Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Elite 3E skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elite 3E over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Thomson Reuters Elite 3E
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 235 215
Rank change year-on-year -19 -20 +47
Contract jobs citing Elite 3E 6 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.52% 3.41% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 27
City of London median daily rate £315 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.50% +33.75% -35.14%
10th Percentile £195 £275 £232
90th Percentile £572 £663 £583
Central London median daily rate £315 £390 £300
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00% -35.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Elite 3E is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 395 586 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.57% 8.20% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 424 345
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £725 £650
Central London median daily rate £510 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.60 - £24.75
10th Percentile £19.41 - £18.43
90th Percentile £26.40 - £32.08
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.67% +21.21% -1.00%

Elite 3E
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Elite 3E as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Elite 3E in the City of London

Elite 3E
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 Elite 3E in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elite 3E in the City of London

Elite 3E
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elite 3E in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elite 3E in the City of London

Elite 3E
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 Elite 3E in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Elite 3E in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Elite 3E 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 Elite 3E.

1 4 (66.67%) Law
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
1 4 (66.67%) iManage
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Practice Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (16.67%) Intapp
4 1 (16.67%) Aderant
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Elite 3E
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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) iManage
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Aderant
3 1 (16.67%) Intapp