The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 391 379 375
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 38 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £332 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £595 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- -50.47%
Benchmarking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18259 18023 18246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.95% 81.01% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13352 12665 13083
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the London region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in London

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the London region.

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in London

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 9 £475 +5.55% 2
Paddington +9 1 £198 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (18.06%) Banking
8 13 (18.06%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (15.28%) LAN
9 11 (15.28%) WAN
9 11 (15.28%) Windows
10 10 (13.89%) Linux
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle
10 10 (13.89%) MS Office
10 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.89%) NFS
10 10 (13.89%) Cisco
10 10 (13.89%) EMC
10 10 (13.89%) Intel
10 10 (13.89%) SAN
10 10 (13.89%) NetApp
10 10 (13.89%) Project Management
10 10 (13.89%) VMware
10 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
10 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
10 10 (13.89%) NAS
10 10 (13.89%) SRDF
10 10 (13.89%) FCoE

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (13.89%) MS Office
4 2 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) LAN
1 11 (15.28%) WAN
2 10 (13.89%) FCoE
2 10 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
2 10 (13.89%) NAS
2 10 (13.89%) SAN
3 9 (12.50%) Multicast
4 8 (11.11%) HTTP
5 5 (6.94%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) LTE
7 1 (1.39%) MVNO
7 1 (1.39%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.72%) HBase
5 6 (8.33%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) OLTP
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) JMeter
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
2 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.39%) SilkTest
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.39%) Toad
2 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Law
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Advertising
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Billing
7 1 (1.39%) Front Office
7 1 (1.39%) Local Government
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Chief Operating Officer
6 4 (5.56%) Quality Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Middleware
1 7 (9.72%) Rendezvous
2 6 (8.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.33%) XML
2 6 (8.33%) XSLT
3 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.56%) CSS
4 4 (5.56%) jQuery
4 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) .NET
5 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) Akka
5 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.39%) REST
5 1 (1.39%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Statistics
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Economics
5 1 (1.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (13.89%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (11.11%) Validation
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
6 7 (9.72%) Use Case
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) R
5 2 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) APMP
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
1 10 (13.89%) NFS
1 10 (13.89%) SRDF
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) KVM
2 9 (12.50%) Xen
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Cisco
1 10 (13.89%) EMC
1 10 (13.89%) Intel
1 10 (13.89%) NetApp
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
1 10 (13.89%) VMware
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) DataSynapse
3 7 (9.72%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Sybase
3 7 (9.72%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.39%) Capita
4 1 (1.39%) Progress
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
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