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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
England / London
Rank 365 391 373
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 35 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 34
Median daily rate £575 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 - £19.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 - £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £17.04 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+457.67% -59.44%

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 3 £395 -16.40% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (28.92%) User Experience
5 22 (26.51%) Degree
6 21 (25.30%) Windows
6 21 (25.30%) Analytics
7 19 (22.89%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
7 19 (22.89%) Finance
8 18 (21.69%) Oracle
8 18 (21.69%) HTML
9 17 (20.48%) Linux
9 17 (20.48%) Usability Testing
10 15 (18.07%) Java
10 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.87%) Banking
12 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
12 13 (15.66%) Scrum
12 13 (15.66%) VMware
12 13 (15.66%) Solaris
13 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.46%) HTTP
13 12 (14.46%) IBM
13 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (14.46%) Middleware
13 12 (14.46%) Psychology
13 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
14 11 (13.25%) Web Analytics

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 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) Apache
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.23%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.82%) SAS
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (3.61%) MS Office
4 3 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.61%) SPSS
5 1 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.20%) Radian6
1 1 (1.20%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) BlueKai
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) HTTP
2 11 (13.25%) LAN
2 11 (13.25%) SAN
2 11 (13.25%) WAN
3 10 (12.05%) FCoE
3 10 (12.05%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (12.05%) iSCSI
3 10 (12.05%) NAS
4 9 (10.84%) Multicast
5 8 (9.64%) Internet
6 3 (3.61%) SNMP
7 1 (1.20%) SMS
7 1 (1.20%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
3 10 (12.05%) HBase
4 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.02%) Big Data
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.82%) MySQL
7 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.61%) OLTP
8 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.41%) Impala
8 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.20%) DB2
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Axure RP
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.02%) Moq
2 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.61%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.41%) Gradle
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.20%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Local Government
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Architect
2 15 (18.07%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (9.64%) User Researcher
5 7 (8.43%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) User Experience Researcher
6 6 (7.23%) Designer
6 6 (7.23%) UX Designer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Architect
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Technical Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) Middleware
3 11 (13.25%) XML
4 9 (10.84%) RESTful
5 8 (9.64%) Rendezvous
5 8 (9.64%) XSLT
6 6 (7.23%) .NET
6 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.23%) CSS
6 6 (7.23%) HTML5
6 6 (7.23%) SAML
7 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.02%) WCF
7 5 (6.02%) Web Services
8 3 (3.61%) JSON
8 3 (3.61%) JSON-LD
8 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.41%) Node.js
9 2 (2.41%) React
10 1 (1.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (28.92%) User Experience
3 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.46%) Psychology
4 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.02%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (6.02%) Online Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Statistics
5 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.82%) NHS
7 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.61%) Economics
7 3 (3.61%) Fintech
7 3 (3.61%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (3.61%) PKI
7 3 (3.61%) Semantic Web
7 3 (3.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Linux
3 13 (15.66%) Solaris
4 7 (8.43%) Unix
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Analytics
3 19 (22.89%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (20.48%) Usability Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.25%) DevOps
7 11 (13.25%) Web Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.64%) Ethnography
8 8 (9.64%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.23%) Customer Insight
10 6 (7.23%) Data Management
10 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.02%) BDD
11 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.02%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.02%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.61%) C
5 3 (3.61%) SPARQL
5 3 (3.61%) VBA
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) R
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.20%) Scala
7 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.82%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.05%) NFS
2 10 (12.05%) SRDF
3 9 (10.84%) KVM
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (10.84%) Xen
4 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.61%) Docker
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.61%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.20%) HDFS
6 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.61%) OpenView
3 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.20%) Ambari
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) Oozie
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
3 12 (14.46%) IBM
4 11 (13.25%) Intel
5 10 (12.05%) Cisco
5 10 (12.05%) EMC
5 10 (12.05%) NetApp
6 9 (10.84%) Sybase
6 9 (10.84%) TIBCO
7 8 (9.64%) DataSynapse
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.82%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.82%) Teradata
9 3 (3.61%) BMC
9 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
9 3 (3.61%) Sun
10 2 (2.41%) SAP
11 1 (1.20%) Adobe
11 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.20%) Symantec
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