Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 232 285
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53 +150
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 612 474 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.13% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 396 298
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £395 £363
90th Percentile £650 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £477
% change year-on-year - +4.82% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -

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 40,522 36,574 39,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.38% 86.89% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,378 26,147 28,408
London median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £655 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 390 356
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.39 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.52% +15.76% +7.94%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.55 £50.02
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +4 108 £525 -2.33% 15
West London +37 78 £525 +16.67% 5
East London -14 19 £500 +11.11% 1
South London -36 13 £475 +5.56% 2
North London +2 1 £375 -3.97% 1
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 400 (65.36%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (47.55%) Java
3 191 (31.21%) TDD
4 165 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
5 156 (25.49%) Finance
6 138 (22.55%) Git (software)
7 125 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
8 119 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 117 (19.12%) Scrum
10 115 (18.79%) REST
11 113 (18.46%) Jenkins
12 111 (18.14%) Microservices
13 104 (16.99%) DevOps
13 104 (16.99%) Test Automation
14 100 (16.34%) BDD
15 93 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 93 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
15 93 (15.20%) OO
16 92 (15.03%) Linux
16 92 (15.03%) Banking
17 87 (14.22%) Puppet
18 83 (13.56%) Docker
19 82 (13.40%) Ansible
19 82 (13.40%) HTML
20 79 (12.91%) JSON
21 76 (12.42%) Open Source
22 75 (12.25%) Opscode Chef
23 74 (12.09%) NoSQL
23 74 (12.09%) Spring
24 72 (11.76%) NUnit

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 63 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 62 (10.13%) Confluence
3 53 (8.66%) WebLogic
4 52 (8.50%) OpenStack
4 52 (8.50%) WebSphere
5 21 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.96%) CMS
8 6 (0.98%) nginx
9 5 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.82%) Mule
10 4 (0.65%) Apache
11 3 (0.49%) JBoss
11 3 (0.49%) Jetty
11 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.33%) Drupal
12 2 (0.33%) IIS
12 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
Applications
1 10 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.49%) InVision
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 165 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.25%) npm
4 18 (2.94%) Heroku
5 16 (2.61%) PaaS
6 12 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.96%) IaaS
6 12 (1.96%) Serverless
7 9 (1.47%) SaaS
8 8 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.98%) GitHub
11 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.78%) HTTP
2 32 (5.23%) DNS
3 30 (4.90%) FTP
3 30 (4.90%) SSL
4 29 (4.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.80%) DHCP
5 11 (1.80%) IPsec
6 7 (1.14%) Internet
7 4 (0.65%) Firewall
7 4 (0.65%) SMS
7 4 (0.65%) SMTP
8 3 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.49%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.49%) SSH
9 2 (0.33%) IMAP
9 2 (0.33%) Network Security
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
9 2 (0.33%) WebEx
10 1 (0.16%) LAN
10 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 64 (10.46%) MySQL
4 56 (9.15%) Relational Database
5 50 (8.17%) MongoDB
6 39 (6.37%) Big Data
7 33 (5.39%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.43%) HBase
9 18 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.45%) SQL Server
11 10 (1.63%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.65%) Data Lake
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.49%) Redis
17 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 138 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 113 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 72 (11.76%) NUnit
4 65 (10.62%) JIRA
5 64 (10.46%) Cucumber
6 56 (9.15%) Selenium
7 51 (8.33%) MSTest
8 49 (8.01%) Maven
9 40 (6.54%) JUnit
10 38 (6.21%) gulp
11 34 (5.56%) Subversion
12 25 (4.08%) Gradle
13 23 (3.76%) Hudson
14 19 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (2.94%) GitLab
16 17 (2.78%) Spock
16 17 (2.78%) Travis CI
17 15 (2.45%) SonarQube
18 14 (2.29%) Gatling
18 14 (2.29%) Geb
General
1 156 (25.49%) Finance
2 92 (15.03%) Banking
3 34 (5.56%) Retail
4 25 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 20 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.45%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.29%) Marketing
8 6 (0.98%) Back Office
9 5 (0.82%) Front Office
9 5 (0.82%) Games
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
10 4 (0.65%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (39.22%) Developer
2 135 (22.06%) Java Developer
3 107 (17.48%) Digital Transformation
4 81 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 69 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 60 (9.80%) Architect
6 60 (9.80%) Digital Developer
7 45 (7.35%) Analyst
8 43 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (6.54%) Agile Developer
10 29 (4.74%) Business Analyst
11 27 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (4.25%) Project Manager
13 23 (3.76%) Java Engineer
13 23 (3.76%) React Developer
13 23 (3.76%) Transformation Manager
14 21 (3.43%) Digital Analyst
14 21 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 20 (3.27%) Digital Transformation Manager
15 20 (3.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (18.79%) REST
2 82 (13.40%) HTML
3 79 (12.91%) JSON
4 74 (12.09%) Spring
5 70 (11.44%) CSS
6 61 (9.97%) React
7 60 (9.80%) Web Services
8 55 (8.99%) AngularJS
9 53 (8.66%) Guice
10 48 (7.84%) RESTful
11 42 (6.86%) HTML5
12 41 (6.70%) Node.js
13 37 (6.05%) .NET
13 37 (6.05%) Kafka
14 35 (5.72%) Spring MVC
15 34 (5.56%) Hibernate
16 33 (5.39%) Gherkin
16 33 (5.39%) XML
17 32 (5.23%) SOAP
18 28 (4.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.70%) User Experience
2 35 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.12%) Fintech
7 13 (2.12%) iPad
8 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.98%) Clustering
9 6 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.82%) Robotics
11 4 (0.65%) FMCG
11 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.65%) Replication
11 4 (0.65%) Social Media
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.03%) Linux
2 27 (4.41%) Unix
3 14 (2.29%) Windows
4 11 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.82%) CentOS
5 5 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.49%) Android
6 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (65.36%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (31.21%) TDD
3 125 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (19.12%) Scrum
5 111 (18.14%) Microservices
6 104 (16.99%) DevOps
6 104 (16.99%) Test Automation
7 100 (16.34%) BDD
8 93 (15.20%) OO
9 76 (12.42%) Open Source
10 58 (9.48%) Front End Development
11 56 (9.15%) Migration
12 51 (8.33%) Pair Programming
13 50 (8.17%) Kanban
13 50 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (7.68%) E-Commerce
14 47 (7.68%) MVC
15 45 (7.35%) Software Engineering
16 43 (7.03%) Configuration Management
16 43 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 291 (47.55%) Java
2 119 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 65 (10.62%) Java 8
4 55 (8.99%) Groovy
4 55 (8.99%) Python
5 41 (6.70%) Ruby
6 40 (6.54%) Scala
7 30 (4.90%) C#
8 27 (4.41%) SQL
9 19 (3.10%) ES6
10 18 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.96%) PHP
13 11 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.14%) C++
15 6 (0.98%) R
16 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.82%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.65%) XAML
18 3 (0.49%) ES8
Qualifications
1 46 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (3.76%) Degree
5 5 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.65%) PMP
7 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.49%) ISEB
7 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) APMP
9 1 (0.16%) CBAP
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.45%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) GDPR
2 8 (1.31%) PMO
3 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.49%) GCP
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.33%) PSD2
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) Section 508
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (13.56%) Docker
2 21 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) Postfix
4 3 (0.49%) Squid
4 3 (0.49%) vCloud
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (14.22%) Puppet
2 82 (13.40%) Ansible
3 75 (12.25%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (5.72%) Terraform
5 22 (3.59%) Kubernetes
6 18 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (2.29%) Consul
8 9 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.31%) Mesos
10 6 (0.98%) logstash
10 6 (0.98%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.65%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.65%) Kibana
12 3 (0.49%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.49%) Rancher
12 3 (0.49%) Rsyslog
12 3 (0.49%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.16%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.16%) Grafana
13 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (9.97%) Oracle
2 30 (4.90%) Google
3 18 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.78%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.14%) Adobe
6 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.82%) VMware
7 4 (0.65%) Demandware
7 4 (0.65%) IBM
7 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.49%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (0.49%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.49%) SAP
8 3 (0.49%) Sonatype
8 3 (0.49%) UiPath
9 2 (0.33%) Citrix
9 2 (0.33%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.33%) Informatica