Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Feasibility Study skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Feasibility Study over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Feasibility Studies
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 550 528
Rank change year-on-year -1 -22 +10
Contract jobs citing Feasibility Study 80 66 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 48
London median daily rate £461 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £337 £342 £300
90th Percentile £705 £600 £646
England median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36% +52.64%
England median hourly rate £14.65 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -55.61% - +23.12%

Feasibility Study 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 41268 38467 39109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.84% 86.24% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30068 27521 27926
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 421 476
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

Feasibility Study
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Feasibility Study in London

Feasibility Study
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Feasibility Study in London

Feasibility Study
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Feasibility Study in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Feasibility Study in London

Feasibility Study
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Feasibility Study in London

Feasibility Study
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 Feasibility Study within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
West London -13 9 £353 - 1
Central London -28 8 £425 -8.11% 1
South London - 5 £525 -
East London - 2 £471 -
Feasibility Study
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Feasibility Study 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 Feasibility Study.

1 28 (35.00%) Project Management
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) Business Analysis
4 21 (26.25%) Use Case
5 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (20.00%) Finance
7 16 (20.00%) Banking
8 15 (18.75%) Scrum
8 15 (18.75%) ISEB
8 15 (18.75%) UML
9 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.50%) Waterfall
10 13 (16.25%) QA
10 13 (16.25%) SQL
11 12 (15.00%) Data Management
11 12 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 10 (12.50%) User Stories
13 10 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (12.50%) Workflow
14 9 (11.25%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (11.25%) Change Management
14 9 (11.25%) Rational Rose
14 9 (11.25%) Oracle
14 9 (11.25%) Windows
14 9 (11.25%) Power BI
15 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

Feasibility Study
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 5 (6.25%) SAS
2 3 (3.75%) CICS
2 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (1.25%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Power BI
2 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 5 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 5 (6.25%) DataStage
5 4 (5.00%) SAS EBI
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (20.00%) Banking
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (10.00%) Private Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.50%) International Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Analyst
2 48 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 4 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Pensions Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.75%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) STL
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.25%) Java EE
3 1 (1.25%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.25%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (1.25%) RESTful
3 1 (1.25%) Spring
3 1 (1.25%) Swing
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.25%) Animation
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) PDA
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) AIX
3 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Solaris
3 3 (3.75%) SUSE
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) zOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Project Management
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) Business Analysis
4 21 (26.25%) Use Case
5 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.75%) Scrum
6 15 (18.75%) UML
7 14 (17.50%) Waterfall
8 12 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (15.00%) Data Management
9 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.50%) User Stories
10 10 (12.50%) Workflow
11 9 (11.25%) Change Management
11 9 (11.25%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (8.75%) BPMN
13 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.75%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) C#
3 4 (5.00%) C++
3 4 (5.00%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) VBA
4 2 (2.50%) R
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) GLSL
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) ISEB
2 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.25%) Basel III
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.25%) MiFID
3 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Casewise
4 5 (6.25%) Cognos
4 5 (6.25%) HP
4 5 (6.25%) Informatica
5 3 (3.75%) Intel
5 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (1.25%) Capita
7 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.25%) Samsung
7 1 (1.25%) Xerox