Period
to 20 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 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 CA Technologies.

CA
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 388 386 544
Rank change year-on-year -2 +158 -6
Contract jobs citing CA 53 50 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 53
10th Percentile £400 £345 £350
25th Percentile £428 £410 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £471 £575
Median % change year-on-year +0.27% -18.04% +9.52%
75th Percentile £570 £560 £625
90th Percentile £656 £600 £751
England median daily rate £473 £509 £475
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £68.36 £48.85 -
Median % change year-on-year +39.94% - -
England median hourly rate £68.36 £49.43 £40.75
% change year-on-year +38.31% +21.29% +1.88%

CA 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 8,390 9,232 16,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.83% 39.16% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,597 6,295 11,351
10th Percentile £325 £263 £298
25th Percentile £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 171 256
10th Percentile £15.37 £12.44 £12.75
25th Percentile £21.25 £18.00 £16.44
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £20.57
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% +11.80% -4.31%
75th Percentile £51.50 £36.05 £30.94
90th Percentile £67.40 £51.75 £46.56
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.92% +5.71% +0.40%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CA in London

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for CA in London

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CA in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CA in London

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for CA in London

CA
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 CA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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
East London +25 4 £500 +22.32% 3
CA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CA 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 CA.

1 22 (41.51%) Azure
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
4 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 14 (26.42%) CA Agile Central
5 14 (26.42%) Backlog Management
6 13 (24.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (22.64%) Spring
7 12 (22.64%) HP
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
8 11 (20.75%) Network Design
8 11 (20.75%) IaaS
8 11 (20.75%) Kotlin
9 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
9 10 (18.87%) Storage Management
9 10 (18.87%) AWS
9 10 (18.87%) BMC
9 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.98%) IBM
10 9 (16.98%) Gradle
10 9 (16.98%) Vue.js
11 8 (15.09%) Spring Boot
11 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
11 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) Firewall

CA
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 13 (24.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.55%) CICS
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Azure
2 11 (20.75%) IaaS
3 10 (18.87%) AWS
4 6 (11.32%) GCP
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) BGP
2 5 (9.43%) Kerberos
2 5 (9.43%) MPLS
2 5 (9.43%) OSPF
2 5 (9.43%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) VSAN
5 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) Multicast
5 2 (3.77%) SD-WAN
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) IDMS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
1 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) Gradle
3 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) Calabash
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) MSI
5 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) General Ledger
2 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (9.43%) IT Security Officer
3 5 (9.43%) Security Officer
4 4 (7.55%) DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Backend Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Mainframe DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Expert
6 2 (3.77%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Spring
2 9 (16.98%) Vue.js
3 8 (15.09%) Spring Boot
4 7 (13.21%) .NET
5 6 (11.32%) REST
6 5 (9.43%) HTML
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE
6 5 (9.43%) React
6 5 (9.43%) SAML
7 4 (7.55%) CSS
7 4 (7.55%) CSS3
7 4 (7.55%) ISPF
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
9 2 (3.77%) Jinja
9 2 (3.77%) RESTful
9 2 (3.77%) ServiceStack
9 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
2 7 (13.21%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) e-Health
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) zOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (5.66%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) MVS
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Backlog Management
2 14 (26.42%) TDD
3 11 (20.75%) Network Design
3 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
4 10 (18.87%) Storage Management
5 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
6 7 (13.21%) Customer Insight
6 7 (13.21%) High Availability
6 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) Product Requirements
7 6 (11.32%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) Microservices
8 5 (9.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Source Code Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) Kotlin
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) C#
5 5 (9.43%) REXX
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.77%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) COBOL
9 1 (1.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) CCDA
2 4 (7.55%) CCDP
2 4 (7.55%) CCNA
2 4 (7.55%) CCNP
3 3 (5.66%) CCIE
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) IFRS
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) vSphere
3 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.55%) ACF2
4 4 (7.55%) RACF
5 3 (5.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.77%) XenApp
7 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.89%) IAG
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) NDS
7 1 (1.89%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (1.89%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Tivoli
1 7 (13.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 5 (9.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (9.43%) HP Fortify
3 4 (7.55%) vRealize
4 2 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) CA Agile Central
2 12 (22.64%) HP
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) BMC
5 9 (16.98%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) VMware
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
8 6 (11.32%) Google
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco
10 3 (5.66%) Compuware
10 3 (5.66%) F5
10 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.77%) Citrix
11 2 (3.77%) Huawei
11 2 (3.77%) Ivanti
11 2 (3.77%) Meraki
11 2 (3.77%) Nokia
11 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.89%) CyberArk