Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 97 69
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 141 194 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.52% 2.72% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.10% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 181
City of London median daily rate £520 £513 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +6.22% -0.26%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £642 £675
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 5,002 6,257 6,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.32% 87.66% 89.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,879 4,943 5,157
City of London median daily rate £520 £510 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +0.99% +6.32%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £680 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% - -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £33.40 £31.10
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%

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 11 December 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 66 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.30%) Finance
2 54 (38.30%) Project Management
3 27 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (19.15%) Scrum
4 22 (15.60%) Banking
5 18 (12.77%) Azure
6 17 (12.06%) Migration
6 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
7 15 (10.64%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.22%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.51%) Project Planning
11 11 (7.80%) Coaching
11 11 (7.80%) PMO
12 10 (7.09%) Degree
12 10 (7.09%) Data Governance
12 10 (7.09%) Project Governance
12 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
12 10 (7.09%) ERP
12 10 (7.09%) Java
12 10 (7.09%) SQL
13 9 (6.38%) MPLS
13 9 (6.38%) Legal
13 9 (6.38%) DevOps
13 9 (6.38%) Office 365
13 9 (6.38%) SDLC
13 9 (6.38%) GDPR
14 8 (5.67%) Agile Coaching

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 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.13%) CMS
3 3 (2.13%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Confluence
4 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.13%) InDesign
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.71%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.77%) Azure
2 9 (6.38%) Office 365
3 4 (2.84%) AWS
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.13%) GitHub
4 3 (2.13%) Route 53
5 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.71%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.71%) GCP
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.71%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) MPLS
2 8 (5.67%) Firewall
3 7 (4.96%) Internet
4 5 (3.55%) DNS
4 5 (3.55%) IP Telephony
4 5 (3.55%) LAN
4 5 (3.55%) WAN
5 4 (2.84%) VPN
6 3 (2.13%) BGP
6 3 (2.13%) OSPF
6 3 (2.13%) VoIP
7 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.42%) Intranet
7 2 (1.42%) Network Security
7 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.71%) VLAN
8 1 (0.71%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (2.84%) MySQL
2 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.42%) MS Access
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.42%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) DataStage
4 1 (0.71%) EDMS
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) Looker
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.71%) Gatling
3 1 (0.71%) GoCD
3 1 (0.71%) JMeter
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (38.30%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Legal
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.84%) Law
6 4 (2.84%) Retail
6 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.13%) Front Office
7 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Publishing
8 2 (1.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (34.04%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.51%) Analyst
3 10 (7.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 9 (6.38%) Developer
5 8 (5.67%) Architect
5 8 (5.67%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.67%) Consultant
6 7 (4.96%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.96%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Agile Coach
7 6 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Governance Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Data Governance Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Data Governance Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Project Governance Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) HTML
2 5 (3.55%) CSS
3 4 (2.84%) Node.js
4 3 (2.13%) .NET
4 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.13%) Apache Sling
4 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.13%) Breeze.js
4 3 (2.13%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.13%) J2SE
4 3 (2.13%) Lucene
4 3 (2.13%) OSGi
4 3 (2.13%) React
4 3 (2.13%) REST
4 3 (2.13%) SAML
4 3 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.13%) XSLT
5 2 (1.42%) HTML5
5 2 (1.42%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) PMI
4 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.84%) User Experience
5 2 (1.42%) Equities
5 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) Blog
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Robotics
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.71%) Tandem
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) Windows
2 6 (4.26%) Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.30%) Project Management
3 27 (19.15%) Scrum
3 27 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.06%) Migration
4 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
5 15 (10.64%) Programme Management
6 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.22%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.51%) Project Planning
9 11 (7.80%) Coaching
10 10 (7.09%) Data Governance
10 10 (7.09%) ERP
10 10 (7.09%) Project Governance
11 9 (6.38%) DevOps
11 9 (6.38%) SDLC
12 8 (5.67%) Agile Coaching
12 8 (5.67%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.67%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.09%) Java
1 10 (7.09%) SQL
2 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.96%) Python
4 4 (2.84%) C
4 4 (2.84%) PHP
5 3 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (1.42%) C++
6 2 (1.42%) Go
6 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) ABAP
7 1 (0.71%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.55%) CCNA
4 5 (3.55%) CCNP
4 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) CCDA
6 3 (2.13%) CCDP
6 3 (2.13%) CCIE
6 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) PMP
7 2 (1.42%) APMG
7 2 (1.42%) APMP
7 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) HNC
8 1 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) PMO
2 9 (6.38%) GDPR
3 3 (2.13%) IFRS
3 3 (2.13%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.42%) COREP
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.42%) FINREP
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SCCM
2 3 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) Cisco
4 6 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (2.84%) Informatica
5 4 (2.84%) SAP
6 3 (2.13%) Adobe
6 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.13%) Okta
6 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.42%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.42%) Cadence
7 2 (1.42%) F5
7 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) Zscaler
8 1 (0.71%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.71%) iManage
8 1 (0.71%) Talend