Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 225 230
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +170
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 610 548 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.22% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.39% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 467 376
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £418 £413 £363
90th Percentile £675 £640 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +16.67% -

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 40,399 39,562 39,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.47% 87.95% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,159 28,621 28,122
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 371 400
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.24 £11.36
90th Percentile £54.46 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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 -13 93 £519 -5.68% 15
West London +19 41 £525 +11.70% 7
South London -25 22 £475 -9.52% 3
East London -22 14 £500 -11.11% 1
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 370 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (39.18%) Java
3 160 (26.23%) TDD
4 155 (25.41%) Finance
5 145 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
6 115 (18.85%) Git (software)
6 115 (18.85%) DevOps
7 111 (18.20%) Scrum
8 107 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 101 (16.56%) Banking
10 96 (15.74%) Microservices
11 94 (15.41%) Linux
12 93 (15.25%) REST
12 93 (15.25%) Jenkins
13 90 (14.75%) Test Automation
14 88 (14.43%) BDD
15 86 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 78 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (12.79%) Docker
17 70 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
18 68 (11.15%) HTML
19 67 (10.98%) Python
20 66 (10.82%) CSS
21 65 (10.66%) JIRA
22 64 (10.49%) Spring
22 64 (10.49%) Ansible
23 63 (10.33%) Confluence
24 60 (9.84%) Front End Development
25 59 (9.67%) Puppet
26 58 (9.51%) React

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 (10.33%) Confluence
2 41 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 28 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 27 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 27 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (2.95%) Apache
8 11 (1.80%) nginx
9 10 (1.64%) CMS
10 8 (1.31%) Drupal
11 6 (0.98%) WordPress
12 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.33%) Mule
13 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.16%) JBoss
14 1 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) InVision
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 145 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.59%) PaaS
4 23 (3.77%) npm
5 16 (2.62%) SaaS
6 14 (2.30%) Heroku
6 14 (2.30%) IaaS
7 12 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.97%) GitHub
8 11 (1.80%) Serverless
9 10 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.03%) HTTP
2 25 (4.10%) DNS
3 18 (2.95%) FTP
3 18 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.79%) SSL
5 8 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (1.31%) OpenVPN
5 8 (1.31%) SSH
6 6 (0.98%) Firewall
7 4 (0.66%) DHCP
7 4 (0.66%) Internet
7 4 (0.66%) IPsec
7 4 (0.66%) SMS
7 4 (0.66%) SMTP
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.33%) IMAP
8 2 (0.33%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.56%) MySQL
4 31 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.10%) Big Data
7 20 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.46%) HBase
9 8 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (0.82%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.66%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.49%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.33%) DataStage
14 2 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 115 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 93 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 65 (10.66%) JIRA
4 57 (9.34%) Cucumber
5 51 (8.36%) Maven
6 48 (7.87%) Selenium
7 34 (5.57%) JUnit
8 30 (4.92%) gulp
9 27 (4.43%) MSTest
9 27 (4.43%) NUnit
10 25 (4.10%) Gradle
10 25 (4.10%) Hudson
10 25 (4.10%) Subversion
11 18 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (2.62%) SonarQube
13 15 (2.46%) Ant
13 15 (2.46%) Travis CI
14 13 (2.13%) GitLab
15 11 (1.80%) CircleCI
15 11 (1.80%) Jasmine
General
1 155 (25.41%) Finance
2 101 (16.56%) Banking
3 46 (7.54%) Financial Institution
4 43 (7.05%) Retail
5 17 (2.79%) Marketing
6 14 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.13%) Legal
7 13 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.31%) Front Office
9 7 (1.15%) Law
10 5 (0.82%) Back Office
11 4 (0.66%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 214 (35.08%) Developer
2 100 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 64 (10.49%) Digital Transformation
4 63 (10.33%) Analyst
5 56 (9.18%) Architect
6 47 (7.70%) Senior Developer
7 43 (7.05%) Business Analyst
8 40 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 39 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (6.23%) Agile Developer
11 34 (5.57%) Digital Developer
12 32 (5.25%) Project Manager
13 26 (4.26%) Scala Developer
13 26 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (4.10%) Java Engineer
15 24 (3.93%) Transformation Manager
16 21 (3.44%) Digital Analyst
17 20 (3.28%) AWS Developer
17 20 (3.28%) Digital Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.25%) REST
2 68 (11.15%) HTML
3 66 (10.82%) CSS
4 64 (10.49%) Spring
5 58 (9.51%) React
6 53 (8.69%) Node.js
7 51 (8.36%) JSON
8 47 (7.70%) AngularJS
8 47 (7.70%) Guice
9 44 (7.21%) RESTful
10 35 (5.74%) Ruby on Rails
10 35 (5.74%) Web Services
11 28 (4.59%) Gherkin
12 27 (4.43%) SOAP
13 26 (4.26%) HTML5
13 26 (4.26%) Spring MVC
14 24 (3.93%) .NET
14 24 (3.93%) Play Framework
15 23 (3.77%) Hibernate
16 22 (3.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.23%) User Experience
2 36 (5.90%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.13%) Robotics
5 12 (1.97%) Fintech
5 12 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.64%) Tandem
7 9 (1.48%) iPad
8 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.66%) Social Media
11 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.33%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.33%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.33%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.41%) Linux
2 34 (5.57%) Unix
3 10 (1.64%) CentOS
4 6 (0.98%) Android
4 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.82%) Windows
6 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (26.23%) TDD
3 115 (18.85%) DevOps
4 111 (18.20%) Scrum
5 96 (15.74%) Microservices
6 90 (14.75%) Test Automation
7 88 (14.43%) BDD
8 78 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (9.84%) Front End Development
10 57 (9.34%) Project Management
11 55 (9.02%) Kanban
11 55 (9.02%) Open Source
12 54 (8.85%) Change Management
13 52 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (8.20%) OO
15 49 (8.03%) Software Engineering
16 46 (7.54%) Pair Programming
17 44 (7.21%) Migration
18 39 (6.39%) E-Commerce
19 38 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 239 (39.18%) Java
2 107 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 67 (10.98%) Python
4 55 (9.02%) Java 8
5 48 (7.87%) Groovy
6 46 (7.54%) Ruby
7 33 (5.41%) Scala
8 22 (3.61%) C#
9 17 (2.79%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.79%) ES6
10 13 (2.13%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.80%) SQL
12 10 (1.64%) PHP
13 7 (1.15%) C++
13 7 (1.15%) Perl
14 5 (0.82%) C
15 4 (0.66%) Go
15 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (2.95%) Degree
5 5 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.66%) PMP
7 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CBAP
8 1 (0.16%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.30%) QA
2 11 (1.80%) PMO
3 7 (1.15%) GDPR
4 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.66%) SLA
6 3 (0.49%) PSD2
7 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) HL7
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (12.79%) Docker
2 24 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.31%) Postfix
3 8 (1.31%) Squid
3 8 (1.31%) vCloud
4 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (10.49%) Ansible
2 59 (9.67%) Puppet
3 47 (7.70%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (7.05%) Kubernetes
5 34 (5.57%) Terraform
6 18 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (1.80%) Kibana
9 10 (1.64%) logstash
10 9 (1.48%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.31%) Rancher
11 8 (1.31%) Rsyslog
11 8 (1.31%) Sysdig
12 7 (1.15%) Consul
13 6 (0.98%) Mesos
14 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
15 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
15 1 (0.16%) Grafana
15 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (5.25%) Oracle
2 25 (4.10%) Google
3 16 (2.62%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.80%) VMware
5 8 (1.31%) Sonatype
6 6 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.66%) Automation Anywhere
7 4 (0.66%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.66%) IBM
7 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.66%) UiPath
7 4 (0.66%) WSO2
8 3 (0.49%) SAP
9 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco
9 2 (0.33%) Informatica
9 2 (0.33%) Planview