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 DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSL 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.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 - 278
Rank change year-on-year - +278 +13
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
City of London median daily rate £509 - £325
10th Percentile £478 - £308
90th Percentile £543 - £435
London median daily rate £509 £369 £340
% change year-on-year +37.97% +8.46% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £91.50

DSL 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%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the City of London

DSL
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 DSL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in the City of London

DSL
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 DSL in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Graphite
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform

DSL
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 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Graphite
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera