Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognizant products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognizant over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 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 Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Cognizant
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 602 602
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -27
Contract jobs citing Cognizant 12 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.037% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
London median daily rate £688 £501 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.16% +19.35% -1.18%
10th Percentile £518 £335 £358
90th Percentile £925 £706 £635
England median daily rate £613 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +48.48% +0.61% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Cognizant is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 17532 18888 20318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.69% 41.62% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11825 12814 13304
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £244
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 226 481
London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.42% +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £35.78 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Cognizant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognizant in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognizant in London

Cognizant
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 Cognizant within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 - 2 £575 -
Cognizant
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognizant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cognizant.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) STL
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) MiFID
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) Solace
3 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) EJB
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) Struts
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss

Cognizant
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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
1 5 (41.67%) STL
2 2 (16.67%) EJB
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Struts
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
1 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) MiFID
2 2 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Solace
2 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle