Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VML over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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.

Vector Markup Language (VML)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing VML 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median daily rate £625 - -
Central London median daily rate £625 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,785 2,494 2,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.54% 37.74% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,274 2,005 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.05% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +16.60% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £17.08
90th Percentile £62.50 £29.62 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.36 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.84% +16.00% -34.61%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VML 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 VML.

1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) CASB

VML
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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec