The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 367 348 394
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +46
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 45 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 24
Average daily rate £375 £433 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +41.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £310 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £619 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.50 £21.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+388.09% +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18525 16438 20568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 11434 13436
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 228 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 11 £563 +32.35% 9
Docklands, London - 4 £625 -
Southwark - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 25 (27.47%) Oracle
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 22 (24.18%) Finance
4 21 (23.08%) Windows
4 21 (23.08%) Linux
5 20 (21.98%) Project Management
5 20 (21.98%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (20.88%) Solaris
6 19 (20.88%) Intel
7 17 (18.68%) SAN
7 17 (18.68%) Cisco
7 17 (18.68%) EMC
7 17 (18.68%) NetApp
7 17 (18.68%) LAN
7 17 (18.68%) WAN
7 17 (18.68%) NFS
7 17 (18.68%) SRDF
7 17 (18.68%) NAS
7 17 (18.68%) FCoE
7 17 (18.68%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (18.68%) Multicast
8 16 (17.58%) HTML
9 15 (16.48%) Java
9 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.38%) XML
11 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 12 (13.19%) Scrum
12 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
12 12 (13.19%) Degree

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.79%) IIS
1 8 (8.79%) Apache
1 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle Coherence
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (6.59%) CMS
3 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) RMDS
2 3 (3.30%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.20%) Magento
4 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Heroku
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) LAN
1 17 (18.68%) WAN
1 17 (18.68%) SAN
1 17 (18.68%) NAS
1 17 (18.68%) FCoE
1 17 (18.68%) Fibre Channel
1 17 (18.68%) Multicast
2 10 (10.99%) HTTP
3 5 (5.49%) Internet
4 3 (3.30%) Intranet
5 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.79%) HBase
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.69%) MySQL
6 5 (5.49%) Big Data
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.10%) DTS
10 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Subversion
1 6 (6.59%) JSUnit
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.59%) PHPUnit
2 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Mocha
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) JBehave
4 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.10%) Calabash
4 1 (1.10%) Grunt
4 1 (1.10%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.10%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.10%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.10%) Bower
4 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (6.59%) Back Office
5 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.30%) Billing
6 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Local Government
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Architect
2 22 (24.18%) Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (12.09%) Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Data Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Lead Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Informatica Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Head of Development
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) IT Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) XML
3 9 (9.89%) Middleware
4 8 (8.79%) Rendezvous
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (8.79%) HTML5
4 8 (8.79%) REST
4 8 (8.79%) CSS3
4 8 (8.79%) XSLT
4 8 (8.79%) CSS
5 7 (7.69%) Ajax
6 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.40%) Spring
8 3 (3.30%) Web Services
9 2 (2.20%) SOAP
10 1 (1.10%) .NET
10 1 (1.10%) WSDL
10 1 (1.10%) XSD
10 1 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.79%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) Statistics
4 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) BBC
6 2 (2.20%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.10%) Economics
7 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Physics
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 19 (20.88%) Solaris
3 4 (4.40%) UNIX
4 2 (2.20%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Project Management
1 20 (21.98%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.19%) Scrum
4 11 (12.09%) Data Architecture
5 10 (10.99%) SOA
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Data Mapping
7 8 (8.79%) ITIL
8 7 (7.69%) Service Management
9 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.59%) OO
9 6 (6.59%) SEO
9 6 (6.59%) OO PHP
9 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.49%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) Java
3 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.99%) PHP
5 3 (3.30%) VBA
5 3 (3.30%) C
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.10%) ACCA
4 1 (1.10%) CIMA
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) NFS
1 17 (18.68%) SRDF
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) Xen
3 2 (2.20%) Varnish
3 2 (2.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Oracle
2 19 (20.88%) Intel
3 17 (18.68%) EMC
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco
3 17 (18.68%) NetApp
4 8 (8.79%) TIBCO
4 8 (8.79%) DataSynapse
4 8 (8.79%) Informatica
4 8 (8.79%) 29West
4 8 (8.79%) IBM
4 8 (8.79%) Sybase
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 2 (2.20%) CA
7 2 (2.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.10%) Foundry
8 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
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