The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 156 200
Rank change year-on-year -6 +44  
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.24% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.58% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £363 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -9.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £450
% change year-on-year - -38.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TOWER Software is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1248 1368 2455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.82% 40.43% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1050 1825
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 67
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.25 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing TOWER Software as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the City of London

TOWER Software
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 TOWER Software in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in the City of London

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOWER Software in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOWER Software in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for TOWER Software.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy

TOWER Software
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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM