Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Coaching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Coaching over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Coaching
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +38 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing Coaching 155 80 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.02% 1.67% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.99% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 52 66
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £331 £306 £323
90th Percentile £600 £609 £545
England median daily rate £509 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +1.79% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £16.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £33.30
% change year-on-year -54.55% +65.17% +90.29%

Coaching 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,413 4,030 5,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.97% 83.92% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,703 2,574 3,097
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 143 153
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £40.75 £48.50 £39.90
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

Coaching
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Coaching as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Coaching within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Shropshire -7 62 £450 -14.69% 7
Coventry +5 33 £525 +16.67% 4
Birmingham -6 22 £390 - 27
Staffordshire -1 9 £390 -8.24% 7
Warwickshire +12 8 £700 +124.00% 3
Solihull +8 6 £363 - 3
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £545 - 2
Wolverhampton -5 1 £313 +177.78%
Coaching
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Coaching 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Coaching.

1 86 (55.48%) Mentoring
2 81 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (38.71%) Scrum
4 39 (25.16%) Kanban
5 30 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 28 (18.06%) Jenkins
6 28 (18.06%) Service Delivery
7 27 (17.42%) Java
7 27 (17.42%) JIRA
7 27 (17.42%) Confluence
8 26 (16.77%) Windows
8 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
9 25 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (15.48%) User Stories
10 24 (15.48%) Selenium
11 23 (14.84%) ITIL
11 23 (14.84%) Line Management
12 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (13.55%) Finance
13 19 (12.26%) Project Management
13 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
13 19 (12.26%) Microservices
13 19 (12.26%) Agile Coaching
14 18 (11.61%) CheckPoint
14 18 (11.61%) .NET
15 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (10.32%) Cisco
15 16 (10.32%) SDLC
16 15 (9.68%) Windows Server
16 15 (9.68%) Collaborative Working

Coaching
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 27 (17.42%) Confluence
2 11 (7.10%) Documentum
3 9 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Captiva
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) Marvel
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.16%) Office 365
4 6 (3.87%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.94%) Heroku
5 3 (1.94%) Slack
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) Firewall
1 10 (6.45%) Internet
1 10 (6.45%) WAN
1 10 (6.45%) Wireless
2 6 (3.87%) BGP
2 6 (3.87%) HSRP
2 6 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (3.87%) MPLS
2 6 (3.87%) OSPF
2 6 (3.87%) VLAN
2 6 (3.87%) VPN
3 5 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.94%) MySQL
4 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.29%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) Power BI
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 27 (17.42%) JIRA
3 24 (15.48%) Selenium
4 15 (9.68%) Maven
5 13 (8.39%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.74%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.81%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (3.23%) GitLab
10 5 (3.23%) NDepend
10 5 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (3.23%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.23%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.58%) JMeter
11 4 (2.58%) Subversion
12 3 (1.94%) Ant
12 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (13.55%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
3 6 (3.87%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.29%) Automotive
5 2 (1.29%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (11.61%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (9.68%) Scrum Master
3 12 (7.74%) Analyst
4 9 (5.81%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 9 (5.81%) Automation Tester
4 9 (5.81%) Business Analyst
4 9 (5.81%) Network Engineer
4 9 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (5.81%) Tester
5 8 (5.16%) Agile Scrum Master
5 8 (5.16%) Java Automation Tester
5 8 (5.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (5.16%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (5.16%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Test Manager
6 7 (4.52%) Digital Transformation
6 7 (4.52%) Senior Automation Tester
6 7 (4.52%) Senior Tester
6 7 (4.52%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.52%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) .NET
2 15 (9.68%) REST
3 9 (5.81%) XML
4 6 (3.87%) SOAP
4 6 (3.87%) Spring
4 6 (3.87%) Web Services
5 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.58%) HTML
6 4 (2.58%) HTML5
6 4 (2.58%) JSON
7 3 (1.94%) Ajax
7 3 (1.94%) CSS
7 3 (1.94%) CSS3
7 3 (1.94%) Django
7 3 (1.94%) Node.js
7 3 (1.94%) RESTful
7 3 (1.94%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.10%) User Experience
3 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.87%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.87%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.23%) e-Learning
6 5 (3.23%) FMCG
6 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.29%) Blog
9 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.77%) Windows
2 15 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.45%) Unix
4 6 (3.87%) Linux
4 6 (3.87%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) Mentoring
2 81 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (38.71%) Scrum
4 39 (25.16%) Kanban
5 30 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 28 (18.06%) Service Delivery
7 25 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.48%) User Stories
9 23 (14.84%) ITIL
9 23 (14.84%) Line Management
10 19 (12.26%) Agile Coaching
10 19 (12.26%) Microservices
10 19 (12.26%) Project Management
11 16 (10.32%) SDLC
11 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (9.03%) DevOps
13 14 (9.03%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.39%) Integration Testing
14 13 (8.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.42%) Java
2 12 (7.74%) SQL
3 8 (5.16%) Java 8
4 7 (4.52%) C#
5 4 (2.58%) Python
6 3 (1.94%) PHP
6 3 (1.94%) Ruby
6 3 (1.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.45%) CCNP
3 10 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.16%) MCSE
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.52%) Degree
5 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.87%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (3.87%) CISSP
6 6 (3.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (3.87%) MCP
7 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.23%) CCIE
7 5 (3.23%) ISEB
7 5 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (2.58%) CCNA
9 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) GDPR
3 4 (2.58%) QA
4 3 (1.94%) WCAG
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.16%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (4.52%) Docker
4 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.94%) LXC
7 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) Puppet
2 7 (4.52%) WSUS
3 6 (3.87%) SafeCom
3 6 (3.87%) SCCM
4 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.94%) Nessus
6 2 (1.29%) Ansible
6 2 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.29%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.61%) CheckPoint
3 16 (10.32%) Cisco
4 15 (9.68%) Oracle
5 14 (9.03%) Atlassian
6 12 (7.74%) McAfee
7 11 (7.10%) IBM
7 11 (7.10%) Pega
8 10 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.45%) F5
8 10 (6.45%) Fortinet
9 9 (5.81%) VMware
10 8 (5.16%) webMethods
11 6 (3.87%) BMC
11 6 (3.87%) Wyse
12 5 (3.23%) Avaya
13 2 (1.29%) NetApp
13 2 (1.29%) SAP
14 1 (0.65%) Cognos
14 1 (0.65%) Progress