -42 10 £425 +17.24% 3
Yorkshire -12 9 - -
East of England +5 8 £500 -6.54% 1
Midlands -30 7 £444 +7.70% 4
South East -34 7 £525 +25.37% 1
West Midlands -18 4 £513 +57.69% 2
South West +3 3 £513 +31.41%
East Midlands -13 3 £282 -33.71% 2
North East - 3 £500 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 84 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.71%) JavaScript
3 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
4 38 (19.19%) Migration
5 37 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (15.66%) Node.js
6 31 (15.66%) DevOps
7 29 (14.65%) Finance
8 27 (13.64%) Oracle
9 26 (13.13%) CSS
10 24 (12.12%) HTML
10 24 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.62%) Project Management
11 23 (11.62%) Microservices
12 22 (11.11%) React
12 22 (11.11%) Scrum
12 22 (11.11%) Java
12 22 (11.11%) Retail
13 21 (10.61%) SQL
13 21 (10.61%) HTML5
13 21 (10.61%) Redux
14 20 (10.10%) Waterfall
14 20 (10.10%) Docker
14 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
15 19 (9.60%) SC Cleared
15 19 (9.60%) Ansible
15 19 (9.60%) Jenkins
16 18 (9.09%) Terraform
16 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
17 17 (8.59%) Data Migration

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 9 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.04%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.03%) Apache
4 6 (3.03%) CMS
5 4 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.52%) WildFly
7 2 (1.01%) JBoss
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.51%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.55%) npm
3 9 (4.55%) PaaS
3 9 (4.55%) SaaS
4 8 (4.04%) IaaS
5 7 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.03%) Office 365
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.01%) Route 53
7 2 (1.01%) Serverless
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.01%) Yarn
8 1 (0.51%) GitHub
8 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) SMS
2 6 (3.03%) Firewall
2 6 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.06%) Adabas
2 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.02%) MySQL
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.52%) Big Data
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.01%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.01%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (9.60%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.59%) webpack
4 13 (6.57%) Mocha
5 8 (4.04%) JIRA
6 7 (3.54%) Gradle
7 6 (3.03%) JUnit
7 6 (3.03%) Mockito
8 4 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.02%) Protractor
8 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.01%) Babel
10 2 (1.01%) Maven
10 2 (1.01%) Subversion
11 1 (0.51%) Ant
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.51%) Log4j
11 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 22 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (3.54%) Banking
4 6 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (2.02%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Publishing
7 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (19.19%) Project Manager
2 32 (16.16%) Analyst
3 31 (15.66%) Architect
4 30 (15.15%) Developer
5 22 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
7 12 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.56%) Data Manager
8 11 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
8 11 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 11 (5.56%) Migration Manager
8 11 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
9 10 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) E-Commerce Manager
9 10 (5.05%) Senior Manager
10 9 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
11 8 (4.04%) Data Architect
12 7 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
13 6 (3.03%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.66%) Node.js
2 26 (13.13%) CSS
3 24 (12.12%) HTML
4 22 (11.11%) React
5 21 (10.61%) HTML5
5 21 (10.61%) Redux
6 15 (7.58%) CSS3
7 13 (6.57%) Chai
7 13 (6.57%) Spring
8 11 (5.56%) Enzyme
8 11 (5.56%) Sass
9 10 (5.05%) Jest
9 10 (5.05%) Kafka
10 8 (4.04%) koa
11 7 (3.54%) Web Services
12 6 (3.03%) .NET
12 6 (3.03%) WireMock
13 5 (2.53%) GraphQL
13 5 (2.53%) J2EE
13 5 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (7.07%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.05%) Fintech
3 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.54%) Clustering
4 7 (3.54%) Digital Wallet
4 7 (3.54%) User Experience
5 5 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.01%) Online Games
8 2 (1.01%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (2.53%) Solaris
3 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) HPUX
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) E-Commerce
3 38 (19.19%) Migration
4 31 (15.66%) DevOps
5 24 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.62%) Microservices
6 23 (11.62%) Project Management
7 22 (11.11%) Scrum
8 20 (10.10%) Waterfall
9 17 (8.59%) Data Migration
9 17 (8.59%) TDD
10 14 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.57%) CRM
11 13 (6.57%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.06%) Data Reconciliation
12 12 (6.06%) Kanban
13 11 (5.56%) BDD
13 11 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.05%) Data Architecture
14 10 (5.05%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.11%) Java
3 21 (10.61%) SQL
4 12 (6.06%) Natural
5 11 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (2.53%) ES6
7 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.01%) C#
8 2 (1.01%) Go
8 2 (1.01%) Java 8
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) Clojure
9 1 (0.51%) Erlang
9 1 (0.51%) Groovy
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.56%) Degree
4 8 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PMP
5 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) APMG
6 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.05%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) GCP
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) Docker
2 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.02%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) Ansible
2 18 (9.09%) Terraform
3 5 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.53%) Puppet
4 4 (2.02%) Kibana
4 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.52%) logstash
6 2 (1.01%) Consul
6 2 (1.01%) Grafana
6 2 (1.01%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.01%) Packer
7 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.51%) Mesos
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.51%) Rancher
7 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (13.64%) Oracle
2 12 (6.06%) Software AG
3 10 (5.05%) hybris
4 9 (4.55%) Google
5 7 (3.54%) ATG
6 6 (3.03%) Citrix
6 6 (3.03%) Demandware
6 6 (3.03%) VMware
7 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.02%) Adobe
8 4 (2.02%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) HP
9 3 (1.52%) IBM
9 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.51%) NetCracker
10 1 (0.51%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) Veritas