Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Platform Symphony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Platform Symphony over the 6 months to 7 December 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.

IBM Platform Symphony
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Platform Symphony 2 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.049% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £804 - -
Central London median daily rate £804 - -

Platform Symphony is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 585 306 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.36% 15.35% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 231 729
10th Percentile £223 £225 £208
25th Percentile £453 £394 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £666 £584 £600
90th Percentile £759 £638 £656
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 21
10th Percentile £23.25 £22.65 £12.76
25th Percentile £23.63 £22.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +15.00% +3.90%
75th Percentile £24.75 £26.81 £21.25
90th Percentile " £33.68 £24.75
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% +17.95% +1.30%

Platform Symphony
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Symphony in the City of London

Platform Symphony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Platform Symphony in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk

Platform Symphony
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL