Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 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.

Project Delivery
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 95 76
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 124 189 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.66% 2.82% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.18% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 137 161
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £326 £363 £350
90th Percentile £698 £655 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £69.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -70.15% +25.76%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.82 £69.17
% change year-on-year +25.80% -59.78% +25.76%

Project Delivery 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 4,074 5,942 6,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.33% 88.70% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,079 4,646 5,008
City of London median daily rate £515 £523 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +3.21% +3.85%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £331
90th Percentile £688 £675 £695
Central London median daily rate £505 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -1.46% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 74
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 £20.32 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +2.90% -3.66%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.67
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.09 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.74 £20.00 £21.11
% change year-on-year +13.68% -5.27% +5.99%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Delivery in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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 - 1 £238 -
Project Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 Project Delivery.

1 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) Finance
3 45 (36.29%) Project Management
4 24 (19.35%) Scrum
5 20 (16.13%) Banking
6 18 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (14.52%) Azure
7 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.48%) Java
10 12 (9.68%) Cisco
10 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.87%) DevOps
11 11 (8.87%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.06%) Legal
12 10 (8.06%) Asset Management
12 10 (8.06%) SQL
12 10 (8.06%) Project Governance
13 9 (7.26%) Firewall
13 9 (7.26%) Migration
13 9 (7.26%) Project Planning
14 8 (6.45%) Oracle
14 8 (6.45%) ERP
14 8 (6.45%) Kanban
14 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
14 8 (6.45%) Office 365
15 7 (5.65%) Data Governance
15 7 (5.65%) Data Protection
15 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared

Project Delivery
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 4 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) InDesign
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Maximo
1 2 (1.61%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.61%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) Azure
2 8 (6.45%) Office 365
3 5 (4.03%) AWS
4 4 (3.23%) IaaS
4 4 (3.23%) PaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.42%) GitHub
5 3 (2.42%) Route 53
5 3 (2.42%) SaaS
6 2 (1.61%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.81%) GCP
7 1 (0.81%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.81%) NuGet
7 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.81%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) Firewall
2 7 (5.65%) MPLS
3 3 (2.42%) BGP
3 3 (2.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.42%) LAN
3 3 (2.42%) OSPF
3 3 (2.42%) VPN
3 3 (2.42%) WAN
4 2 (1.61%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Big Data
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) MS Access
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) DataStage
5 1 (0.81%) EDMS
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) CircleCI
2 3 (2.42%) Selenium
2 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.61%) JMeter
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) GitLab
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) JUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) MSI
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) WiX
General
1 46 (37.10%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Legal
4 6 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.03%) Front Office
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Law
6 4 (3.23%) Retail
7 3 (2.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Publishing
7 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) International Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Local Government
9 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 46 (37.10%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.29%) Analyst
3 11 (8.87%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Agile Coach
8 5 (4.03%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Data Governance Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Data Governance Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Governance Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Product Owner
8 5 (4.03%) Project Governance Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) REST
2 3 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.42%) Apache Sling
2 3 (2.42%) HTML
2 3 (2.42%) J2SE
2 3 (2.42%) Lucene
2 3 (2.42%) OSGi
2 3 (2.42%) SAML
2 3 (2.42%) XSLT
3 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.61%) CSS
3 2 (1.61%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.61%) HTML5
3 2 (1.61%) Spring
3 2 (1.61%) Spring Boot
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.81%) Kafka
4 1 (0.81%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.84%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.42%) Equities
5 2 (1.61%) PMI
5 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Derivative
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.81%) Photography
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.29%) Project Management
3 24 (19.35%) Scrum
4 18 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.87%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.87%) DevOps
9 10 (8.06%) Asset Management
9 10 (8.06%) Project Governance
10 9 (7.26%) Migration
10 9 (7.26%) Project Planning
11 8 (6.45%) ERP
11 8 (6.45%) Kanban
12 7 (5.65%) Agile Coaching
12 7 (5.65%) Coaching
12 7 (5.65%) Data Governance
12 7 (5.65%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) Java
2 10 (8.06%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) Python
4 5 (4.03%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (1.61%) C
6 2 (1.61%) C++
6 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) Go
7 1 (0.81%) Java 8
7 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.81%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) CCNP
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) CCNA
5 4 (3.23%) PMP
6 3 (2.42%) ISEB
6 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.61%) APMP
7 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.61%) CBAP
7 2 (1.61%) CCDA
7 2 (1.61%) CCDP
7 2 (1.61%) CCIE
7 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) IIBA
8 1 (0.81%) HNC
8 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) GDPR
2 4 (3.23%) PMO
3 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.61%) COREP
4 2 (1.61%) FINREP
4 2 (1.61%) QA
4 2 (1.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.81%) MiFID
5 1 (0.81%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.81%) SEPA
5 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) SCOM
1 3 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.61%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.81%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Cisco
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) Citrix
5 5 (4.03%) Adobe
5 5 (4.03%) F5
5 5 (4.03%) VMware
6 4 (3.23%) Informatica
7 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.42%) Juniper
7 3 (2.42%) Okta
7 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 3 (2.42%) Zscaler
8 2 (1.61%) Cadence
8 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.61%) Varonis
9 1 (0.81%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow