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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Recommendations over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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.

Actionable Recommendations
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 553 460 426
Rank change year-on-year -93 -34 +141
Contract jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 24 12 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.049% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 5
10th Percentile £430 £439 £217
25th Percentile £513 £468 £235
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £315
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +58.73% -28.00%
75th Percentile £700 £538 £494
90th Percentile £738 £547 £498
England median daily rate £575 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +15.00% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £45.00
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
75th Percentile - - £55.00
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

Actionable Recommendations is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,916 2,904 2,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.84% 11.96% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,460 1,976 1,511
10th Percentile £350 £314 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £656 £601 £588
90th Percentile £756 £688 £650
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 22 46
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.00 £15.73
25th Percentile £25.25 £14.91 £18.96
Median hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £30.05
Median % change year-on-year +122.50% -33.44% +44.33%
75th Percentile £49.25 £36.94 £39.91
90th Percentile £68.25 £38.98 £54.38
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% -16.00% +13.64%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Actionable Recommendations as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Recommendations in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in London.

Daily rate trend for Actionable Recommendations in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Actionable Recommendations in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Actionable Recommendations in London.

Hourly rate trend for Actionable Recommendations in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Recommendations within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -29 5 £590 +18.00%
Actionable Recommendations
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Actionable Recommendations 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 London region with a requirement for Actionable Recommendations.

1 24 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Agile
4 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
6 8 (33.33%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 8 (33.33%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (33.33%) User Research
7 7 (29.17%) Data Science
7 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) BT
8 6 (25.00%) UX Design
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (25.00%) R
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
9 5 (20.83%) Public Sector
9 5 (20.83%) Ethnography
9 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
11 3 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
11 3 (12.50%) Data Strategy
11 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
11 3 (12.50%) Games
11 3 (12.50%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Azure
1 1 (4.17%) GCP
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) SAS EBI
1 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) AppScan
1 2 (8.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (20.83%) Public Sector
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Games
4 3 (12.50%) Japanese Language
4 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) User Researcher
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior User Researcher
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
2 10 (41.67%) Agile
3 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 8 (33.33%) User Research
5 7 (29.17%) Data Science
6 6 (25.00%) Analytics
6 6 (25.00%) UX Design
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) Ethnography
7 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
8 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (12.50%) Data Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
9 3 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
9 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
9 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) R
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Macro
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CEH
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) CSSLP
3 2 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) COREP
1 2 (8.33%) CRD IV
1 2 (8.33%) FINREP
1 2 (8.33%) IFRS
1 2 (8.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Fortify
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
1 2 (8.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) BT
2 2 (8.33%) Checkmarx
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Qualys
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP