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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 381 396 384
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 51 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 33
Median daily rate £460 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.42 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.80 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- +9.19%
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
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +49 11 £455 -13.33% 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £438 -
Paddington - 1 £198 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 33 (34.02%) SQL
3 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.71%) Banking
5 22 (22.68%) Windows
5 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
7 20 (20.62%) VMware
8 19 (19.59%) Linux
8 19 (19.59%) LAN
8 19 (19.59%) WAN
8 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
8 19 (19.59%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (18.56%) iSCSI
9 18 (18.56%) NAS
9 18 (18.56%) SRDF
9 18 (18.56%) FCoE
9 18 (18.56%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (18.56%) NFS
9 18 (18.56%) Cisco
9 18 (18.56%) EMC
9 18 (18.56%) Intel
9 18 (18.56%) SAN
9 18 (18.56%) NetApp
9 18 (18.56%) Oracle
10 17 (17.53%) Solaris
10 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.53%) Data Analysis
10 17 (17.53%) Xen

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 13 (13.40%) IIS
2 12 (12.37%) Apache
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.22%) MS Office
4 5 (5.15%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.59%) LAN
1 19 (19.59%) WAN
2 18 (18.56%) FCoE
2 18 (18.56%) Fibre Channel
2 18 (18.56%) iSCSI
2 18 (18.56%) NAS
2 18 (18.56%) SAN
3 17 (17.53%) Multicast
4 14 (14.43%) HTTP
5 8 (8.25%) Internet
6 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.03%) LTE
7 1 (1.03%) MVNO
7 1 (1.03%) NGN
7 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.37%) HBase
3 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.12%) Big Data
5 4 (4.12%) MS Access
6 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.06%) OLAP
6 2 (2.06%) OLTP
6 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
7 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) JMeter
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Local Government
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Analyst
2 18 (18.56%) Architect
3 16 (16.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Lead Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Business Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Designer
7 5 (5.15%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Chief Operating Officer
8 4 (4.12%) Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Quality Manager
8 4 (4.12%) User Researcher
9 3 (3.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.06%) Category Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Subject Matter Expert
10 2 (2.06%) Transformation Manager
10 2 (2.06%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) Middleware
2 12 (12.37%) XML
3 11 (11.34%) HTML
3 11 (11.34%) Rendezvous
4 10 (10.31%) XSLT
5 6 (6.19%) Web Services
6 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.06%) JSON
7 2 (2.06%) RESTful
8 1 (1.03%) .NET
8 1 (1.03%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.03%) CSS
8 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.03%) jQuery
8 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.03%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.03%) REST
8 1 (1.03%) SAML
8 1 (1.03%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.49%) User Experience
3 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.31%) Statistics
4 8 (8.25%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.15%) Copywriting
6 5 (5.15%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (5.15%) Psychology
7 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.06%) BYOD
8 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.03%) Economics
9 1 (1.03%) Health Informatics
9 1 (1.03%) Informatics
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Linux
3 17 (17.53%) Solaris
4 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.59%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (17.53%) Data Analysis
4 14 (14.43%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.37%) Analytics
6 10 (10.31%) Wireframes
7 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.28%) Usability Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.25%) MapReduce
8 8 (8.25%) Scrum
8 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.22%) Data Transformation
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.22%) Validation
10 6 (6.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.02%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) Java
3 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.22%) Python
4 7 (7.22%) R
5 4 (4.12%) VB
6 3 (3.09%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.06%) APMP
5 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) MCITP
5 2 (2.06%) MCSA
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CIPD
6 1 (1.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) Hyper-V
1 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.56%) NFS
2 18 (18.56%) SRDF
3 17 (17.53%) KVM
3 17 (17.53%) Xen
4 12 (12.37%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (7.22%) Docker
6 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.03%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) VMware
2 18 (18.56%) Cisco
2 18 (18.56%) EMC
2 18 (18.56%) Intel
2 18 (18.56%) NetApp
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 12 (12.37%) IBM
4 11 (11.34%) DataSynapse
4 11 (11.34%) Sybase
4 11 (11.34%) TIBCO
5 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.03%) Capita
7 1 (1.03%) Progress
7 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
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