Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 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.

Coaching
England > West Midlands
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 90 58
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32 +62
Contract jobs citing Coaching 46 104 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.50% 2.24% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.58% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 69 81
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £306
90th Percentile £550 £655 £615
England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.50% -56.36%
England median hourly rate £27.78 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.81% +26.00% -47.37%

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 1,550 4,033 4,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.33% 86.84% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 2,517 2,574
Median daily rate £441 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 116 194
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +68.08% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.63 £10.83
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +13.64% -12.00%

Coaching
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Coaching as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Coaching in the West Midlands

Coaching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Coaching in the West Midlands.

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 3 July 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
Shropshire +29 21 £450 -4.76% 3
Warwickshire +12 8 £375 -28.57%
Birmingham +19 7 £500 +11.11% 7
Coventry +4 5 £513 +2.50% 6
Solihull +13 3 £525 - 2
Staffordshire +5 1 £300 -40.00% 4
Coaching
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 29 (63.04%) Mentoring
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Test Management
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) JIRA
6 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.26%) Confluence
6 13 (28.26%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) SQL
6 13 (28.26%) Scrum
6 13 (28.26%) Planning and Forecasting
7 12 (26.09%) SDLC
7 12 (26.09%) Oracle
7 12 (26.09%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) Unix
7 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (23.91%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (21.74%) ISEB
9 10 (21.74%) IBM
9 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
10 8 (17.39%) webMethods
11 7 (15.22%) Product Backlog
12 6 (13.04%) Backlog Management
12 6 (13.04%) 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 13 (28.26%) Confluence
2 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Azure
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.17%) GCP
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Softphone
1 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.35%) SMS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Test Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Scrum Master
3 2 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (4.35%) Analyst
3 2 (4.35%) Architect
3 2 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Developer
3 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) User Researcher
4 1 (2.17%) Applications Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) ICT Support
4 1 (2.17%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) Velocity
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.17%) Kafka
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) IVR
2 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Mentoring
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Test Management
5 13 (28.26%) Planning and Forecasting
5 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.09%) SDLC
7 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Product Backlog
9 6 (13.04%) Backlog Management
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Kanban
10 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.70%) Change Management
11 4 (8.70%) DevOps
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Go
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISEB
1 10 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) IBM
4 8 (17.39%) webMethods
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) Pega
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Talend
6 1 (2.17%) VMware