Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 281 224 309
Rank change year-on-year -57 +85 -32
Contract jobs citing Legacy Systems 306 140 303
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 2.84% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 109 229
10th Percentile £375 £405 £340
25th Percentile £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
75th Percentile £700 £720 £600
90th Percentile £775 £800 £700
England median daily rate £550 £549 £500
% change year-on-year +0.27% +9.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £36.25 £16.50 £30.73
% change year-on-year +119.70% -46.30% -34.62%

Legacy Systems is in the Generic IT 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 IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,986 4,935 12,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.88% 36.41% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,933 3,550 8,849
10th Percentile £363 £315 £319
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 68 155
10th Percentile £14.40 £15.65 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.03 £25.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate £32.45 £37.84 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -14.24% +65.01% -2.43%
75th Percentile £47.31 £47.75 £48.94
90th Percentile £62.45 £53.25 £53.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.61 £20.86
% change year-on-year -20.91% +51.57% -0.69%

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 16 September 2021.

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 16 September 2021. 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 45 £600 -7.69% 11
North London - 2 - - 2
South London - 2 - - 2
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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.

1 127 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.24%) Migration
3 103 (33.66%) Finance
4 86 (28.10%) AWS
5 80 (26.14%) SQL
6 71 (23.20%) Azure
7 69 (22.55%) Oracle
8 64 (20.92%) Microservices
9 59 (19.28%) Python
10 55 (17.97%) Java
11 51 (16.67%) C#
12 48 (15.69%) Social Skills
13 47 (15.36%) Data Migration
14 45 (14.71%) T-SQL
15 40 (13.07%) C++
15 40 (13.07%) Software Engineering
16 39 (12.75%) DevOps
17 38 (12.42%) Windows
17 38 (12.42%) Microsoft
18 37 (12.09%) .NET
18 37 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
19 35 (11.44%) PL/SQL
19 35 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (11.11%) Data Engineering
21 33 (10.78%) Kubernetes
21 33 (10.78%) Cloud Native
21 33 (10.78%) MongoDB
22 31 (10.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
23 30 (9.80%) Serverless
24 29 (9.48%) Azure Logic Apps

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 27 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (3.92%) Apache
2 12 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.94%) GemFire
4 8 (2.61%) Confluence
5 7 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.65%) Documentum
7 2 (0.65%) Hyperledger
7 2 (0.65%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.33%) CICS
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Orchestrade
2 6 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 86 (28.10%) AWS
2 71 (23.20%) Azure
3 31 (10.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 30 (9.80%) Serverless
5 29 (9.48%) Azure Logic Apps
6 28 (9.15%) Azure Functions
6 28 (9.15%) Azure Storage
7 27 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (6.21%) GCP
9 15 (4.90%) SaaS
10 12 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (3.59%) Power Platform
12 9 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
13 8 (2.61%) PaaS
14 7 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.96%) IaaS
16 5 (1.63%) OpenShift
17 4 (1.31%) GitHub
18 3 (0.98%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.31%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) PBX
3 3 (0.98%) PSTN
3 3 (0.98%) Skype
4 2 (0.65%) SNMP
4 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.78%) MongoDB
2 29 (9.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 19 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.23%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.25%) Big Data
6 11 (3.59%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.94%) Power BI
8 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.29%) SAP HANA
9 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.63%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.31%) BigQuery
12 4 (1.31%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.31%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (0.98%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 20 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.92%) JIRA
3 10 (3.27%) Hudson
4 7 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.96%) GitLab
6 4 (1.31%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.33%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.33%) JMeter
9 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.33%) Trac
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 103 (33.66%) Finance
2 48 (15.69%) Social Skills
3 27 (8.82%) Front Office
4 25 (8.17%) Banking
5 19 (6.21%) Public Sector
6 15 (4.90%) Retail
7 14 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.92%) French Language
9 10 (3.27%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.29%) Law
10 7 (2.29%) Legal
11 6 (1.96%) Marketing
11 6 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (1.63%) Back Office
12 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (28.43%) Developer
2 51 (16.67%) Architect
3 32 (10.46%) C# Developer
4 28 (9.15%) Project Manager
5 26 (8.50%) Analyst
5 26 (8.50%) Consultant
6 21 (6.86%) Azure Developer
7 20 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 20 (6.54%) Python Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Energy Trading Developer
9 16 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.90%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.25%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.25%) Data Architect
11 13 (4.25%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Data Consultant
12 10 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) Migration Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.09%) .NET
2 25 (8.17%) Web Services
3 23 (7.52%) .NET Core
4 20 (6.54%) Spring
5 19 (6.21%) React
6 13 (4.25%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.92%) Kafka
8 9 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (2.94%) Shiny
8 9 (2.94%) Spring Boot
8 9 (2.94%) Vue.js
9 7 (2.29%) HTML
10 6 (1.96%) REST
11 5 (1.63%) Apache NiFi
11 5 (1.63%) HTML5
12 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.98%) Struts
13 2 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.65%) Middleware
13 2 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.78%) Cloud Native
2 24 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (6.86%) Derivative
4 20 (6.54%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.25%) Legacy Applications
6 11 (3.59%) Market Risk
7 9 (2.94%) Equities
7 9 (2.94%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.94%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.96%) User Experience
9 5 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.31%) CMDB
10 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.31%) NHS
11 3 (0.98%) Clustering
11 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.42%) Windows
2 23 (7.52%) Linux
3 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.24%) Migration
3 64 (20.92%) Microservices
4 47 (15.36%) Data Migration
5 40 (13.07%) Software Engineering
6 39 (12.75%) DevOps
7 37 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
8 35 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (11.11%) Data Engineering
10 29 (9.48%) SDLC
11 28 (9.15%) Data Development
12 27 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (8.50%) ERP
14 23 (7.52%) Test Automation
15 22 (7.19%) Project Management
16 21 (6.86%) Analytics
17 20 (6.54%) Data Cleansing
18 19 (6.21%) ETL
18 19 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.14%) SQL
2 59 (19.28%) Python
3 55 (17.97%) Java
4 51 (16.67%) C#
5 45 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 40 (13.07%) C++
7 35 (11.44%) PL/SQL
8 29 (9.48%) Go
9 20 (6.54%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.25%) Java 8
11 10 (3.27%) R
12 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) C
13 2 (0.65%) Delphi
13 2 (0.65%) Java 11
13 2 (0.65%) PHP
13 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) Ruby
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.59%) Degree
3 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.96%) PMP
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ACCA
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CCA
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) CSPO
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.92%) MiFID
2 8 (2.61%) PMO
2 8 (2.61%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.98%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
4 3 (0.98%) GRC
4 3 (0.98%) HL7
5 2 (0.65%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) NIST
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) SOC 2
System Software
1 12 (3.92%) Docker
2 11 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Varnish
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (10.78%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.27%) Terraform
3 8 (2.61%) Ansible
4 4 (1.31%) Kibana
4 4 (1.31%) Puppet
5 3 (0.98%) Nagios
5 3 (0.98%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.65%) Grafana
6 2 (0.65%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.33%) logstash
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 69 (22.55%) Oracle
2 38 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.15%) MuleSoft
4 26 (8.50%) SAP
5 13 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.27%) Google
7 8 (2.61%) hybris
8 7 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.63%) Workday
10 4 (1.31%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.98%) Cerner
11 3 (0.98%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.98%) IFS
12 2 (0.65%) Avaya
12 2 (0.65%) BT
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco
12 2 (0.65%) Databricks
12 2 (0.65%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.33%) ATG
13 1 (0.33%) VMware