Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Renewable Energy in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Renewable Energy over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Renewable Energy
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 688 513 783
Rank change year-on-year -175 +270 +110
Contract jobs citing Renewable Energy 124 18 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.058% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 11 43
10th Percentile £314 £413 £376
25th Percentile £476 £563 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £625 £575
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +8.70% +13.58%
75th Percentile £716 £700 £625
90th Percentile £788 £875 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £394
% change year-on-year -12.82% +23.81% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £67.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £67.50 -

Renewable Energy is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 25,096 9,825 24,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.81% 31.51% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,604 6,673 15,972
10th Percentile £305 £263 £265
25th Percentile £413 £369 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £606 £581
90th Percentile £725 £723 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 318 861
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.68
25th Percentile £15.03 £16.40 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.00% +31.13% +2.50%
75th Percentile £49.63 £45.19 £46.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £57.88 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.45 £23.20 £19.03
% change year-on-year -11.85% +21.91% +0.16%

Renewable Energy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Renewable Energy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Renewable Energy.

Daily rate trend for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Renewable Energy over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Renewable Energy.

Hourly rate trend for Renewable Energy in the UK

Renewable Energy
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Renewable Energy within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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 -156 112 £650 +4.00% 172
London -143 70 £650 -3.70% 39
UK excluding London -119 44 £425 -12.82% 167
North of England -61 20 £401 -5.71% 29
Work from Home -216 17 £375 +25.00% 16
South East -85 15 - - 28
North West - 11 £423 - 14
North East -7 5 £336 -20.94% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £550 - 11
Scotland -81 3 £425 - 32
South West - 3 - - 34
East of England - 3 - - 14

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Renewable Energy 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 Renewable Energy.

1 83 (66.94%) Social Skills
2 62 (50.00%) Finance
3 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (41.94%) Presentation Skills
5 40 (32.26%) Life Science
5 40 (32.26%) Automotive
6 32 (25.81%) Azure
7 27 (21.77%) AWS
8 26 (20.97%) Analytics
9 23 (18.55%) Microservices
10 20 (16.13%) Degree
11 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
11 18 (14.52%) Project Management
11 18 (14.52%) SQL
11 18 (14.52%) Python
11 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (13.71%) Visualisation
13 16 (12.90%) B2B
13 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
14 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
14 15 (12.10%) Kubernetes
14 15 (12.10%) Decision-Making
14 15 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.48%) Scrum
16 12 (9.68%) C#
16 12 (9.68%) C++
16 12 (9.68%) Project Delivery

Renewable Energy
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 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.23%) Confluence
4 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Headless CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Luigi
6 1 (0.81%) Documentum
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.42%) Sketch
6 2 (1.61%) Figma
6 2 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.61%) Simulink
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.81%) InVision
7 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.81%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.42%) BASE24
3 3 (2.42%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.61%) Maximo
4 2 (1.61%) Primavera
4 2 (1.61%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.81%) Azure
2 27 (21.77%) AWS
3 11 (8.87%) GCP
4 10 (8.06%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (6.45%) Power Platform
6 7 (5.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 7 (5.65%) Azure Functions
6 7 (5.65%) Serverless
7 6 (4.84%) GitHub
8 5 (4.03%) Apigee
8 5 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.03%) Azure Logic Apps
8 5 (4.03%) Azure Storage
8 5 (4.03%) OpenShift
9 4 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (2.42%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.42%) SaaS
11 2 (1.61%) Miro
11 2 (1.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.81%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) RTSP
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.61%) Skype
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) SMTP
4 1 (0.81%) SNMP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) Power BI
2 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.61%) Azkaban
6 2 (1.61%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.61%) Dremio
6 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.61%) Spark SQL
7 1 (0.81%) EDMS
7 1 (0.81%) MS Access
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.61%) GitLab
2 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.81%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 83 (66.94%) Social Skills
2 62 (50.00%) Finance
3 52 (41.94%) Presentation Skills
4 40 (32.26%) Automotive
5 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (8.87%) Public Sector
7 9 (7.26%) Retail
8 6 (4.84%) Legal
9 5 (4.03%) Billing
10 4 (3.23%) Advertising
10 4 (3.23%) German Language
10 4 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
11 3 (2.42%) Dutch Language
11 3 (2.42%) Social Housing
12 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
12 2 (1.61%) Games
12 2 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.81%) Analyst
2 16 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Architect
3 15 (12.10%) Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.65%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Analytics Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Data Analytics Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.23%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) Node.js
2 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.84%) Pandas
3 6 (4.84%) REST
4 5 (4.03%) CSS
4 5 (4.03%) Kafka
5 4 (3.23%) .NET
5 4 (3.23%) NumPy
5 4 (3.23%) scikit-learn
5 4 (3.23%) Web Services
6 3 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.42%) GraphQL
6 3 (2.42%) PySpark
7 2 (1.61%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.61%) ARM Templates
7 2 (1.61%) gRPC
7 2 (1.61%) React
7 2 (1.61%) React Native
7 2 (1.61%) RESTful
7 2 (1.61%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.26%) Life Science
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
3 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.45%) Cloud Native
5 7 (5.65%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (5.65%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.61%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.61%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.61%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.61%) PMI
7 2 (1.61%) Social Media
7 2 (1.61%) Verilog
7 2 (1.61%) VHDL
8 1 (0.81%) Robotics
8 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Linux
1 2 (1.61%) VMS
1 2 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.97%) Analytics
3 23 (18.55%) Microservices
4 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
4 18 (14.52%) Project Management
5 17 (13.71%) Visualisation
6 16 (12.90%) B2B
7 15 (12.10%) Decision-Making
7 15 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.48%) Scrum
8 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.68%) DevOps
9 12 (9.68%) Project Delivery
10 11 (8.87%) ERP
10 11 (8.87%) Full Stack Development
10 11 (8.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) Python
1 18 (14.52%) SQL
2 12 (9.68%) C#
2 12 (9.68%) C++
3 11 (8.87%) C
4 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.45%) Go
6 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.84%) Java
8 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.42%) Java 11
10 3 (2.42%) Java 8
10 3 (2.42%) Scala
11 2 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) Rust
12 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.23%) PMP
4 3 (2.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) PMO
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) GDPR
4 2 (1.61%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.61%) P3O
4 2 (1.61%) WCAG
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.61%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.81%) Grafana
3 1 (0.81%) Istio
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Google
3 9 (7.26%) SAP
4 6 (4.84%) BiZZdesign
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.03%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.42%) IFS
6 3 (2.42%) NCR
7 2 (1.61%) Databricks
7 2 (1.61%) Planview
7 2 (1.61%) PTC
7 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.61%) Sun
7 2 (1.61%) Yardi
8 1 (0.81%) Adaptive Insights
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Freshdesk
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper
8 1 (0.81%) Northgate