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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 395 382 380
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 41 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 36
Median daily rate £525 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £30.83 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+208.14% -18.43%
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
18121 18873 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.86% 83.49% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13026 13477 14336
Median daily rate £476 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 233 252
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 -6 2 £443 -1.66% 3
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Hayes - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) SQL
3 29 (29.00%) Finance
3 29 (29.00%) User Experience
4 27 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (27.00%) Windows
5 24 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (23.00%) Analytics
6 23 (23.00%) Degree
7 22 (22.00%) Banking
7 22 (22.00%) Linux
8 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.00%) Usability Testing
9 19 (19.00%) Scrum
9 19 (19.00%) VMware
9 19 (19.00%) HTML
9 19 (19.00%) Oracle
10 18 (18.00%) Java
10 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (17.00%) Solaris
11 17 (17.00%) Middleware
12 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.00%) LAN
13 15 (15.00%) WAN
13 15 (15.00%) HTTP
13 15 (15.00%) IBM
13 15 (15.00%) Intel
13 15 (15.00%) SAN
13 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
14 14 (14.00%) NAS

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 (12.00%) Apache
1 12 (12.00%) IIS
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.00%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.00%) MS Office
6 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) HTTP
1 15 (15.00%) LAN
1 15 (15.00%) SAN
1 15 (15.00%) WAN
2 14 (14.00%) FCoE
2 14 (14.00%) Fibre Channel
2 14 (14.00%) iSCSI
2 14 (14.00%) NAS
3 13 (13.00%) Internet
3 13 (13.00%) Multicast
4 3 (3.00%) SNMP
5 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.00%) SMS
6 1 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (12.00%) HBase
4 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.00%) Big Data
7 4 (4.00%) MySQL
7 4 (4.00%) OLTP
8 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.00%) DB2
9 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.00%) Mahout
10 1 (1.00%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.00%) MS Access
10 1 (1.00%) OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.00%) Moq
4 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.00%) Gradle
6 2 (2.00%) JUnit
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.00%) JMeter
7 1 (1.00%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 22 (22.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Architect
2 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Designer
5 9 (9.00%) UX Designer
6 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.00%) User Researcher
7 5 (5.00%) .NET Architect
7 5 (5.00%) .NET Technical Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
8 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Digital Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) HTML
2 17 (17.00%) Middleware
3 14 (14.00%) XML
4 10 (10.00%) Rendezvous
4 10 (10.00%) RESTful
4 10 (10.00%) XSLT
5 7 (7.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.00%) .NET
6 6 (6.00%) CSS
6 6 (6.00%) HTML5
6 6 (6.00%) SAML
6 6 (6.00%) Web Services
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.00%) WCF
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 3 (3.00%) JSON-LD
9 3 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (2.00%) Node.js
10 2 (2.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) User Experience
2 27 (27.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.00%) Psychology
5 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (7.00%) Statistics
7 6 (6.00%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (5.00%) Copywriting
8 5 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (5.00%) Online Banking
9 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (4.00%) NHS
10 3 (3.00%) Fintech
10 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (3.00%) PKI
10 3 (3.00%) Semantic Web
10 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Linux
3 17 (17.00%) Solaris
4 6 (6.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (23.00%) Analytics
4 21 (21.00%) Usability Testing
5 19 (19.00%) Scrum
6 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.00%) Web Analytics
7 12 (12.00%) Wireframes
8 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.00%) Project Management
9 10 (10.00%) DevOps
10 9 (9.00%) Customer Insight
10 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.00%) Information Architecture
11 7 (7.00%) Product Management
11 7 (7.00%) Prototyping
12 6 (6.00%) Ethnography
12 6 (6.00%) MapReduce
12 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) Java
3 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.00%) C#
4 6 (6.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.00%) R
7 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.00%) C
7 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.00%) SPARQL
8 2 (2.00%) C++
8 2 (2.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.00%) MCSA
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CIPD
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.00%) NFS
3 14 (14.00%) SRDF
4 13 (13.00%) KVM
4 13 (13.00%) Xen
5 12 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (7.00%) Docker
7 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.00%) Shibboleth
9 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
10 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (1.00%) HDFS
10 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.00%) OpenView
2 3 (3.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) Ambari
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.00%) Oozie
3 1 (1.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
1 19 (19.00%) VMware
2 15 (15.00%) IBM
2 15 (15.00%) Intel
3 14 (14.00%) Cisco
3 14 (14.00%) EMC
3 14 (14.00%) NetApp
4 11 (11.00%) Sybase
5 10 (10.00%) DataSynapse
5 10 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.00%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.00%) BMC
8 3 (3.00%) Sun
9 2 (2.00%) Citrix
9 2 (2.00%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.00%) Teradata
9 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.00%) Adobe
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
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