The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 7 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VocaLink Limited.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 428 430 430
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.044% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £675 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9296 9154 10343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.11% 40.38% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6203 6045 7060
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 161 261
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £36.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in London

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

VocaLink
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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Assurance Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) VMware