Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 28 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.

Benchmarking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 219 276
Rank change year-on-year -16 +57 +23
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 20
City of London median daily rate £513 £473 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -10.00% -2.33%
10th Percentile £315 £363 £408
90th Percentile £769 £823 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £473 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £23.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5714 5890 9349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.65% 86.67% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 4773 7328
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 93
City of London median hourly rate £20.27 £20.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.10% -2.63%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £10.84
90th Percentile £29.77 £44.94 £53.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -6.50% -5.33% +0.60%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the City of London

Benchmarking
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 Benchmarking in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in the City of London

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Benchmarking in the City of London

Benchmarking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Benchmarking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 City of London region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SEO
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Mocha
3 2 (22.22%) BDD

Benchmarking
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Mocha
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Appium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Chai
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) D3.js
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) React
1 2 (22.22%) Redux
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Sass
1 2 (22.22%) WebSockets
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SEO
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Google
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