Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Internet
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 173 142
Rank change year-on-year -17 -31 +20
Contract jobs citing Internet 666 648 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.56% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 11.94% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 451 470
London median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £170 £223 £200
90th Percentile £640 £613 £575
England median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 18
London median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £22.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -10.35% +26.58%
10th Percentile £11.48 £12.45 £13.05
90th Percentile £35.25 £46.00 £29.64
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -27.03% +4.11% +8.82%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,253 5,429 5,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.26% 13.06% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,604 3,567 3,505
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £222
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 153 156
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -11.47% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.89% - +9.76%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in London

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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 Internet within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 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 -35 99 £475 +5.56% 65
West London -20 39 £388 -8.82% 37
South London -5 30 £463 +20.92% 2
East London -6 23 £500 +150.00% 13
North London -4 3 £275 - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 185 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (26.73%) Finance
3 165 (24.77%) Java
4 123 (18.47%) Windows
5 104 (15.62%) Linux
6 103 (15.47%) Firewall
7 99 (14.86%) LAN
7 99 (14.86%) Degree
8 98 (14.71%) Web Services
9 95 (14.26%) WAN
10 89 (13.36%) HTML
11 84 (12.61%) Microsoft
11 84 (12.61%) Oracle
12 82 (12.31%) Cisco
13 78 (11.71%) DevOps
14 77 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
15 76 (11.41%) JavaScript
16 72 (10.81%) Data Centre
17 70 (10.51%) Active Directory
18 68 (10.21%) SQL
19 67 (10.06%) VPN
20 66 (9.91%) Banking
21 64 (9.61%) TCP/IP
21 64 (9.61%) Python
21 64 (9.61%) E-Commerce
22 63 (9.46%) SSL
23 60 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
24 59 (8.86%) Unix
24 59 (8.86%) Windows 7
24 59 (8.86%) Security Cleared

Internet
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 24 (3.60%) JBoss
2 22 (3.30%) Apache
3 20 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.85%) CMS
5 17 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.95%) nginx
10 12 (1.80%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.65%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.20%) IIS
14 7 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.90%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.60%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.60%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 60 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
3 19 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.45%) SPSS
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Mingle
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (4.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle iProcurement
3 26 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (1.05%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 7 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.45%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.45%) Radian6
8 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.30%) Maximo
8 2 (0.30%) Movex
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.86%) Office 365
3 38 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.70%) IaaS
6 17 (2.55%) PaaS
7 16 (2.40%) SaaS
8 11 (1.65%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.75%) AdWords
10 5 (0.75%) GitHub
10 5 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 5 (0.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.60%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.60%) Serverless
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.45%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 103 (15.47%) Firewall
2 99 (14.86%) LAN
3 95 (14.26%) WAN
4 67 (10.06%) VPN
5 64 (9.61%) TCP/IP
6 63 (9.46%) SSL
7 58 (8.71%) DNS
8 47 (7.06%) Wireless
9 38 (5.71%) MPLS
10 36 (5.41%) Network Security
11 35 (5.26%) HTTP
12 32 (4.80%) BGP
13 31 (4.65%) Intranet
14 29 (4.35%) DHCP
15 28 (4.20%) SAN
16 27 (4.05%) OSPF
17 25 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (2.85%) DMZ
18 19 (2.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.86%) Relational Database
2 37 (5.56%) MySQL
3 33 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 31 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 27 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 25 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.30%) SQL Server
8 18 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
9 17 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.40%) Big Data
11 12 (1.80%) HBase
11 12 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.75%) Power BI
14 4 (0.60%) Spotfire
15 3 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (8.41%) Jenkins
2 55 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.20%) JIRA
3 28 (4.20%) JUnit
4 24 (3.60%) Maven
5 20 (3.00%) Subversion
6 17 (2.55%) Selenium
7 14 (2.10%) Mockito
7 14 (2.10%) WebDriver
8 12 (1.80%) Gradle
9 11 (1.65%) Artifactory
9 11 (1.65%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.05%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.90%) Appium
12 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.90%) Hudson
12 6 (0.90%) Mocha
12 6 (0.90%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 178 (26.73%) Finance
2 66 (9.91%) Banking
3 50 (7.51%) Retail
4 33 (4.95%) Billing
5 29 (4.35%) Marketing
6 25 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 24 (3.60%) Legal
8 20 (3.00%) Spanish Language
9 17 (2.55%) Advertising
10 14 (2.10%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.95%) Games
12 11 (1.65%) French Language
12 11 (1.65%) German Language
12 11 (1.65%) Hindi Language
12 11 (1.65%) Tamil Language
12 11 (1.65%) Urdu Language
13 10 (1.50%) Italian Language
14 9 (1.35%) Law
15 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
15 8 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (15.77%) Developer
2 90 (13.51%) Analyst
3 87 (13.06%) Architect
4 50 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 46 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 36 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 35 (5.26%) Designer
7 35 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 34 (5.11%) Consultant
9 30 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.35%) Desktop Support
11 25 (3.75%) Security Architect
12 24 (3.60%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.60%) Senior Developer
12 24 (3.60%) UX Designer
13 21 (3.15%) Security Engineer
13 21 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (3.00%) Support Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) Network Architect
16 18 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (14.71%) Web Services
2 89 (13.36%) HTML
3 58 (8.71%) CSS
4 55 (8.26%) XML
5 49 (7.36%) Spring
6 45 (6.76%) RESTful
7 43 (6.46%) SOAP
8 42 (6.31%) JSON
8 42 (6.31%) REST
9 30 (4.50%) J2EE
10 29 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 24 (3.60%) .NET
12 23 (3.45%) Node.js
13 21 (3.15%) JDBC
13 21 (3.15%) React
14 19 (2.85%) jQuery
14 19 (2.85%) Spring Boot
15 18 (2.70%) HTML5
16 17 (2.55%) Hibernate
17 15 (2.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 57 (8.56%) User Experience
3 56 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (6.91%) Management Information System
5 39 (5.86%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.15%) Client/Server
7 21 (3.15%) Online Banking
8 19 (2.85%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.85%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.70%) iPad
10 16 (2.40%) Internet of Things
11 15 (2.25%) Social Media
12 14 (2.10%) Replication
13 11 (1.65%) Fintech
13 11 (1.65%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.50%) RIA
15 9 (1.35%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 123 (18.47%) Windows
2 104 (15.62%) Linux
3 59 (8.86%) Unix
3 59 (8.86%) Windows 7
4 38 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 38 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 31 (4.65%) Android
6 24 (3.60%) Windows Server
7 21 (3.15%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.10%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.05%) Solaris
15 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.75%) CentOS
16 5 (0.75%) HPUX
17 4 (0.60%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (11.71%) DevOps
3 64 (9.61%) E-Commerce
4 57 (8.56%) Open Source
5 55 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
5 55 (8.26%) TDD
6 52 (7.81%) ITIL
7 50 (7.51%) Test Automation
8 47 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (7.06%) Project Management
9 45 (6.76%) Analytics
10 41 (6.16%) Scrum
11 38 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 35 (5.26%) Change Management
14 32 (4.80%) High Availability
15 31 (4.65%) Network Architecture
16 30 (4.50%) Information Security
16 30 (4.50%) Microservices
16 30 (4.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.77%) Java
2 76 (11.41%) JavaScript
3 68 (10.21%) SQL
4 64 (9.61%) Python
5 47 (7.06%) Ruby
6 46 (6.91%) Bash Shell
7 25 (3.75%) Perl
8 21 (3.15%) C++
9 16 (2.40%) PHP
10 14 (2.10%) Scala
11 13 (1.95%) C#
12 12 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.65%) Go
14 10 (1.50%) C
15 5 (0.75%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.75%) AWK
15 5 (0.75%) Clojure
15 5 (0.75%) Groovy
15 5 (0.75%) R
15 5 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 99 (14.86%) Degree
2 59 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 49 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (5.11%) MCSE
7 30 (4.50%) MCP
8 29 (4.35%) CCNA
8 29 (4.35%) CISSP
9 24 (3.60%) CCIE
9 24 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (3.00%) MCSA
11 16 (2.40%) MCSM
12 15 (2.25%) ACHDS
12 15 (2.25%) MCDST
12 15 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (2.10%) ACDT
13 14 (2.10%) ACTC
13 14 (2.10%) CCNP
13 14 (2.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.26%) QA
2 15 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.95%) GDPR
4 11 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.60%) SLA
7 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.30%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) GCP
8 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (7.96%) Docker
3 23 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.80%) HDFS
7 9 (1.35%) BitLocker
7 9 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.35%) vSphere
8 8 (1.20%) ProxySG
8 8 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.20%) XenApp
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.45%) IAG
10 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.30%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (4.65%) Puppet
3 24 (3.60%) Kubernetes
4 20 (3.00%) SCCM
5 19 (2.85%) Ansible
6 17 (2.55%) Grafana
7 16 (2.40%) Terraform
8 12 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.80%) logstash
9 10 (1.50%) Kibana
10 9 (1.35%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.90%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.90%) Nagios
12 6 (0.90%) Suricata
13 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.75%) SCOM
13 5 (0.75%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.60%) Nessus
15 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (12.61%) Microsoft
1 84 (12.61%) Oracle
2 82 (12.31%) Cisco
3 48 (7.21%) Citrix
4 39 (5.86%) CheckPoint
5 28 (4.20%) Juniper
5 28 (4.20%) VMware
6 26 (3.90%) HP
7 25 (3.75%) Apple
7 25 (3.75%) Google
8 22 (3.30%) Fortinet
8 22 (3.30%) Splunk
9 20 (3.00%) Adobe
9 20 (3.00%) IBM
10 18 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.55%) ATG
12 14 (2.10%) F5
13 12 (1.80%) CA
13 12 (1.80%) Lotus
14 11 (1.65%) SAP