Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 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.

Squid Cache
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 241 259
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category - 0.28% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
City of London median daily rate - £585 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.71% +25.93%
Central London median daily rate - £496 £425
% change year-on-year - +16.59% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Squid 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 853 719 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.01% 10.79% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 562 675
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £201 £213
90th Percentile £662 £636 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 34
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.71
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £30.89
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +12.44%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the City of London

Squid
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 Squid in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Squid in the City of London