Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 23 February 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.

D Software Zephyr
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 223 225
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +70
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.065% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
City of London median daily rate £500 £548 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.68% +66.54% -40.23%
10th Percentile £380 £374 £312
90th Percentile £646 £688 £342
Central London median daily rate £500 £470 £329
% change year-on-year +6.38% +42.97% -40.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,338 1,093 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.81% 17.83% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 903 793
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £308
90th Percentile £645 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in the City of London

Zephyr
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 Zephyr in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Zephyr in the City of London

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zephyr in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zephyr in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr 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 Zephyr.

1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) System Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (40.00%) User Experience
5 4 (40.00%) Appium
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) BrowserStack
5 4 (40.00%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
5 4 (40.00%) JMeter
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) C#

Zephyr
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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) BlazeMeter
1 4 (40.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) Appium
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (10.00%) Bower
6 1 (10.00%) Chocolatey
6 1 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) TestRail
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) System Testing
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) API Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Case Management
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 1 (10.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Black Duck
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox