Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Digital Transformation Programme skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Transformation Programme over the 6 months to 26 April 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.

Digital Transformation Programmes/Projects
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 215 354
Rank change year-on-year +9 +139 +97
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 620 492 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.24% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 380 215
London median daily rate £525 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.89%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £363
90th Percentile £660 £675 £665
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £17.43 £19.25
% change year-on-year +244.23% -9.45% -

Digital Transformation Programme is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,127 34,339 37,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.23% 86.34% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,949 24,718 27,346
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £648
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 378 425
London median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £53.94 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

Digital Transformation Programme
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Digital Transformation Programme as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Transformation Programme in London

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Transformation Programme in London

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Transformation Programme in London

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Transformation Programme in London

Digital Transformation Programme
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 Digital Transformation Programme within the London region over the 6 months to 26 April 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 -3 117 £550 +2.33% 16
West London +38 77 £525 +16.67% 9
East London -8 21 £489 +5.68% 2
South London -44 13 £563 +25.00% 1
North London -3 1 £375 -3.97%
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 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 Digital Transformation Programme.

1 412 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (46.94%) Java
3 191 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
4 181 (29.19%) TDD
5 141 (22.74%) Finance
6 130 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
7 124 (20.00%) Ansible
8 119 (19.19%) DevOps
8 119 (19.19%) Git (software)
9 113 (18.23%) Puppet
9 113 (18.23%) PostgreSQL
10 112 (18.06%) OO
10 112 (18.06%) Microservices
11 109 (17.58%) Docker
12 107 (17.26%) JavaScript
13 104 (16.77%) NoSQL
14 100 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 98 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
16 97 (15.65%) Jenkins
16 97 (15.65%) BDD
17 96 (15.48%) REST
18 94 (15.16%) HTML
19 90 (14.52%) NUnit
20 89 (14.35%) Scrum
21 85 (13.71%) Linux
21 85 (13.71%) Test Automation
22 83 (13.39%) Tomcat
23 80 (12.90%) MySQL
24 79 (12.74%) Banking
25 78 (12.58%) Spring

Digital Transformation Programme
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 83 (13.39%) Tomcat
2 68 (10.97%) OpenStack
3 67 (10.81%) WebLogic
4 66 (10.65%) WebSphere
5 54 (8.71%) Confluence
6 23 (3.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 20 (3.23%) CMS
8 14 (2.26%) JBoss
8 14 (2.26%) Jetty
9 13 (2.10%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.77%) Mule
11 10 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.29%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.32%) IIS
13 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.16%) Apache
14 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.16%) InVision
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 191 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.39%) Heroku
4 18 (2.90%) npm
5 14 (2.26%) IaaS
6 12 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.94%) Serverless
7 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.45%) GitHub
9 8 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.97%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.68%) HTTP
2 42 (6.77%) FTP
3 38 (6.13%) SSL
4 35 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 34 (5.48%) DNS
6 13 (2.10%) SMTP
7 10 (1.61%) Internet
8 8 (1.29%) DHCP
8 8 (1.29%) IPsec
9 6 (0.97%) Firewall
10 5 (0.81%) IMAP
11 2 (0.32%) Skype
11 2 (0.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.16%) 5G
12 1 (0.16%) MPLS
12 1 (0.16%) Network Security
12 1 (0.16%) SMS
12 1 (0.16%) Softphone
12 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.23%) PostgreSQL
2 104 (16.77%) NoSQL
3 80 (12.90%) MySQL
4 66 (10.65%) MongoDB
5 51 (8.23%) Relational Database
6 42 (6.77%) Big Data
7 40 (6.45%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.06%) HBase
9 18 (2.90%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.42%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.29%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.97%) Redis
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.48%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.48%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.32%) Impala
15 2 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 119 (19.19%) Git (software)
2 97 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 90 (14.52%) NUnit
4 65 (10.48%) MSTest
5 62 (10.00%) JIRA
6 50 (8.06%) Cucumber
7 47 (7.58%) Selenium
8 40 (6.45%) gulp
9 37 (5.97%) JUnit
10 32 (5.16%) Gradle
11 31 (5.00%) Maven
12 26 (4.19%) Subversion
13 24 (3.87%) GitLab
14 23 (3.71%) Spock
15 21 (3.39%) Gatling
15 21 (3.39%) Geb
16 18 (2.90%) Grunt
17 17 (2.74%) Hudson
18 15 (2.42%) TeamCity
19 14 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 141 (22.74%) Finance
2 79 (12.74%) Banking
3 34 (5.48%) Retail Banking
4 27 (4.35%) Retail
5 25 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.94%) Marketing
7 9 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.13%) Local Government
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
10 4 (0.65%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 251 (40.48%) Developer
2 159 (25.65%) Java Developer
3 102 (16.45%) Digital Transformation
4 76 (12.26%) Senior Developer
5 64 (10.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 50 (8.06%) Analyst
8 49 (7.90%) Digital Developer
9 48 (7.74%) Architect
10 37 (5.97%) Agile Developer
11 36 (5.81%) Business Analyst
12 26 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
12 26 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
12 26 (4.19%) Digital Analyst
12 26 (4.19%) Project Manager
13 24 (3.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.71%) AWS Developer
15 22 (3.55%) Agile Java Developer
16 21 (3.39%) React Developer
17 20 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.48%) REST
2 94 (15.16%) HTML
3 78 (12.58%) Spring
4 74 (11.94%) CSS
5 71 (11.45%) JSON
6 70 (11.29%) Web Services
7 55 (8.87%) React
8 53 (8.55%) AngularJS
9 52 (8.39%) HTML5
10 51 (8.23%) Guice
11 46 (7.42%) RESTful
12 44 (7.10%) Node.js
13 43 (6.94%) Spring Boot
13 43 (6.94%) XML
14 42 (6.77%) SOAP
15 41 (6.61%) Hibernate
16 39 (6.29%) OAuth
17 36 (5.81%) Kafka
18 34 (5.48%) OAuth2
19 29 (4.68%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (7.10%) User Experience
3 30 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.97%) Clustering
8 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.97%) iPad
8 6 (0.97%) NHS
9 5 (0.81%) FMCG
9 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.65%) Fintech
10 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.48%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.48%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.32%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.71%) Linux
2 25 (4.03%) Windows
3 14 (2.26%) Unix
4 12 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.81%) CentOS
6 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (29.19%) TDD
3 130 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (19.19%) DevOps
5 112 (18.06%) Microservices
5 112 (18.06%) OO
6 97 (15.65%) BDD
7 89 (14.35%) Scrum
8 85 (13.71%) Test Automation
9 63 (10.16%) Migration
9 63 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 53 (8.55%) Open Source
12 52 (8.39%) Project Management
13 46 (7.42%) E-Commerce
14 43 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (6.61%) Kanban
16 40 (6.45%) Front End Development
17 39 (6.29%) MVC
18 38 (6.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 291 (46.94%) Java
2 107 (17.26%) JavaScript
3 69 (11.13%) Java 8
4 59 (9.52%) Groovy
5 57 (9.19%) Python
6 46 (7.42%) Ruby
7 44 (7.10%) Scala
8 38 (6.13%) SQL
9 29 (4.68%) C#
10 24 (3.87%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.55%) ES6
11 22 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.74%) PHP
13 14 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.94%) R
15 8 (1.29%) Go
15 8 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.97%) Perl
18 4 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (3.71%) Degree
5 5 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.81%) ISEB
5 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) APMP
8 1 (0.16%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.42%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) PMO
3 4 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Section 508
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 109 (17.58%) Docker
2 8 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 124 (20.00%) Ansible
2 113 (18.23%) Puppet
3 98 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (6.61%) Terraform
5 28 (4.52%) Docker Swarm
6 25 (4.03%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.74%) Consul
8 14 (2.26%) Cobbler
8 14 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (1.77%) Mesos
10 7 (1.13%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.65%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.48%) rkt
13 2 (0.32%) logstash
14 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.16%) SCCM
14 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (11.45%) Oracle
2 26 (4.19%) Google
3 21 (3.39%) MuleSoft
4 14 (2.26%) Adobe
5 13 (2.10%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.81%) AppDynamics
8 5 (0.81%) VMware
9 4 (0.65%) Demandware
9 4 (0.65%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.48%) New Relic
10 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.32%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.32%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.32%) Pega
11 2 (0.32%) SAP
11 2 (0.32%) Twitter
12 1 (0.16%) AlienVault