Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 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.

Collaborative Working
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 200 192
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +34
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 62 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 36
City of London median daily rate £469 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £363 £409 £380
90th Percentile £621 £675 £756
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £20.54 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.32% -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.54 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -53.32% -

Collaborative Working 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 6,099 5,670 5,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.88% 87.99% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,822 4,377 4,823
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £315 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 55 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.33
90th Percentile £31.50 £29.77 £45.97
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.03% -6.53% -1.10%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the City of London

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in the City of London

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in the City of London

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Collaborative Working in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Finance
3 23 (37.10%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) Scrum
5 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (20.97%) SQL
6 13 (20.97%) User Experience
7 11 (17.74%) Microservices
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.52%) JSON
8 9 (14.52%) QA
8 9 (14.52%) Banking
8 9 (14.52%) Web Services
8 9 (14.52%) Coaching
9 8 (12.90%) DevOps
9 8 (12.90%) HTML
9 8 (12.90%) JMS
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.90%) Migration
9 8 (12.90%) JIRA
9 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
9 8 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (11.29%) Big Data
10 7 (11.29%) Kafka
10 7 (11.29%) REST
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement

Collaborative Working
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 7 (11.29%) Confluence
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Jetty
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.45%) Serverless
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.23%) npm
4 2 (3.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.61%) G Suite
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Intranet
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.23%) Extranet
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) SSL
3 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.84%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.84%) HBase
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.84%) Power BI
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) Selenium
3 4 (6.45%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.23%) PostCSS
5 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Maven
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Protractor
6 1 (1.61%) TestNG
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.45%) Marketing
5 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Designer
4 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Digital Architect
5 5 (8.06%) UX Designer
6 4 (6.45%) UI Designer
6 4 (6.45%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Digital UX Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (4.84%) SOA Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) JSON
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) HTML
2 8 (12.90%) JMS
3 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 7 (11.29%) Kafka
3 7 (11.29%) REST
3 7 (11.29%) SOAP
3 7 (11.29%) XML
4 5 (8.06%) HTML5
4 5 (8.06%) JSP
5 4 (6.45%) CSS
5 4 (6.45%) RESTful
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 3 (4.84%) Sass
6 3 (4.84%) XSLT
7 2 (3.23%) Express
7 2 (3.23%) Handlebars
7 2 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.68%) Fintech
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.23%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.61%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) iPhone
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Scrum
3 11 (17.74%) Microservices
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) TDD
3 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.52%) Coaching
5 8 (12.90%) DevOps
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) Mobile First
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.84%) ES6
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) XPath
9 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) ES7
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CIMA
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MCSD
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.84%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Apigee
4 3 (4.84%) CA
4 3 (4.84%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.84%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.23%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) FactSet
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Intapp
6 1 (1.61%) Meraki
6 1 (1.61%) Novell
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore