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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 377 391 377
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 46 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 30
Median daily rate £460 £475 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
18004 18969 19001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.18% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13453 13480
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 246 239
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +32 13 £473 -10.00% 4
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Paddington +6 1 £198 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 26 (32.10%) SQL
3 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 20 (24.69%) Banking
4 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.22%) Windows
6 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
6 17 (20.99%) LAN
6 17 (20.99%) WAN
6 17 (20.99%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (19.75%) SRDF
7 16 (19.75%) FCoE
7 16 (19.75%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (19.75%) iSCSI
7 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
7 16 (19.75%) NAS
7 16 (19.75%) EMC
7 16 (19.75%) Intel
7 16 (19.75%) NFS
7 16 (19.75%) Cisco
7 16 (19.75%) SAN
7 16 (19.75%) NetApp
7 16 (19.75%) Linux
7 16 (19.75%) Oracle
7 16 (19.75%) VMware
8 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 15 (18.52%) Solaris
8 15 (18.52%) Xen
8 15 (18.52%) Multicast

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 12 (14.81%) IIS
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.58%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.64%) MS Office
4 3 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) LAN
1 17 (20.99%) WAN
2 16 (19.75%) FCoE
2 16 (19.75%) Fibre Channel
2 16 (19.75%) iSCSI
2 16 (19.75%) NAS
2 16 (19.75%) SAN
3 15 (18.52%) Multicast
4 13 (16.05%) HTTP
5 6 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) LTE
7 1 (1.23%) MVNO
7 1 (1.23%) NGN
7 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.35%) HBase
3 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) MS Access
5 2 (2.47%) OLAP
5 2 (2.47%) OLTP
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Front Office
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Architect
3 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Business Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Lead Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Chief Operating Officer
8 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Quality Manager
9 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.47%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Risk Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Middleware
2 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) Rendezvous
2 10 (12.35%) XML
3 9 (11.11%) XSLT
4 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.17%) Web Services
6 4 (4.94%) CSS
6 4 (4.94%) jQuery
6 4 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.47%) .NET
7 2 (2.47%) RESTful
8 1 (1.23%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.23%) JSON
8 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.23%) REST
8 1 (1.23%) SAML
8 1 (1.23%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Statistics
4 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.94%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.23%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.23%) Informatics
8 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Project Management
5 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.64%) Validation
6 7 (8.64%) Wireframes
7 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.41%) Data Mapping
7 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Analytics
8 5 (6.17%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) Product Management
9 4 (4.94%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.35%) Java
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) R
6 2 (2.47%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) APMP
4 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
1 16 (19.75%) NFS
1 16 (19.75%) SRDF
1 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (18.52%) KVM
2 15 (18.52%) Xen
3 11 (13.58%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.94%) Docker
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Cisco
1 16 (19.75%) EMC
1 16 (19.75%) Intel
1 16 (19.75%) NetApp
1 16 (19.75%) Oracle
1 16 (19.75%) VMware
2 11 (13.58%) IBM
3 10 (12.35%) DataSynapse
3 10 (12.35%) Sybase
3 10 (12.35%) TIBCO
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.23%) Capita
5 1 (1.23%) Progress
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
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