Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 6 months to 25 November 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.

High Availability
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 186
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 +39
Contract jobs citing High Availability 753 771 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 1.71% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.99% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 608 472
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -0.53%
10th Percentile £406 £369 £322
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £169.50 £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +747.50% -42.86% +84.21%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £27.75
% change year-on-year +17.77% +22.40% +0.91%

High Availability 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 40663 38784 39345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.22% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29563 27804 28095
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 405 464
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.69 £20.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% +5.19% +14.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.10 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing High Availability in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for High Availability in London

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in London

High Availability
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 High Availability within the London region over the 6 months to 25 November 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 -91 94 £518 -1.43% 22
West London +40 82 £525 +1.94% 9
South London -15 21 £500 +20.12%
East London -6 7 £535 +42.67% 2
North London -12 1 £475 +18.75%
High Availability
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 383 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (43.82%) Java
3 260 (34.53%) TDD
4 195 (25.90%) DevOps
5 194 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
6 191 (25.37%) BDD
7 186 (24.70%) RESTful
8 175 (23.24%) Microservices
9 172 (22.84%) Linux
10 159 (21.12%) SQL
11 141 (18.73%) Pair Programming
12 137 (18.19%) JavaScript
13 136 (18.06%) Finance
14 134 (17.80%) Web Services
15 133 (17.66%) Amazon AWS
16 128 (17.00%) Low Latency
17 126 (16.73%) Git (software)
17 126 (16.73%) Unix
18 121 (16.07%) Open Source
19 119 (15.80%) Scrum
20 115 (15.27%) Kanban
21 114 (15.14%) Banking
22 112 (14.87%) Python
23 103 (13.68%) NoSQL
24 96 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
25 95 (12.62%) Node.js
25 95 (12.62%) AngularJS
25 95 (12.62%) HTML
26 91 (12.08%) CSS
27 90 (11.95%) Scala

High Availability
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 52 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.32%) JBoss
4 21 (2.79%) Apache
4 21 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (2.66%) Confluence
6 17 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.86%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.59%) IIS
9 8 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.66%) Jetty
12 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.13%) GIMP
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 133 (17.66%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.05%) GitHub
5 19 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.73%) Office 365
7 12 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.59%) npm
8 10 (1.33%) PaaS
9 8 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.06%) IaaS
9 8 (1.06%) Serverless
10 6 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.80%) SaaS
11 5 (0.66%) Akamai
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.53%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.10%) Firewall
2 39 (5.18%) SAN
2 39 (5.18%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.05%) Network Security
4 35 (4.65%) Internet
5 31 (4.12%) DNS
5 31 (4.12%) HTTP
5 31 (4.12%) WAN
6 25 (3.32%) LAN
7 24 (3.19%) VPN
8 22 (2.92%) DHCP
8 22 (2.92%) Wireless
9 20 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (2.26%) BGP
11 17 (2.26%) BIG-IP
12 16 (2.12%) LDAP
12 16 (2.12%) NAS
13 14 (1.86%) EIGRP
13 14 (1.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 54 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (6.91%) SQL Server
4 49 (6.51%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.05%) MySQL
6 34 (4.52%) Oracle Database
7 30 (3.98%) Big Data
8 27 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.66%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.93%) DB2
15 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 126 (16.73%) Git (software)
2 83 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.24%) Mockito
4 43 (5.71%) JIRA
5 31 (4.12%) Cucumber
6 26 (3.45%) Maven
7 25 (3.32%) Subversion
8 23 (3.05%) gulp
9 18 (2.39%) Grunt
10 14 (1.86%) JUnit
10 14 (1.86%) webpack
11 13 (1.73%) Hudson
12 12 (1.59%) Gradle
12 12 (1.59%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.06%) git-flow
14 7 (0.93%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.80%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 136 (18.06%) Finance
2 114 (15.14%) Banking
3 59 (7.84%) Front Office
4 54 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 39 (5.18%) Games
6 29 (3.85%) Retail
7 23 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.46%) Law
9 10 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.80%) Publishing
12 4 (0.53%) Marketing
12 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (49.93%) Developer
2 189 (25.10%) Java Developer
3 104 (13.81%) Senior Developer
4 60 (7.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 59 (7.84%) Architect
6 56 (7.44%) Agile Developer
7 54 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 51 (6.77%) Scala Developer
9 49 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (5.58%) Agile Java Developer
10 42 (5.58%) DBA
11 38 (5.05%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 36 (4.78%) Python Developer
13 31 (4.12%) Network Engineer
14 27 (3.59%) AWS Developer
14 27 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
15 26 (3.45%) Analyst
15 26 (3.45%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 24 (3.19%) Administrator
16 24 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (24.70%) RESTful
2 134 (17.80%) Web Services
3 95 (12.62%) AngularJS
3 95 (12.62%) HTML
3 95 (12.62%) Node.js
4 91 (12.08%) CSS
5 86 (11.42%) REST
6 85 (11.29%) HTML5
7 82 (10.89%) CSS3
8 65 (8.63%) React
8 65 (8.63%) Spring
9 52 (6.91%) JSON
10 49 (6.51%) Akka
10 49 (6.51%) XML
11 48 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
12 46 (6.11%) Kafka
13 42 (5.58%) J2EE
14 39 (5.18%) .NET
15 38 (5.05%) JDBC
16 37 (4.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (6.77%) Data Centre
3 41 (5.44%) Replication
4 40 (5.31%) Data Structures
5 38 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.65%) Clustering
7 33 (4.38%) Blog
8 32 (4.25%) User Experience
9 28 (3.72%) Public Cloud
10 27 (3.59%) iPad
10 27 (3.59%) Virtual Team
11 26 (3.45%) Fixed Income
12 17 (2.26%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.86%) Device Driver
15 13 (1.73%) Video\Live Streaming
16 12 (1.59%) Video on Demand
17 11 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (1.33%) BYOD
19 9 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 172 (22.84%) Linux
2 126 (16.73%) Unix
3 85 (11.29%) Windows
4 37 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.26%) CentOS
9 14 (1.86%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.20%) Solaris
12 9 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.93%) AIX
13 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.53%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.40%) Debian
17 2 (0.27%) Fedora
17 2 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (34.53%) TDD
3 195 (25.90%) DevOps
4 194 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
5 191 (25.37%) BDD
6 175 (23.24%) Microservices
7 141 (18.73%) Pair Programming
8 128 (17.00%) Low Latency
9 121 (16.07%) Open Source
10 119 (15.80%) Scrum
11 115 (15.27%) Kanban
12 96 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 85 (11.29%) User Stories
14 84 (11.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 81 (10.76%) Multithreading
16 76 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
17 73 (9.69%) Test Automation
18 71 (9.43%) MVC
19 69 (9.16%) Migration
20 64 (8.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 330 (43.82%) Java
2 159 (21.12%) SQL
3 137 (18.19%) JavaScript
4 112 (14.87%) Python
5 90 (11.95%) Scala
6 61 (8.10%) C#
7 43 (5.71%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.98%) C++
8 30 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.98%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.85%) Go
10 28 (3.72%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.32%) ES6
11 25 (3.32%) Ruby
12 20 (2.66%) Groovy
13 19 (2.52%) Perl
14 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.06%) VB
15 7 (0.93%) Kotlin
15 7 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (4.78%) Degree
2 35 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.26%) CCNP
5 15 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.33%) CCIE
8 10 (1.33%) RHCE
9 7 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.80%) MCSE
10 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 5 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.66%) CCSE
11 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.66%) VCP6
12 4 (0.53%) CCNA
12 4 (0.53%) CCSP
12 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.89%) QA
2 19 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.99%) SLA
4 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.66%) AS 2805
5 5 (0.66%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.53%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.27%) GCP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 86 (11.42%) Docker
2 55 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.39%) vSphere
6 17 (2.26%) Oracle Clusterware
7 15 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.93%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.80%) DFS Replication
9 6 (0.80%) HDFS
9 6 (0.80%) vCloud
9 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.66%) KVM
11 4 (0.53%) NFS
12 3 (0.40%) Samba
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.27%) Ceph
14 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (7.84%) Kibana
1 59 (7.84%) logstash
2 58 (7.70%) Ansible
3 57 (7.57%) Grafana
4 39 (5.18%) Kubernetes
5 36 (4.78%) Puppet
6 34 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (3.19%) Data Guard
7 24 (3.19%) Prometheus
8 19 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (2.26%) Oracle Flashback
10 15 (1.99%) Nagios
11 14 (1.86%) Galera Cluster
11 14 (1.86%) Icinga
12 11 (1.46%) Terraform
13 10 (1.33%) SCCM
14 7 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.80%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 78 (10.36%) Oracle
2 66 (8.76%) VMware
3 64 (8.50%) Splunk
4 63 (8.37%) Cisco
5 58 (7.70%) AppDynamics
6 43 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 41 (5.44%) Red Hat
8 34 (4.52%) Citrix
9 28 (3.72%) HP
10 21 (2.79%) F5
11 20 (2.66%) ATG
11 20 (2.66%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.99%) Juniper
13 14 (1.86%) EMC
13 14 (1.86%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.73%) Palo Alto
15 11 (1.46%) IBM
15 11 (1.46%) NetApp
16 9 (1.20%) Blue Coat
17 8 (1.06%) Dell