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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Recommendations over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 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.

Actionable Recommendations
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 156 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 - -
Contract jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 5 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.035% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
10th Percentile £540 - -
25th Percentile £563 £475 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £500 -
Median % change year-on-year +18.00% - -
75th Percentile £700 £525 -
90th Percentile £745 - -
Central London median daily rate £590 £500 -
% change year-on-year +18.00% - -

Actionable Recommendations is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 662 367 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.63% 12.87% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 253 259
10th Percentile £351 £335 £241
25th Percentile £460 £413 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £520 £485
Median % change year-on-year +8.17% +7.22% -7.62%
75th Percentile £650 £619 £574
90th Percentile £775 £735 £638
Central London median daily rate £556 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +6.97% +9.47% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
10th Percentile £19.13 £14.08 £17.96
25th Percentile £23.06 £14.19 £26.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £17.25 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +152.17% -55.19% +118.01%
75th Percentile £61.94 £22.81 £47.75
90th Percentile £62.28 £23.38 £61.25
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £17.25 £38.48
% change year-on-year +140.58% -55.17% +117.87%

Actionable Recommendations
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Actionable Recommendations as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Recommendations in the City of London

Actionable Recommendations
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Actionable Recommendations in the City of London

Actionable Recommendations
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Actionable Recommendations in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Actionable Recommendations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 5 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) OWASP
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Qualys
4 2 (40.00%) Nessus
4 2 (40.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
4 2 (40.00%) AppScan
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) GIAC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Data Science
4 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
4 2 (40.00%) HP Fortify

Actionable Recommendations
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) AppScan
1 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Application Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Science
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamic Application Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Static Application Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CSSLP
2 2 (40.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Fortify
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Checkmarx
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle