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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
England / London
Rank 368 383 383
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 37 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 17
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £780 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 - £19.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £95.00 £20.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+375.00% -52.38%

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
16402 17918 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.65% 84.94% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11857 12783 12516
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 219 200
Median hourly rate £31.47 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 4 £415 -36.15% 6
Feltham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.25%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (30.00%) User Experience
3 24 (30.00%) SQL
4 20 (25.00%) Degree
5 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.75%) HTML
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (23.75%) Windows
5 19 (23.75%) Analytics
6 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (21.25%) Java
7 16 (20.00%) Finance
7 16 (20.00%) Linux
7 16 (20.00%) Oracle
7 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 16 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 15 (18.75%) Psychology
8 15 (18.75%) Anthropology
9 14 (17.50%) Banking
9 14 (17.50%) Scrum
10 12 (15.00%) HTTP
10 12 (15.00%) DevOps
11 11 (13.75%) LAN
11 11 (13.75%) WAN
11 11 (13.75%) Intel
11 11 (13.75%) Solaris
11 11 (13.75%) XML
11 11 (13.75%) VMware
11 11 (13.75%) SAN

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 (12.50%) IIS
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.00%) DataSynapse
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.50%) nginx
7 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) SPSS
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.25%) Radian6
1 1 (1.25%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.25%) BlueKai
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
2 11 (13.75%) LAN
2 11 (13.75%) SAN
2 11 (13.75%) WAN
3 10 (12.50%) FCoE
3 10 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 10 (12.50%) NAS
4 9 (11.25%) Multicast
5 7 (8.75%) Internet
6 3 (3.75%) SNMP
7 1 (1.25%) SMS
7 1 (1.25%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.25%) HBase
4 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.50%) Impala
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) DB2
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) OLTP
7 1 (1.25%) QlikView
7 1 (1.25%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Axure RP
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.25%) Moq
2 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.50%) Gradle
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) JUnit
3 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Architect
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.50%) User Researcher
4 6 (7.50%) Designer
4 6 (7.50%) User Experience Researcher
4 6 (7.50%) UX Designer
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Architect
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Digital Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 10 (12.50%) Middleware
4 9 (11.25%) RESTful
5 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.00%) Rendezvous
5 8 (10.00%) XSLT
6 7 (8.75%) CSS
7 6 (7.50%) .NET
7 6 (7.50%) HTML5
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.25%) WCF
8 5 (6.25%) Web Services
9 4 (5.00%) SAML
10 3 (3.75%) JSON
10 3 (3.75%) JSON-LD
10 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.50%) Node.js
11 2 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (30.00%) User Experience
3 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
6 4 (5.00%) NHS
7 3 (3.75%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.75%) Fintech
7 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.75%) Semantic Web
7 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.75%) W3C
8 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.50%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.25%) iPad
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (13.75%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Analytics
3 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 15 (18.75%) Anthropology
5 15 (18.75%) Psychology
6 14 (17.50%) Scrum
7 12 (15.00%) DevOps
8 10 (12.50%) Web Analytics
9 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.75%) Project Management
12 6 (7.50%) Customer Insight
12 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
13 5 (6.25%) BDD
13 5 (6.25%) Ethnography
13 5 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (6.25%) Qualitative Research
13 5 (6.25%) Software Delivery
13 5 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.25%) C#
5 5 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.75%) C
6 3 (3.75%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Python
7 2 (2.50%) R
7 2 (2.50%) VBA
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) MBA
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) PhD
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.50%) NFS
2 10 (12.50%) SRDF
3 9 (11.25%) KVM
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (11.25%) Xen
4 4 (5.00%) Docker
5 3 (3.75%) Shibboleth
6 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.25%) HDFS
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Ambari
3 1 (1.25%) Grafana
3 1 (1.25%) Graphite
3 1 (1.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) logstash
3 1 (1.25%) Oozie
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Intel
2 11 (13.75%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco
3 10 (12.50%) EMC
3 10 (12.50%) IBM
3 10 (12.50%) NetApp
4 9 (11.25%) Sybase
4 9 (11.25%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.00%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) Teradata
6 3 (3.75%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) BMC
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos
8 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Sun
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