Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 24 May 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 System
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 286 243 284
Rank change year-on-year -43 +41 +9
Contract jobs citing Legacy Systems 330 252 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.04% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 3.04% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 166 108
10th Percentile £433 £375 £329
25th Percentile £513 £427 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £750 £650 £675
90th Percentile £855 £700 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Legacy Systems 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 13,421 8,280 6,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.74% 34.11% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,840 5,782 4,846
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £431 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 141 113
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.63 £32.00 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +36.33% -0.78% +29.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.75
90th Percentile £68.19 £60.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.98 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.78% +14.44% +7.14%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in London

Legacy Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Legacy Systems in London

Legacy Systems
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Legacy Systems in London

Legacy Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Legacy Systems in London

Legacy Systems
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 Systems within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -33 30 £600 +41.18% 11
South London - 5 £675 -
East London - 3 £233 - 1
North London -2 2 £500 -
West London -8 2 £500 +17.65% 3
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Legacy Systems 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 Systems.

1 135 (40.91%) Agile
2 115 (34.85%) Finance
3 83 (25.15%) Migration
4 69 (20.91%) Azure
5 67 (20.30%) SQL
6 66 (20.00%) AWS
7 63 (19.09%) Social Skills
8 51 (15.45%) CI/CD
9 48 (14.55%) Data Migration
10 46 (13.94%) Java
11 43 (13.03%) Oracle
11 43 (13.03%) DevOps
12 41 (12.42%) Python
13 37 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (10.91%) Data Modelling
15 34 (10.30%) .NET
15 34 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (10.00%) C#
17 32 (9.70%) Waterfall
17 32 (9.70%) Microservices
18 29 (8.79%) Project Management
18 29 (8.79%) Scrum
18 29 (8.79%) Software Engineering
19 28 (8.48%) Financial Institution
19 28 (8.48%) ETL
20 27 (8.18%) Retail
20 27 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (8.18%) Project Delivery
21 26 (7.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
21 26 (7.88%) Microsoft

Legacy Systems
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 12 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (3.64%) Confluence
2 9 (2.73%) IBM Domino
3 7 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) Apache
5 2 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.21%) Shopify
3 3 (0.91%) C-CURE
3 3 (0.91%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.61%) Magento
4 2 (0.61%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.61%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (20.91%) Azure
2 66 (20.00%) AWS
3 24 (7.27%) Serverless
4 17 (5.15%) Azure Functions
5 16 (4.85%) Azure Logic Apps
6 15 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (4.55%) SaaS
7 14 (4.24%) Power Platform
8 13 (3.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 13 (3.94%) Microsoft 365
9 12 (3.64%) Azure Storage
10 11 (3.33%) Azure Service Bus
11 10 (3.03%) GCP
12 9 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (2.12%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.12%) GitHub
14 6 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.82%) PaaS
15 4 (1.21%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (1.21%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.73%) Firewall
2 5 (1.52%) HTTP
3 4 (1.21%) DNS
3 4 (1.21%) Network Security
3 4 (1.21%) VPN
4 3 (0.91%) DHCP
4 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.91%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.94%) Big Data
4 13 (3.94%) Data Lake
5 12 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.73%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.73%) Power BI
8 7 (2.12%) BigQuery
8 7 (2.12%) Bigtable
8 7 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.82%) Metadata
9 6 (1.82%) MySQL
10 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) HBase
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.91%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (5.45%) JIRA
2 11 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.73%) GitLab
4 8 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.12%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.91%) Subversion
7 3 (0.91%) webpack
8 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.30%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.30%) ERwin
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.30%) Postman
General
1 115 (34.85%) Finance
2 63 (19.09%) Social Skills
3 28 (8.48%) Financial Institution
4 27 (8.18%) Retail
5 22 (6.67%) Public Sector
6 13 (3.94%) Legal
7 12 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (3.33%) Banking
8 11 (3.33%) Front Office
9 9 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.42%) Marketing
11 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.21%) Law
12 4 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.91%) Billing
14 2 (0.61%) Back Office
14 2 (0.61%) German Language
14 2 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (21.82%) Architect
2 67 (20.30%) Developer
3 36 (10.91%) Analyst
3 36 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 26 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (7.58%) Delivery Manager
5 25 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.97%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 18 (5.45%) Data Architect
9 16 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Data Engineer
11 13 (3.94%) Delivery Project Manager
12 12 (3.64%) Security Architect
12 12 (3.64%) Senior Manager
12 12 (3.64%) Service Manager
13 11 (3.33%) Data Analyst
14 10 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.30%) .NET
2 17 (5.15%) .NET Core
2 17 (5.15%) Spring
3 13 (3.94%) Kafka
4 12 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.33%) HTML
6 10 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.03%) CSS
6 10 (3.03%) React
7 7 (2.12%) JSON
7 7 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (2.12%) Spring Boot
8 6 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.82%) Web Services
9 4 (1.21%) Blazor
9 4 (1.21%) CSS3
9 4 (1.21%) HTML5
9 4 (1.21%) Laravel
9 4 (1.21%) REST
9 4 (1.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.97%) Cloud Native
2 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (2.42%) Virtual Team
3 7 (2.12%) Public Cloud
4 6 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.21%) PACS
6 4 (1.21%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.21%) User Experience
7 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.91%) CCTV
7 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.61%) LIMS
8 2 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.67%) Windows
2 12 (3.64%) Linux
3 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.21%) Unix
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.91%) CentOS
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.61%) Debian
6 2 (0.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (40.91%) Agile
2 83 (25.15%) Migration
3 51 (15.45%) CI/CD
4 48 (14.55%) Data Migration
5 43 (13.03%) DevOps
6 37 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (10.91%) Data Modelling
8 34 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (9.70%) Microservices
9 32 (9.70%) Waterfall
10 29 (8.79%) Project Management
10 29 (8.79%) Scrum
10 29 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.48%) ETL
12 27 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (8.18%) Project Delivery
13 26 (7.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 24 (7.27%) Regtech
15 23 (6.97%) Test Automation
16 22 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.30%) SQL
2 46 (13.94%) Java
3 41 (12.42%) Python
4 33 (10.00%) C#
5 20 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.94%) C++
8 13 (3.94%) Go
9 8 (2.42%) Kotlin
10 7 (2.12%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.82%) PHP
12 5 (1.52%) Ruby
12 5 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.52%) VBA
13 4 (1.21%) C
13 4 (1.21%) VB
14 3 (0.91%) Scala
15 2 (0.61%) R
15 2 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.73%) Degree
4 8 (2.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.21%) CISSP
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.91%) MCP
7 3 (0.91%) MCSA
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) CCSK
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MBA
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.03%) GDPR
3 9 (2.73%) QA
4 6 (1.82%) GRC
5 5 (1.52%) Accessibility
5 5 (1.52%) COBIT
5 5 (1.52%) COSO
5 5 (1.52%) NIST
5 5 (1.52%) NIST 800
6 4 (1.21%) ISO 20022
6 4 (1.21%) SEPA
7 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.30%) PMO
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.85%) Docker
2 6 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.42%) Terraform
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
4 3 (0.91%) Ambari
4 3 (0.91%) Grafana
4 3 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.91%) Oozie
4 3 (0.91%) Puppet
5 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 43 (13.03%) Oracle
2 26 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.36%) SAP
4 19 (5.76%) MuleSoft
5 14 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.33%) Google
7 9 (2.73%) Xerox
8 7 (2.12%) Cadence
8 7 (2.12%) Netezza
9 5 (1.52%) Adobe
10 4 (1.21%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.91%) CyberArk
11 3 (0.91%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.61%) Cerner
12 2 (0.61%) Cisco
12 2 (0.61%) Informatica
12 2 (0.61%) VMware
12 2 (0.61%) Workday