Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 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.

Change Control
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 176 186
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 75 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.10% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.23% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 28
City of London median daily rate £538 £500 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -1.53% +19.47%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £348
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £531 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +7.87% -1.55% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
City of London median hourly rate £23.32 £17.64 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.15% -18.89% -3.33%
10th Percentile £19.25 £13.31 £20.88
90th Percentile £24.13 £21.88 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £23.50 £17.64 £21.75
% change year-on-year +33.20% -18.89% -3.33%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,962 6,246 5,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.74% 89.19% 88.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,675 4,980 4,338
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £666
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -11.48% -1.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.42 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.32% +6.58% -10.06%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the City of London

Change Control
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 Change Control in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the City of London

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the City of London

Change Control
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 Change Control in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Finance
3 22 (29.33%) Front Office
4 21 (28.00%) Migration
5 20 (26.67%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) Windows
6 19 (25.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (24.00%) Java
7 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.67%) JIRA
8 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
9 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
9 16 (21.33%) SDLC
9 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
10 15 (20.00%) Domain Models
10 15 (20.00%) Subversion
10 15 (20.00%) Confluence
11 14 (18.67%) VMware
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle
12 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
12 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
12 13 (17.33%) Atlassian
13 12 (16.00%) Hedge funds
13 12 (16.00%) Cucumber
13 12 (16.00%) BDD
13 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.00%) Linux
13 12 (16.00%) Unix
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft

Change Control
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 15 (20.00%) Confluence
2 10 (13.33%) Apache
2 10 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) IaaS
2 7 (9.33%) PaaS
3 6 (8.00%) Datadog
3 6 (8.00%) Office 365
4 3 (4.00%) Trello
5 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.67%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.67%) Slack
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) LAN
3 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.33%) BGP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) SNMP
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.33%) Apache Kudu
3 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.33%) Impala
4 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.67%) Aerospike
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.67%) Redis
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.33%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
1 17 (22.67%) JIRA
2 15 (20.00%) Subversion
3 12 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (13.33%) FishEye
4 10 (13.33%) jMock
4 10 (13.33%) JUnit
4 10 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.67%) Hudson
5 2 (2.67%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.67%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Front Office
3 12 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 11 (14.67%) Legal
5 10 (13.33%) Banking
6 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.00%) Law
8 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.67%) NoSQL Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior IT Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) XML
2 7 (9.33%) RESTful
3 6 (8.00%) XSD
3 6 (8.00%) XSLT
4 5 (6.67%) Express
4 5 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (6.67%) FpML
4 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 5 (6.67%) lodash
4 5 (6.67%) Mongoose
4 5 (6.67%) Node.js
4 5 (6.67%) Underscore.js
5 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) Java EE
5 2 (2.67%) LDAP
5 2 (2.67%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.67%) Vert.x
5 2 (2.67%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Hedge funds
2 11 (14.67%) Fixed Income
3 6 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.67%) iPhone
7 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.33%) Clustering
8 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.33%) iPad
8 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Migration
3 19 (25.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
5 16 (21.33%) SDLC
6 15 (20.00%) Domain Models
7 12 (16.00%) BDD
7 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (14.67%) OO
8 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
9 10 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
9 10 (13.33%) Project Management
9 10 (13.33%) Scrum
9 10 (13.33%) TDD
9 10 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) Java
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) Java 8
5 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) Go
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) CCNA
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PMP
3 2 (2.67%) APMG
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) CCIE
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) CCSP
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) MCTS
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) HDFS
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Terraform
2 7 (9.33%) SCCM
3 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.33%) Packer
5 3 (4.00%) Nagios
6 2 (2.67%) Consul
6 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) Puppet
6 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.33%) Cacti
7 1 (1.33%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) SCOM
7 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) VMware
2 13 (17.33%) Atlassian
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.67%) Sybase
5 10 (13.33%) Citrix
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) HP
7 6 (8.00%) ION Trading
7 6 (8.00%) Veritas
8 2 (2.67%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.67%) Google
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.67%) New Relic
8 2 (2.67%) Splunk
9 1 (1.33%) IDERA
9 1 (1.33%) Intapp
9 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds