Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stakeholder Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 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.

Stakeholder Management
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 27 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 4,471 6,594 7,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.59% 6.77% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 7.74% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,882 4,368 5,353
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £316 £323 £317
90th Percentile £669 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 46 45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £15.90 £14.11 £14.75
90th Percentile £56.45 £75.10 £55.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.45% -6.29%

Stakeholder Management 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 57,657 85,156 86,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.03% 87.36% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,252 56,319 57,965
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,908 2,208 2,119
UK median hourly rate £23.56 £23.86 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% -0.59% -2.04%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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 +5 4,074 £488 +2.63% 808
UK excluding London +1 2,579 £450 - 578
London +1 1,767 £525 +5.00% 272
South East +11 808 £475 - 126
North of England -4 563 £450 +5.88% 172
Midlands +2 378 £425 -5.56% 118
South West -5 308 £450 - 68
North West -5 288 £441 -1.45% 98
West Midlands +2 250 £425 -3.41% 73
Scotland -13 243 £425 - 33
Yorkshire -1 239 £448 +5.29% 60
East of England +1 204 £460 -3.16% 44
East Midlands +4 122 £425 -5.56% 44
Wales +3 62 £415 -12.63% 10
North East -2 35 £450 +12.50% 14
Northern Ireland +12 12 £430 +23.74% 8
Channel Islands -7 3 £388 -40.38%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management 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 Stakeholder Management.

1 1,370 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1,080 (24.16%) Finance
3 829 (18.54%) Project Management
4 527 (11.79%) Microsoft
5 444 (9.93%) Azure
6 427 (9.55%) Migration
7 392 (8.77%) Analytics
8 382 (8.54%) Project Delivery
9 377 (8.43%) Public Sector
10 369 (8.25%) Scrum
11 368 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
12 366 (8.19%) PRINCE2
13 363 (8.12%) Security Cleared
14 348 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
15 341 (7.63%) Change Management
16 340 (7.60%) Business Analysis
17 304 (6.80%) SQL
18 295 (6.60%) SAP
19 280 (6.26%) DevOps
20 277 (6.20%) AWS
21 276 (6.17%) SC Cleared
22 272 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
23 267 (5.97%) Retail
24 266 (5.95%) Banking
25 256 (5.73%) ITIL
26 237 (5.30%) Oracle
27 234 (5.23%) Waterfall
28 233 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
29 231 (5.17%) Degree
30 221 (4.94%) JIRA

Stakeholder Management
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
1 146 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 103 (2.30%) Confluence
3 50 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 48 (1.07%) CMS
5 31 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 27 (0.60%) SAS
7 26 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.51%) Apache
10 15 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.20%) Anypoint
11 9 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.16%) JBoss
14 6 (0.13%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Fuse
15 5 (0.11%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.11%) Jupyter
16 4 (0.089%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 212 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 140 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 111 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 79 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.27%) Sketch
8 11 (0.25%) Chatbot
8 11 (0.25%) InVision
9 5 (0.11%) Figma
9 5 (0.11%) UserZoom
10 4 (0.089%) Open Workbench
10 4 (0.089%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.067%) Simulink
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.045%) Maya
Business Applications
1 73 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 72 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.34%) Maximo
7 15 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.27%) SAP HR
11 11 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.18%) SAP BPC
12 8 (0.18%) SAP SD
13 7 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 444 (9.93%) Azure
2 277 (6.20%) AWS
3 155 (3.47%) Office 365
4 144 (3.22%) Power Platform
5 88 (1.97%) SaaS
6 85 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 49 (1.10%) GCP
8 41 (0.92%) PaaS
9 39 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
11 32 (0.72%) IaaS
12 31 (0.69%) Google Analytics
13 19 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (0.40%) OneDrive
15 16 (0.36%) GitHub
15 16 (0.36%) PowerApps
15 16 (0.36%) Slack
16 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Flow
17 11 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
17 11 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.48%) Firewall
2 45 (1.01%) WAN
3 40 (0.89%) LAN
4 31 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
5 29 (0.65%) Network Security
6 26 (0.58%) 4G
7 24 (0.54%) 3G
7 24 (0.54%) Internet
8 23 (0.51%) DNS
9 22 (0.49%) 5G
10 21 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (0.45%) VoIP
11 20 (0.45%) VPN
12 19 (0.42%) SAN
13 18 (0.40%) Skype
14 15 (0.34%) DHCP
15 14 (0.31%) Ethernet
15 14 (0.31%) Unified Communications
16 13 (0.29%) Intranet
16 13 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (2.95%) Power BI
2 115 (2.57%) Big Data
2 115 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (2.51%) SQL Server
4 59 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 43 (0.96%) Data Lake
6 35 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 28 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.47%) SAP BW
11 20 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 18 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 16 (0.36%) SAP HANA
13 16 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.34%) HBase
14 15 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 221 (4.94%) JIRA
2 70 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 65 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 37 (0.83%) Selenium
5 25 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 18 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 18 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.38%) Maven
7 17 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (0.36%) JMeter
9 15 (0.34%) Postman
10 13 (0.29%) IBM UrbanCode
10 13 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (0.27%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.18%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.18%) REST Assured
13 8 (0.18%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 1,080 (24.16%) Finance
2 377 (8.43%) Public Sector
3 267 (5.97%) Retail
4 266 (5.95%) Banking
5 168 (3.76%) Marketing
6 162 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 108 (2.42%) Legal
8 104 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 47 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 45 (1.01%) Billing
12 43 (0.96%) Advertising
13 40 (0.89%) Local Government
14 30 (0.67%) Law
14 30 (0.67%) Publishing
15 26 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 23 (0.51%) Automotive
16 23 (0.51%) Front Office
17 21 (0.47%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 925 (20.69%) Project Manager
2 912 (20.40%) Analyst
3 632 (14.14%) Business Analyst
4 493 (11.03%) Architect
5 240 (5.37%) Consultant
6 206 (4.61%) Developer
7 185 (4.14%) IT Manager
8 163 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
9 138 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
10 124 (2.77%) Programme Manager
11 121 (2.71%) Senior Manager
12 107 (2.39%) Data Analyst
13 103 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
14 98 (2.19%) Change Manager
15 90 (2.01%) Designer
16 85 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
17 83 (1.86%) Senior Project Manager
18 77 (1.72%) Data Business Analyst
19 70 (1.57%) Business Manager
20 69 (1.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (2.39%) .NET
2 76 (1.70%) Web Services
3 74 (1.66%) XML
4 50 (1.12%) REST
5 49 (1.10%) HTML
6 46 (1.03%) SOAP
7 44 (0.98%) CSS
8 41 (0.92%) Kafka
9 40 (0.89%) Middleware
10 37 (0.83%) Node.js
11 34 (0.76%) JSON
11 34 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
12 28 (0.63%) Velocity
13 22 (0.49%) React
14 20 (0.45%) ASP.NET
14 20 (0.45%) Spring
15 18 (0.40%) jQuery
15 18 (0.40%) OpenID
16 17 (0.38%) J2EE
16 17 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 368 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (3.87%) User Experience
3 137 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 118 (2.64%) Data Centre
5 81 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
6 79 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (1.32%) NHS
8 51 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 47 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 36 (0.81%) PMI
11 35 (0.78%) FMCG
12 29 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 28 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.56%) CMDB
15 23 (0.51%) Equities
15 23 (0.51%) Mobile App
15 23 (0.51%) PKI
16 21 (0.47%) Social Media
17 18 (0.40%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 220 (4.92%) Windows
2 83 (1.86%) Windows 10
3 80 (1.79%) Linux
4 75 (1.68%) Unix
5 34 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.22%) Android
7 10 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.11%) Debian
10 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.089%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.067%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.067%) Solaris
13 2 (0.045%) AIX
13 2 (0.045%) CentOS
13 2 (0.045%) VMS
13 2 (0.045%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,370 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (18.54%) Project Management
3 427 (9.55%) Migration
4 392 (8.77%) Analytics
5 382 (8.54%) Project Delivery
6 369 (8.25%) Scrum
7 366 (8.19%) PRINCE2
8 348 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
9 341 (7.63%) Change Management
10 340 (7.60%) Business Analysis
11 280 (6.26%) DevOps
12 272 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
13 256 (5.73%) ITIL
14 234 (5.23%) Waterfall
15 233 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 221 (4.94%) Decision-Making
17 219 (4.90%) Risk Management
18 211 (4.72%) CRM
19 186 (4.16%) ERP
20 177 (3.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 304 (6.80%) SQL
2 199 (4.45%) Java
3 150 (3.35%) Python
4 76 (1.70%) C
5 65 (1.45%) C#
6 64 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 42 (0.94%) PowerShell
7 42 (0.94%) R
8 37 (0.83%) Scala
9 24 (0.54%) Ruby
10 22 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 20 (0.45%) VBA
12 15 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 15 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.31%) C++
14 13 (0.29%) PHP
15 9 (0.20%) ES6
15 9 (0.20%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.18%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 363 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 276 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 231 (5.17%) Degree
4 87 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 85 (1.90%) PMP
6 68 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 59 (1.32%) ISEB
8 47 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 46 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 42 (0.94%) CISSP
11 35 (0.78%) CISM
11 35 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 25 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.45%) APMP
13 20 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (0.34%) CISA
15 15 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (4.81%) PMO
2 92 (2.06%) QA
3 70 (1.57%) GDPR
3 70 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.05%) SLA
5 43 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.54%) COBIT
8 21 (0.47%) NIST
9 20 (0.45%) IFRS
10 18 (0.40%) NCSC
11 14 (0.31%) MiFID
12 11 (0.25%) IFRS 9
13 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.22%) HL7
14 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.13%) PSD2
15 6 (0.13%) RMADS
16 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.14%) Docker
4 19 (0.42%) vSphere
5 16 (0.36%) HDFS
6 15 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 12 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.18%) XenApp
9 7 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.089%) vCloud
11 3 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.045%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.045%) NDS
12 2 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (1.03%) Ansible
1 46 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 40 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (0.89%) Puppet
2 40 (0.89%) Terraform
3 15 (0.34%) SCCM
4 13 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.20%) Salt
6 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.16%) Packer
7 6 (0.13%) TeamSite
7 6 (0.13%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (0.11%) WSUS
9 4 (0.089%) CASB
9 4 (0.089%) Kibana
9 4 (0.089%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.067%) PaperCut
10 3 (0.067%) Rancher
Vendors
1 527 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 295 (6.60%) SAP
3 237 (5.30%) Oracle
4 150 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (1.83%) VMware
6 77 (1.72%) Google
7 74 (1.66%) Tableau
8 57 (1.27%) ServiceNow
9 49 (1.10%) Adobe
10 45 (1.01%) Cisco
11 41 (0.92%) Citrix
12 36 (0.81%) webMethods
12 36 (0.81%) Workday
13 33 (0.74%) IBM
14 31 (0.69%) CheckPoint
15 27 (0.60%) Ariba
15 27 (0.60%) Remedy
16 26 (0.58%) Cloudera
17 25 (0.56%) Informatica
18 19 (0.42%) Dell