Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Black Duck products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Black Duck over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

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

Black Duck
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 621 617
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Black Duck 20 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.031% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 14
London median daily rate £675 £700 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +26.70% +30.00%
10th Percentile £445 £650 £466
90th Percentile £775 £738 £659
England median daily rate £550 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Black Duck is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,637 19,176 19,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.09% 40.38% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,647 13,049 12,740
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 302 290
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

Black Duck
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Black Duck as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Black Duck in London

Black Duck
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Black Duck in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Black Duck in London

Black Duck
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Black Duck in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Black Duck in London

Black Duck
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 Black Duck within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -18 4 £733 +8.52%
South London - 2 £500 -
Black Duck
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Black Duck 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 Black Duck.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
1 13 (65.00%) Open Source
2 12 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (50.00%) GitLab
3 10 (50.00%) Puppet
3 10 (50.00%) CentOS
3 10 (50.00%) Ansible
3 10 (50.00%) Business Development
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (45.00%) Terraform
5 8 (40.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) Coaching
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) Docker
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (20.00%) HP Fortify
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) Coverity
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

Black Duck
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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (50.00%) GitLab
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
1 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) CentOS
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) Open Source
1 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (50.00%) Business Development
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Microservices
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Service Design
8 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) Terraform
3 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (20.00%) HP Fortify
5 2 (10.00%) FreeIPA
5 2 (10.00%) Grafana
5 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Coverity
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk