Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 395 349
Rank change year-on-year +79 -46 -28
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 98 200 306
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.50% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 128 218
Median daily rate £700 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £476 £453 £409
90th Percentile £823 £800 £700
England median daily rate £588 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £15.30 -
% change year-on-year +128.76% - -

IT Strategy 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 17,005 35,818 40,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.43% 89.13% 88.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,694 25,532 29,143
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 403 563
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.63 £53.75 £50.40
Median hourly rate £28.75 £24.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.42% +10.71% -10.00%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy in London.

Daily rate trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Strategy in London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy in London.

Hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
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 IT Strategy within the London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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 +93 15 £700 +16.67% 3
South London +41 4 £550 -
East London +49 2 £566 -
West London +51 1 £650 -7.14% 3
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) Finance
3 16 (16.33%) HTML
3 16 (16.33%) Analytics
4 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.31%) CSS
4 15 (15.31%) CRM
4 15 (15.31%) Marketing
4 15 (15.31%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (15.31%) AWS
5 14 (14.29%) DevOps
6 13 (13.27%) Data Integration
6 13 (13.27%) Azure
7 12 (12.24%) Middleware
7 12 (12.24%) Scrum
8 11 (11.22%) Adobe
8 11 (11.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (11.22%) Payment Gateway
8 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.20%) User Experience
9 10 (10.20%) Java
10 9 (9.18%) Banking
10 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.18%) Wireframes
10 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
10 9 (9.18%) Strategic Roadmap
11 8 (8.16%) Project Delivery
11 8 (8.16%) Jenkins

IT Strategy
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 11 (11.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.06%) Mendix
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.02%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.02%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) AWS
2 13 (13.27%) Azure
3 3 (3.06%) SaaS
4 2 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.02%) GCP
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Firewall
1 2 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.02%) RTMP
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Big Data
2 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.02%) HBase
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Power BI
3 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.12%) Cypress.io
2 6 (6.12%) git-flow
2 6 (6.12%) Jasmine
2 6 (6.12%) TestCafe
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Hudson
4 1 (1.02%) NUnit
4 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (37.76%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Marketing
3 9 (9.18%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Front Office
5 4 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 2 (2.04%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (47.96%) Architect
2 10 (10.20%) Developer
2 10 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (6.12%) Consultant
4 5 (5.10%) Analyst
4 5 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (5.10%) Designer
4 5 (5.10%) Principal Architect
5 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (3.06%) Chief Architect
6 3 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.06%) Integration Architect
6 3 (3.06%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.06%) Senior Designer
6 3 (3.06%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) HTML
2 15 (15.31%) CSS
3 12 (12.24%) Middleware
4 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.12%) Jest
5 6 (6.12%) LESS
5 6 (6.12%) Sass
5 6 (6.12%) Semantic HTML
6 5 (5.10%) .NET
6 5 (5.10%) Node.js
7 4 (4.08%) HTML5
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.04%) Django
9 2 (2.04%) Flask
9 2 (2.04%) OAuth
9 2 (2.04%) REST
9 2 (2.04%) RESTful
9 2 (2.04%) Spring
9 2 (2.04%) Web Services
9 2 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) User Experience
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Derivative
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.33%) Analytics
3 15 (15.31%) CRM
3 15 (15.31%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (14.29%) DevOps
5 13 (13.27%) Data Integration
6 12 (12.24%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
8 9 (9.18%) Strategic Roadmap
8 9 (9.18%) Wireframes
9 8 (8.16%) Business Development
9 8 (8.16%) Microservices
9 8 (8.16%) Project Delivery
10 7 (7.14%) Migration
10 7 (7.14%) Project Management
10 7 (7.14%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.20%) Java
3 7 (7.14%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) ES6
4 6 (6.12%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.06%) SQL
6 2 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ACCA
3 1 (1.02%) CIMA
3 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) PMO
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) Basel III
4 1 (1.02%) EMIR
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Ansible
1 3 (3.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.04%) Terraform
3 1 (1.02%) Ambari
3 1 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.02%) Oozie
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Adobe
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.04%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Ariba
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) CommVault
6 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.02%) EMC
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.02%) Zoho