Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 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.

Migration
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 142 358 456
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.76% 7.33% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 8.30% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 276 340
Median daily rate £475 £520 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +7.77% +1.58%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £275
90th Percentile £705 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £510 £488
% change year-on-year -6.86% +4.62% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.79% +10.00%
Central London median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -14.44% +16.88%

Migration 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 1,877 4,314 6,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.38% 88.37% 88.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,400 3,363 4,758
Median daily rate £520 £515 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.97% +0.49% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £315
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £510 £513
% change year-on-year +0.49% -0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 48 63
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.18% +3.95% +1.60%
10th Percentile £13.58 £12.02 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £52.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +30.49% +6.49% -4.94%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate +12 1 £475 -13.64%
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) Azure
3 28 (19.72%) Banking
4 27 (19.01%) SQL
5 26 (18.31%) Java
5 26 (18.31%) Data Migration
6 25 (17.61%) AWS
6 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
7 22 (15.49%) Windows
8 19 (13.38%) Linux
8 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
8 19 (13.38%) Data Modelling
9 17 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (11.27%) Oracle
10 16 (11.27%) DevOps
11 14 (9.86%) Active Directory
11 14 (9.86%) ETL
11 14 (9.86%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (9.15%) Office 365
12 13 (9.15%) Windows 10
13 12 (8.45%) Low Latency
13 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.45%) Change Management
13 12 (8.45%) Fixed Income
14 11 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
14 11 (7.75%) MySQL
15 10 (7.04%) .NET

Migration
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 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.41%) Appian
3 2 (1.41%) JBoss
3 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.70%) CICS
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.83%) Azure
2 25 (17.61%) AWS
3 13 (9.15%) Office 365
4 7 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.93%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.93%) Serverless
5 6 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.23%) GCP
5 6 (4.23%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.82%) IaaS
7 4 (2.82%) PaaS
8 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.11%) Route 53
8 3 (2.11%) SaaS
9 2 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
2 4 (2.82%) DHCP
2 4 (2.82%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) SAN
3 3 (2.11%) MPLS
3 3 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (2.11%) WAN
4 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.41%) Network Security
4 2 (1.41%) SMTP
4 2 (1.41%) VLAN
4 2 (1.41%) VoIP
4 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.70%) Intranet
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.75%) MySQL
4 6 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.52%) Power BI
6 4 (2.82%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.82%) MS Access
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.82%) Tableau
7 3 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.41%) Big Data
8 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Cypress.io
1 4 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) GitLab
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) Maven
3 1 (0.70%) ProC
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) French Language
6 2 (1.41%) Front Office
6 2 (1.41%) International Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Police
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (23.24%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) Analyst
3 18 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.56%) Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 12 (8.45%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.93%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Administrator
8 6 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) DBA
9 5 (3.52%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.82%) Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) ETL Tester
10 4 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (2.82%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.52%) HTML
3 4 (2.82%) J2EE
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (2.11%) CSS
4 3 (2.11%) Kafka
4 3 (2.11%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.11%) Web Services
5 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.41%) CSS3
5 2 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.41%) HTML5
5 2 (1.41%) Java EE
5 2 (1.41%) LDAP
5 2 (1.41%) Middleware
5 2 (1.41%) Node.js
5 2 (1.41%) Spring
5 2 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.45%) Fixed Income
3 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.52%) Replication
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) Reinsurance
8 3 (2.11%) Derivative
8 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.41%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.41%) Equities
9 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.41%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 19 (13.38%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.63%) Unix
4 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.11%) SUSE
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.41%) AIX
9 2 (1.41%) CentOS
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.70%) Solaris
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.31%) Data Migration
3 19 (13.38%) Data Modelling
4 16 (11.27%) DevOps
5 14 (9.86%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (9.86%) ETL
6 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.45%) Change Management
6 12 (8.45%) Low Latency
7 11 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.04%) ITIL
8 10 (7.04%) Service Management
9 9 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.34%) SDLC
10 8 (5.63%) Data Mapping
10 8 (5.63%) TDD
11 7 (4.93%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.93%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) SQL
2 26 (18.31%) Java
3 10 (7.04%) Python
4 8 (5.63%) C#
4 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.23%) VB
6 5 (3.52%) VBScript
7 2 (1.41%) ES6
7 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) Go
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) Scala
8 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
1 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.41%) CCNP
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) CCDP
4 1 (0.70%) CCNA
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.70%) VCDX
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) IFRS
4 1 (0.70%) MiFID
4 1 (0.70%) NCSC
4 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.52%) Docker
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.70%) UAG
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Kubernetes
1 10 (7.04%) Terraform
2 7 (4.93%) SCCM
3 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (2.82%) Foglight
4 2 (1.41%) Ansible
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Consul
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) VMware
4 6 (4.23%) Citrix
4 6 (4.23%) Google
4 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
6 3 (2.11%) DocuSign
6 3 (2.11%) NetApp
6 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.41%) Apple
7 2 (1.41%) F5
7 2 (1.41%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.41%) Murex
7 2 (1.41%) OpenText
7 2 (1.41%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.41%) SAP
7 2 (1.41%) Talend
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos