Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7,432 2,688 4,843
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 6.43% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 7.37% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,246 1,902 3,252
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £625 £580 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 65 118
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.54 £15.93
25th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £21.30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £39.51
Median % change year-on-year -4.49% +12.63% +21.57%
75th Percentile £51.00 £64.50 £49.69
90th Percentile £65.00 £66.00 £55.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.50 £37.14
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.68% +14.26%

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 78,283 36,490 61,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.19% 87.24% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,982 24,968 41,414
10th Percentile £328 £300 £281
25th Percentile £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,644 1,179 1,887
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.41 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +30.95% -4.55%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £60.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.40 £19.71
% change year-on-year -13.93% +23.80% -7.68%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Top 18 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +7 6,141 £525 +10.53% 948
London +14 3,225 £550 +9.34% 424
UK excluding London +9 2,972 £475 +5.56% 575
Work from Home +11 1,993 £518 +3.50% 132
South East +5 808 £495 +10.00% 128
North of England +11 716 £475 +5.56% 177
Midlands +3 566 £495 +10.00% 107
West Midlands +5 429 £500 +11.11% 73
Scotland +9 391 £470 +4.44% 46
North West +9 389 £475 - 91
Yorkshire +15 286 £486 +14.41% 68
South West -3 286 £475 +5.56% 55
East of England +13 151 £500 +2.56% 50
East Midlands +4 135 £474 +10.23% 32
Wales -3 57 £450 -10.00% 11
North East +17 43 £490 +8.89% 18
Northern Ireland +1 6 £480 -4.00% 4
Channel Islands - 2 £450 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 2,804 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2,680 (36.06%) Social Skills
3 2,178 (29.31%) Finance
4 1,453 (19.55%) Project Management
5 920 (12.38%) Azure
6 830 (11.17%) Project Delivery
7 730 (9.82%) Public Sector
8 700 (9.42%) Migration
9 681 (9.16%) Waterfall
10 680 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
11 664 (8.93%) Security Cleared
11 664 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
12 646 (8.69%) Change Management
13 626 (8.42%) Microsoft
14 605 (8.14%) Scrum
15 575 (7.74%) Analytics
16 550 (7.40%) Requirements Gathering
17 544 (7.32%) DevOps
18 515 (6.93%) Banking
19 507 (6.82%) SC Cleared
20 495 (6.66%) PRINCE2
21 493 (6.63%) AWS
22 488 (6.57%) Business Analysis
23 476 (6.40%) JIRA
24 474 (6.38%) SQL
25 464 (6.24%) Risk Management
26 431 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
27 421 (5.66%) Retail
28 418 (5.62%) Decision-Making
29 416 (5.60%) Presentation Skills

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
1 225 (3.03%) Confluence
2 167 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 89 (1.20%) CMS
4 42 (0.57%) SAS
5 35 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 16 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.15%) Apache
7 11 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.11%) CICS
9 8 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.081%) Documentum
10 6 (0.081%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.081%) WildFly
11 5 (0.067%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.067%) Drupal
12 4 (0.054%) OpenROAD
12 4 (0.054%) WebSphere
Applications
1 254 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 192 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
3 142 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
4 131 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 104 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 25 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.32%) Sketch
9 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.12%) UXPin
11 7 (0.094%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.094%) InVision
12 4 (0.054%) InDesign
13 3 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.027%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.027%) Revit
14 2 (0.027%) SPSS
14 2 (0.027%) Zeplin
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.013%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 88 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 52 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 19 (0.26%) Maximo
4 19 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 14 (0.19%) Magento
8 11 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.13%) Endur
9 10 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 10 (0.13%) Workday HCM
10 9 (0.12%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 920 (12.38%) Azure
2 493 (6.63%) AWS
3 332 (4.47%) Power Platform
4 233 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
5 219 (2.95%) SaaS
6 191 (2.57%) GCP
7 106 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 106 (1.43%) PaaS
8 92 (1.24%) IaaS
9 62 (0.83%) Serverless
10 50 (0.67%) PowerApps
11 49 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
12 43 (0.58%) GitHub
13 35 (0.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 34 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
15 33 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 33 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
15 33 (0.44%) Google Analytics
16 28 (0.38%) Azure Logic Apps
17 27 (0.36%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.33%) Network Security
2 87 (1.17%) Firewall
3 57 (0.77%) 5G
4 50 (0.67%) WAN
5 49 (0.66%) LAN
6 42 (0.57%) SMS
7 40 (0.54%) DNS
7 40 (0.54%) GSM
8 38 (0.51%) 2G
8 38 (0.51%) MVNO
9 35 (0.47%) Internet
10 31 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (0.40%) DHCP
12 26 (0.35%) Packet Switching
13 25 (0.34%) MPLS
14 24 (0.32%) VoIP
15 17 (0.23%) SD-WAN
15 17 (0.23%) TCP/IP
15 17 (0.23%) VPN
16 16 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (4.05%) Power BI
2 186 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 156 (2.10%) Big Data
4 142 (1.91%) SQL Server
5 93 (1.25%) Tableau
6 69 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 53 (0.71%) Metadata
8 45 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 37 (0.50%) QlikView
9 37 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 36 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 36 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (0.44%) Oracle Database
13 32 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
14 26 (0.35%) GIS
14 26 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (0.34%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 476 (6.40%) JIRA
2 87 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 83 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 48 (0.65%) GitLab
5 40 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
6 37 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 27 (0.36%) WebDriver
8 26 (0.35%) REST Assured
8 26 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.32%) Maven
9 24 (0.32%) Selenium
10 19 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (0.22%) JMeter
13 15 (0.20%) SonarQube
14 13 (0.17%) Zephyr
15 12 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.13%) ERwin
17 10 (0.13%) Gatling
General
1 2,680 (36.06%) Social Skills
2 2,178 (29.31%) Finance
3 730 (9.82%) Public Sector
4 680 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
5 515 (6.93%) Banking
6 421 (5.66%) Retail
7 416 (5.60%) Presentation Skills
8 343 (4.62%) Influencing Skills
9 329 (4.43%) Telecoms
10 284 (3.82%) Marketing
11 237 (3.19%) Organisational Skills
12 199 (2.68%) Legal
13 151 (2.03%) Law
14 148 (1.99%) Manufacturing
15 106 (1.43%) Investment Banking
16 78 (1.05%) Billing
17 74 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
18 69 (0.93%) Retail Banking
19 68 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
20 58 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,557 (20.95%) Project Manager
2 1,501 (20.20%) Analyst
3 1,081 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 902 (12.14%) Architect
5 418 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
6 338 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 330 (4.44%) Consultant
8 288 (3.88%) Senior Manager
9 262 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
10 249 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
11 240 (3.23%) Developer
12 226 (3.04%) Programme Manager
13 191 (2.57%) Senior Project Manager
14 174 (2.34%) Change Manager
15 173 (2.33%) Designer
16 170 (2.29%) Service Manager
17 167 (2.25%) Data Analyst
18 159 (2.14%) Technical Manager
19 154 (2.07%) Data Architect
20 136 (1.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (1.52%) .NET
2 99 (1.33%) HTML
3 69 (0.93%) CSS
4 57 (0.77%) Kafka
5 56 (0.75%) React
6 55 (0.74%) REST
7 52 (0.70%) Middleware
7 52 (0.70%) XML
8 46 (0.62%) RESTful
9 41 (0.55%) Node.js
9 41 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 38 (0.51%) Spring
11 36 (0.48%) Velocity
12 30 (0.40%) GraphQL
13 28 (0.38%) SOAP
14 26 (0.35%) JSON
15 25 (0.34%) Web Services
16 24 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
17 23 (0.31%) WireMock
18 22 (0.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 325 (4.37%) User Experience
2 180 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 154 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
4 137 (1.84%) Public Cloud
5 128 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 121 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
7 111 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 109 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
9 106 (1.43%) NHS
10 89 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 68 (0.91%) PMI
12 62 (0.83%) Cloud Native
13 45 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 43 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
16 41 (0.55%) Fixed Income
16 41 (0.55%) FMCG
17 40 (0.54%) Social Media
18 38 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
19 35 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 238 (3.20%) Windows
2 90 (1.21%) Windows 10
3 77 (1.04%) Linux
4 52 (0.70%) Unix
5 48 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 25 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.32%) Android
8 15 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.13%) VMS
10 8 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.094%) zOS
12 5 (0.067%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.054%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.054%) Solaris
13 4 (0.054%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.040%) AIX
14 3 (0.040%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.040%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,804 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,453 (19.55%) Project Management
3 830 (11.17%) Project Delivery
4 700 (9.42%) Migration
5 681 (9.16%) Waterfall
6 664 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
7 646 (8.69%) Change Management
8 605 (8.14%) Scrum
9 575 (7.74%) Analytics
10 550 (7.40%) Requirements Gathering
11 544 (7.32%) DevOps
12 495 (6.66%) PRINCE2
13 488 (6.57%) Business Analysis
14 464 (6.24%) Risk Management
15 431 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
16 418 (5.62%) Decision-Making
17 412 (5.54%) Business Case
18 379 (5.10%) ITIL
19 378 (5.09%) Workshop Facilitation
20 357 (4.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 474 (6.38%) SQL
2 210 (2.83%) Python
3 193 (2.60%) Java
4 122 (1.64%) C
5 118 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 100 (1.35%) C#
7 93 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 56 (0.75%) R
9 28 (0.38%) Go
9 28 (0.38%) Scala
10 26 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 21 (0.28%) Bash
11 21 (0.28%) TypeScript
12 19 (0.26%) VBA
13 17 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.22%) VB
15 14 (0.19%) C++
16 13 (0.17%) Apple Swift
17 12 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 664 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 507 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 288 (3.88%) Degree
4 120 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 119 (1.60%) PMP
6 79 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 72 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 66 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 65 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 53 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 44 (0.59%) CISSP
12 41 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (0.51%) ISEB
14 37 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 36 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 34 (0.46%) CISM
17 30 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
19 25 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
20 24 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (4.51%) PMO
2 231 (3.11%) QA
3 150 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 122 (1.64%) GDPR
5 86 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 66 (0.89%) Accessibility
7 57 (0.77%) NIST
8 50 (0.67%) SLA
9 39 (0.52%) MiFID
10 35 (0.47%) GRC
11 34 (0.46%) EMIR
12 27 (0.36%) PCI DSS
13 26 (0.35%) COBIT
14 25 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
15 22 (0.30%) PMBOK
16 21 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
18 14 (0.19%) IFRS
19 11 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
19 11 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 149 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (0.62%) Docker
3 42 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (0.16%) vSphere
6 10 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.081%) HDFS
8 6 (0.081%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.067%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 5 (0.067%) RACF
10 4 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.040%) XenApp
12 2 (0.027%) Firmware
13 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.013%) Samba
13 1 (0.013%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 105 (1.41%) Terraform
2 88 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 37 (0.50%) Ansible
4 35 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.26%) vCenter Server
7 17 (0.23%) SCCM
8 16 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 12 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
9 12 (0.16%) Puppet
10 11 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.11%) Kibana
11 8 (0.11%) RSA Archer
11 8 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.094%) Grafana
12 7 (0.094%) logstash
13 6 (0.081%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.067%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.067%) SCOM
14 5 (0.067%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 626 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 385 (5.18%) SAP
3 255 (3.43%) Oracle
4 216 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 124 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 123 (1.66%) Google
7 85 (1.14%) IBM
8 83 (1.12%) Databricks
8 83 (1.12%) VMware
9 54 (0.73%) Cisco
10 49 (0.66%) CheckPoint
11 46 (0.62%) Informatica
12 44 (0.59%) Adobe
13 38 (0.51%) BiZZdesign
13 38 (0.51%) Workday
14 34 (0.46%) MuleSoft
15 32 (0.43%) Ariba
15 32 (0.43%) Citrix
16 30 (0.40%) Qualys
16 30 (0.40%) Sparx