Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 81 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +25
Contract jobs citing Coaching 148 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.01% 2.27% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.71% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 63
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £326
90th Percentile £648 £610 £540
England median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.05% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £16.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% - -
England median hourly rate £19.18 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -59.63% +31.94% +111.76%

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 4,273 3,953 4,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.94% 83.73% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 2,508 2,738
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 147 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +21.44% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -14 66 £475 -14.03% 2
Coventry +4 38 £525 +7.69% 8
Birmingham 0 17 £390 -6.87% 24
Staffordshire -8 8 £390 -8.24% 3
Solihull +9 5 £363 - 4
Warwickshire +6 4 £750 +140.00% 2
Wolverhampton +1 1 £313 -34.21% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Coaching
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) Mentoring
3 64 (43.24%) Scrum
4 40 (27.03%) JIRA
5 39 (26.35%) Confluence
6 38 (25.68%) Kanban
7 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (17.57%) Test Automation
8 26 (17.57%) Java
9 24 (16.22%) User Stories
9 24 (16.22%) Microservices
10 23 (15.54%) Jenkins
10 23 (15.54%) SOA
11 22 (14.86%) Agile Coaching
12 21 (14.19%) REST
12 21 (14.19%) .NET
12 21 (14.19%) ITIL
12 21 (14.19%) Service Delivery
12 21 (14.19%) Selenium
13 20 (13.51%) Atlassian
13 20 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (12.84%) Line Management
14 19 (12.84%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.49%) Windows
16 17 (11.49%) CheckPoint
16 17 (11.49%) SC Cleared

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 39 (26.35%) Confluence
2 14 (9.46%) Documentum
3 7 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Marvel
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.68%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.38%) Office 365
4 4 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.03%) Slack
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Firewall
1 10 (6.76%) Internet
1 10 (6.76%) WAN
1 10 (6.76%) Wireless
2 8 (5.41%) BGP
2 8 (5.41%) HSRP
2 8 (5.41%) MPLS
2 8 (5.41%) OSPF
2 8 (5.41%) VLAN
2 8 (5.41%) VPN
3 5 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.35%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (27.03%) JIRA
2 23 (15.54%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.19%) Selenium
4 15 (10.14%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.14%) WebDriver
5 14 (9.46%) Maven
6 10 (6.76%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.41%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.38%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.70%) GitLab
9 4 (2.70%) NDepend
9 4 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.70%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.03%) JMeter
10 3 (2.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Marketing
3 6 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Digital Economy
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (10.14%) Analyst
2 15 (10.14%) Automation Tester
2 15 (10.14%) Tester
3 14 (9.46%) Java Automation Tester
3 14 (9.46%) Scrum Master
3 14 (9.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 14 (9.46%) Selenium Tester
4 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) Agile Scrum Master
6 9 (6.08%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.08%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Digital Transformation
7 8 (5.41%) Senior Automation Tester
7 8 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 8 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) .NET
1 21 (14.19%) REST
2 9 (6.08%) XML
3 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.03%) JSON
4 3 (2.03%) SAML
5 2 (1.35%) HTML
5 2 (1.35%) HTML5
5 2 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) JSON Schema
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) WinForms
6 1 (0.68%) WPF
6 1 (0.68%) WSDL
6 1 (0.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.73%) User Experience
3 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.38%) e-Learning
3 5 (3.38%) FMCG
4 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.35%) Blog
6 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.49%) Windows
2 9 (6.08%) Unix
2 9 (6.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.73%) Linux
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) Mentoring
3 64 (43.24%) Scrum
4 38 (25.68%) Kanban
5 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.57%) Test Automation
7 24 (16.22%) Microservices
7 24 (16.22%) User Stories
8 23 (15.54%) SOA
9 22 (14.86%) Agile Coaching
10 21 (14.19%) ITIL
10 21 (14.19%) Service Delivery
11 19 (12.84%) Collaborative Working
11 19 (12.84%) Line Management
11 19 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.49%) BDD
14 15 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (10.14%) Functional Programming
14 15 (10.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.57%) Java
2 15 (10.14%) Java 8
3 10 (6.76%) SQL
4 7 (4.73%) C#
5 3 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) CCNP
3 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.38%) CCNA
4 5 (3.38%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (3.38%) CISSP
4 5 (3.38%) ISEB
4 5 (3.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.70%) CCIE
6 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.03%) MCSE
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.35%) CIMA
7 2 (1.35%) Degree
7 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) WCAG
4 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Puppet
2 4 (2.70%) Ansible
2 4 (2.70%) Terraform
3 3 (2.03%) Nessus
3 3 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.03%) WSUS
4 2 (1.35%) SafeCom
4 2 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.68%) Opsview
5 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Atlassian
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.49%) CheckPoint
4 14 (9.46%) Pega
5 12 (8.11%) Cisco
6 11 (7.43%) McAfee
7 10 (6.76%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.76%) F5
7 10 (6.76%) Fortinet
7 10 (6.76%) IBM
8 9 (6.08%) Oracle
9 6 (4.05%) BMC
9 6 (4.05%) webMethods
10 4 (2.70%) VMware
11 3 (2.03%) SAP
12 2 (1.35%) Wyse
13 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.68%) Cognos
13 1 (0.68%) NetApp
13 1 (0.68%) Red Hat