Period
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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Applications in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Applications over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Legacy Application
England > London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 493 404 351
Rank change year-on-year -89 -53 +156
Contract jobs citing Legacy Applications 96 100 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.08% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 31
10th Percentile £450 £462 £409
25th Percentile £513 £550 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £660 £525
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -
75th Percentile £688 £750 £638
90th Percentile £775 - £688
England median daily rate £590 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +20.00% +5.26%

Legacy Applications is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,705 9,251 6,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.79% 34.00% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,036 6,480 4,474
10th Percentile £400 £352 £321
25th Percentile £488 £445 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £535
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £650
90th Percentile £824 £745 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 142 89
10th Percentile £18.35 £15.13 £14.22
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.10
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.45 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.12% -15.71% +53.10%
75th Percentile £51.75 £45.13 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.50 £54.20
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

Legacy Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legacy Applications in London.

Daily rate trend for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legacy Applications in London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legacy Applications in London.

Hourly rate trend for Legacy Applications in London

Legacy Applications
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 Legacy Applications within the London region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 9 £688 +8.27% 6
Legacy Applications
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Legacy Applications 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 Legacy Applications.

1 38 (39.58%) Agile
2 37 (38.54%) Migration
3 33 (34.38%) SQL
4 29 (30.21%) Azure
5 27 (28.13%) DevOps
6 26 (27.08%) Microservices
6 26 (27.08%) Java
7 22 (22.92%) Finance
7 22 (22.92%) AWS
8 18 (18.75%) C#
9 16 (16.67%) Oracle
9 16 (16.67%) Unix
9 16 (16.67%) Linux
9 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (16.67%) SaaS
9 16 (16.67%) Kubernetes
10 15 (15.63%) Firewall
10 15 (15.63%) Windows
10 15 (15.63%) Middleware
11 14 (14.58%) Python
11 14 (14.58%) Banking
11 14 (14.58%) Scrum
12 13 (13.54%) IBM
12 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.54%) JSON
12 13 (13.54%) CI/CD
13 12 (12.50%) Social Skills
13 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (12.50%) GCP
13 12 (12.50%) Windows Server

Legacy Applications
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 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
1 6 (6.25%) Shopify
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.08%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.04%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.21%) Azure
2 22 (22.92%) AWS
3 16 (16.67%) SaaS
4 12 (12.50%) GCP
5 8 (8.33%) IaaS
5 8 (8.33%) PaaS
6 6 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (5.21%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.21%) Serverless
8 4 (4.17%) GitHub
9 3 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.13%) Azure AKS
9 3 (3.13%) GitHub Actions
9 3 (3.13%) Google Kubernetes Engine
9 3 (3.13%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.08%) Azure Storage
10 2 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (2.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) Firewall
2 9 (9.38%) SAN
3 7 (7.29%) DNS
4 6 (6.25%) DMZ
4 6 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.13%) Redis
5 3 (3.13%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.08%) DynamoDB
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.04%) Big Data
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.21%) Mockito
3 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (3.13%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.13%) JUnit
4 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.08%) GitLab
5 2 (2.08%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.04%) ProC
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 12 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.33%) Front Office
6 4 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (1.04%) Back Office
9 1 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Local Government
9 1 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Architect
2 23 (23.96%) Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) AWS Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (5.21%) React Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Unix Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Designer
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Platform Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) Middleware
2 13 (13.54%) JSON
3 12 (12.50%) .NET
3 12 (12.50%) XML
4 10 (10.42%) Kafka
4 10 (10.42%) REST
5 9 (9.38%) HTML
6 6 (6.25%) CSS
6 6 (6.25%) CSS3
6 6 (6.25%) jQuery
6 6 (6.25%) Spring
6 6 (6.25%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.25%) Symfony
7 5 (5.21%) React Native
7 5 (5.21%) Web Services
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.17%) J2EE
8 4 (4.17%) SOAP
8 4 (4.17%) XSLT
9 3 (3.13%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Cloud Native
2 9 (9.38%) Private Cloud
2 9 (9.38%) User Experience
3 7 (7.29%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) FMCG
7 3 (3.13%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.08%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (2.08%) Replication
8 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Linux
1 16 (16.67%) Unix
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Debian
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) VMS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile
2 37 (38.54%) Migration
3 27 (28.13%) DevOps
4 26 (27.08%) Microservices
5 16 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.58%) Scrum
7 13 (13.54%) CI/CD
8 12 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (10.42%) Project Delivery
10 8 (8.33%) Information Management
10 8 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.29%) Application Security
11 7 (7.29%) Clean Code
11 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.29%) Order Management
11 7 (7.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) Java
3 18 (18.75%) C#
4 14 (14.58%) Python
5 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.29%) PHP
7 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.21%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.13%) Bash
8 3 (3.13%) C
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) COBOL
9 1 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) ACCA
3 2 (2.08%) CIMA
4 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.04%) Accessibility
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Docker
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.29%) Ansible
2 7 (7.29%) Terraform
3 3 (3.13%) Grafana
3 3 (3.13%) Packer
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) IBM
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) VMware
4 9 (9.38%) Citrix
4 9 (9.38%) F5
4 9 (9.38%) HP
5 6 (6.25%) PayPal
5 6 (6.25%) WorldPay
6 5 (5.21%) SAP
7 4 (4.17%) Google
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.13%) Confluent
8 3 (3.13%) Refinitiv
9 2 (2.08%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (2.08%) Solace
9 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.08%) Workday