Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

2G
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 290
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
City of London median daily rate - - £375
London median daily rate £284 £410 £300
% change year-on-year -30.79% +36.67% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

2G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 694 941 1512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.60% 13.64% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 735 1108
City of London median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £181 £263 £227
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 40
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.50 £18.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.32% -10.54%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.88 £13.10
90th Percentile £29.77 £28.63 £28.87
London median hourly rate £21.35 £21.17 £18.86
% change year-on-year +0.85% +12.28% -0.76%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 2G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in the City of London

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2G in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in the City of London