Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 - 600
Rank change year-on-year - +600 +5
Contract jobs citing Black Duck 19 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% - 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% - 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 10
London median daily rate £675 - £538
10th Percentile £440 - £461
90th Percentile £775 - £651
England median daily rate £550 £490 £538
% change year-on-year +12.24% -8.84% +22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 18,357 18,220 19,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.96% 41.12% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,455 12,338 12,869
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 254 251
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.39 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 - 4 £733 -
South London - 2 £500 - 2
Black Duck
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Waterfall
1 14 (73.68%) Open Source
2 12 (63.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (52.63%) GitLab
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
3 10 (52.63%) Ansible
3 10 (52.63%) Business Development
3 10 (52.63%) CentOS
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (47.37%) Terraform
5 8 (42.11%) DevOps
6 7 (36.84%) Coaching
7 6 (31.58%) Docker
7 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Spring
9 4 (21.05%) Maven
9 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (21.05%) QA
9 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (21.05%) Microservices
9 4 (21.05%) Confluence

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 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (52.63%) GitLab
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Head of DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Digital
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Head of QA
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) CentOS
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Open Source
1 14 (73.68%) Waterfall
2 10 (52.63%) Business Development
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) Coaching
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Service Design
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 9 (47.37%) Terraform
3 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.53%) FreeIPA
4 2 (10.53%) Grafana
4 2 (10.53%) HP Fortify
4 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) Coverity
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk