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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Applications in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Applications over the 6 months to 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Legacy Application
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 142 150
Rank change year-on-year -39 +8 +92
Contract jobs citing Legacy Applications 5 3 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.28% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
10th Percentile £490 - £466
25th Percentile £569 - £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £563
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +15.38%
75th Percentile £685 - £650
90th Percentile £771 - £673
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £488
% change year-on-year +13.64% +12.82% -6.02%

Legacy Applications is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,409 1,071 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.56% 38.29% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 728 754
10th Percentile £413 £342 £301
25th Percentile £495 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.59% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £651 £625
90th Percentile £808 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £503
% change year-on-year +4.55% +9.45% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £37.00 £9.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £46.50 £14.08 £27.18
Median % change year-on-year +230.37% -48.21% +41.17%
75th Percentile £59.50 £31.63 £41.48
90th Percentile £63.48 £40.70 £52.40
Central London median hourly rate £46.50 £17.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year +158.69% -34.64% +41.94%

Legacy Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legacy Applications as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Applications in the City of London

Legacy Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legacy Applications in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Legacy Applications in the City of London

Legacy Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legacy Applications in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Legacy Applications in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Legacy Applications 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 Legacy Applications.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Terraform
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (40.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Documentation Skills
2 2 (40.00%) CI/CD
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub Actions
3 1 (20.00%) ARM Templates
3 1 (20.00%) Application Security
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ECS

Legacy Applications
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 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (40.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CodeBuild
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) CloudFront
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub Actions
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Documentation Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ARM Templates
1 1 (20.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) CI/CD
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile
2 1 (20.00%) Application Security
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Science
2 1 (20.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) Bash
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft