The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 404 400 394
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 4 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.071% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.088% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Average daily rate £126 £245 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -51.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £212 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £349 £301
% change year-on-year
-62.72% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.80 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
Software Distribution
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% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Distribution
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 Software Distribution within the London region over the 3 months to 12 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 +32 1 £133 -59.23%
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) Ant
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Groovy
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
6 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Grunt
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
6 4 (28.57%) Gradle
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (28.57%) Gradle
1 4 (28.57%) Grunt
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Scala Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) BYOD
3 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Groovy
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Scala
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCSM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) MobileIron