The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 383 389 349
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 25 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 41
Average daily rate £410 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £318 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £560 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £11.51
% change year-on-year
-52.38% +264.90%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 4 £686 +55.96%
Hammersmith - 1 £410 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
4 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (21.05%) User Experience
8 15 (19.74%) Analytics
9 14 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (15.79%) Data Analysis
11 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (13.16%) Retail
12 10 (13.16%) Use Case
13 9 (11.84%) Banking
13 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
13 9 (11.84%) Scrum
14 8 (10.53%) Migration
14 8 (10.53%) NHS
14 8 (10.53%) MS Office
14 8 (10.53%) CSS
14 8 (10.53%) OO
15 7 (9.21%) MS Access
15 7 (9.21%) Project Management
15 7 (9.21%) Validation
15 7 (9.21%) Usability Testing
15 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
15 7 (9.21%) HBase
16 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (2.63%) SPSS
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP GRC
1 3 (3.95%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.63%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.32%) RMDS
3 1 (1.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
1 5 (6.58%) LTE
2 3 (3.95%) 3GPP
2 3 (3.95%) GPRS
2 3 (3.95%) GSM
2 3 (3.95%) HSPA
2 3 (3.95%) NFC
2 3 (3.95%) VoLTE
2 3 (3.95%) VoWiFi
2 3 (3.95%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.32%) FCoE
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) NAS
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.21%) HBase
3 7 (9.21%) MS Access
3 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.95%) Redis
6 3 (3.95%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.63%) GIS
7 2 (2.63%) SAP BI
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
1 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) JMeter
1 1 (1.32%) JUnit
1 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (1.32%) Selenium
1 1 (1.32%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (1.32%) SilkTest
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.32%) Toad
1 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
3 9 (11.84%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) Developer
3 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) User Experience Researcher
4 5 (6.58%) User Researcher
5 4 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Chief Operating Officer
5 4 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) DBA
6 3 (3.95%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Programmer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) SQL DBA
6 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (7.89%) HTML
3 5 (6.58%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 3 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.63%) D3.js
5 2 (2.63%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (2.63%) React
5 2 (2.63%) SVG
6 1 (1.32%) .NET
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
6 1 (1.32%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.32%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.05%) User Experience
3 8 (10.53%) NHS
4 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Psychology
6 3 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.63%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.63%) Handset
7 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.63%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.63%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.32%) Informatics
8 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) Analytics
3 12 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.16%) Use Case
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) OO
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) Usability Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Validation
9 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
9 6 (7.89%) Data Mapping
9 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) ITIL
10 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) KVM
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
3 1 (1.32%) SRDF
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.95%) Iperf
1 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) SAP
2 5 (6.58%) Teradata
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe
3 3 (3.95%) CA
3 3 (3.95%) Tableau
4 2 (2.63%) Endeca
4 2 (2.63%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.32%) EMC
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Intel
5 1 (1.32%) NetApp
5 1 (1.32%) Rally
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago