Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 325 483
Rank change year-on-year -104 +158 +10
Contract jobs citing CA 121 32 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 22 58
10th Percentile £450 £401 £350
25th Percentile £503 £425 £478
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £471 £550
Median % change year-on-year +22.02% -14.32% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £538 £636
90th Percentile £775 £558 £688
England median daily rate £550 £498 £525
% change year-on-year +10.55% -5.24% +15.93%

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 12,902 5,453 15,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 40.69% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,760 3,700 10,371
10th Percentile £342 £305 £275
25th Percentile £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £725 £718 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 44 247
10th Percentile £13.24 £12.65 £12.48
25th Percentile £15.13 £15.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.44% +5.95% +7.69%
75th Percentile £44.44 £47.38 £29.96
90th Percentile £57.75 £51.34 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.81 £19.22
% change year-on-year -8.70% +8.27% +10.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -7 7 £500 +22.32% 4
Central London -59 6 £525 - 2
South London - 2 £563 -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 45 (37.19%) Java
2 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.45%) Social Skills
4 27 (22.31%) SQL
5 25 (20.66%) Kubernetes
6 24 (19.83%) Docker
7 23 (19.01%) Jenkins
7 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.01%) Banking
7 23 (19.01%) Finance
7 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
7 23 (19.01%) AWS
8 22 (18.18%) RESTful
8 22 (18.18%) TDD
8 22 (18.18%) Project Management
8 22 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
8 22 (18.18%) Backlog Management
9 21 (17.36%) OAuth
10 20 (16.53%) SSL
11 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
12 18 (14.88%) Validation
12 18 (14.88%) SAML
12 18 (14.88%) gRPC
12 18 (14.88%) DevOps
12 18 (14.88%) Gradle
13 17 (14.05%) React
13 17 (14.05%) Firewall
13 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
13 17 (14.05%) PKI
14 16 (13.22%) CA Single Sign-On

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 12 (9.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (9.09%) nginx
2 11 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 10 (8.26%) CICS
4 7 (5.79%) Apache
4 7 (5.79%) IIS
5 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Documentum
7 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) AWS
2 16 (13.22%) Serverless
3 14 (11.57%) Amazon EKS
4 13 (10.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (10.74%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (10.74%) Amazon ECS
4 13 (10.74%) Amazon S3
4 13 (10.74%) Amazon SQS
4 13 (10.74%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (10.74%) AWS Step Functions
4 13 (10.74%) Route 53
5 12 (9.92%) Azure
5 12 (9.92%) PaaS
6 10 (8.26%) GCP
7 8 (6.61%) IaaS
8 7 (5.79%) SaaS
9 6 (4.96%) Apigee
10 4 (3.31%) GitHub
10 4 (3.31%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) SSL
2 17 (14.05%) Firewall
3 14 (11.57%) Kerberos
4 6 (4.96%) DNS
4 6 (4.96%) IKE
4 6 (4.96%) IPsec
4 6 (4.96%) VPN
5 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 2 (1.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.83%) 4G
7 1 (0.83%) 5G
7 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) HTTP
7 1 (0.83%) LTE
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.83%) VoWiFi
7 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.13%) Couchbase
2 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.13%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.48%) DB2
3 3 (2.48%) IDMS
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
1 23 (19.01%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.88%) Gradle
3 13 (10.74%) webpack
4 10 (8.26%) IntelliJ
5 8 (6.61%) JUnit
6 7 (5.79%) Android Studio
6 7 (5.79%) Calabash
6 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.96%) JIRA
7 6 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.31%) Mockito
9 3 (2.48%) Postman
10 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.65%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.65%) fastlane
10 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (26.45%) Social Skills
2 23 (19.01%) Banking
2 23 (19.01%) Finance
3 19 (15.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.09%) Games
4 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.96%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.48%) Marketing
8 2 (1.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Developer
2 22 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Architect
4 14 (11.57%) AWS Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.79%) IT Security Officer
7 7 (5.79%) Lead Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Lead Security Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Security Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Security Officer
8 6 (4.96%) Backend Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Design Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) DBA
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) RESTful
2 21 (17.36%) OAuth
3 18 (14.88%) gRPC
3 18 (14.88%) SAML
4 17 (14.05%) React
5 13 (10.74%) CSS
5 13 (10.74%) GraphQL
5 13 (10.74%) LitElement
5 13 (10.74%) Node.js
6 11 (9.09%) .NET
6 11 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 11 (9.09%) Spring
6 11 (9.09%) Spring Boot
7 10 (8.26%) OpenID
7 10 (8.26%) XML
8 8 (6.61%) JSON
8 8 (6.61%) LDAP
9 7 (5.79%) Android SDK
9 7 (5.79%) Dagger
9 7 (5.79%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) PKI
2 10 (8.26%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.79%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Linux
2 11 (9.09%) Windows
2 11 (9.09%) zOS
3 10 (8.26%) Android
4 6 (4.96%) MVS
5 5 (4.13%) Debian
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Backlog Management
2 22 (18.18%) Project Management
2 22 (18.18%) TDD
3 18 (14.88%) DevOps
3 18 (14.88%) Validation
4 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (11.57%) Data Protection
5 14 (11.57%) Microservices
5 14 (11.57%) SDLC
6 13 (10.74%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (10.74%) Scrum
6 13 (10.74%) Tech Ops
7 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.92%) Data Analysis
7 12 (9.92%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (8.26%) Clean Code
8 10 (8.26%) Migration
8 10 (8.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) Java
2 27 (22.31%) SQL
3 10 (8.26%) C#
3 10 (8.26%) REXX
4 9 (7.44%) Kotlin
5 8 (6.61%) Python
6 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.31%) JCL
7 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.65%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.65%) Java 11
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) COBOL
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) CIMA
2 5 (4.13%) DBS Check
2 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) ACCA
3 1 (0.83%) CISA
3 1 (0.83%) CISM
3 1 (0.83%) CISSP
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) QA
2 13 (10.74%) Data Quality
3 12 (9.92%) GAAP
3 12 (9.92%) IFRS
System Software
1 24 (19.83%) Docker
2 11 (9.09%) vCloud
3 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.96%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.31%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.65%) ACF2
7 2 (1.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (1.65%) RACF
8 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.83%) IAG
8 1 (0.83%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (20.66%) Kubernetes
2 16 (13.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 15 (12.40%) Ansible
4 11 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (6.61%) HP Fortify
6 7 (5.79%) HAProxy
6 7 (5.79%) Tivoli
7 6 (4.96%) Terraform
8 5 (4.13%) Consul
8 5 (4.13%) Fluentd
8 5 (4.13%) Grafana
8 5 (4.13%) Prometheus
8 5 (4.13%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.31%) Control-M
10 3 (2.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.83%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.83%) Sun Identity Manager
12 1 (0.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
3 14 (11.57%) VMware
4 11 (9.09%) IBM
5 9 (7.44%) BMC
5 9 (7.44%) HP
6 7 (5.79%) Oracle
6 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.96%) CyberArk
8 5 (4.13%) Google
8 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.13%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.65%) Compuware
9 2 (1.65%) SAP
9 2 (1.65%) Splunk
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco
10 1 (0.83%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) EMC
10 1 (0.83%) Juniper
10 1 (0.83%) Sun