Software Optimisation Contracts with Work from Home Options
The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Software Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Optimisation over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 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.
Software Optimisation 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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills
As % of all contract jobs with a WFH option
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
UK median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
Software Optimisation Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option
For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Software Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity.
The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Software Optimisation.
Software Optimisation Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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: