Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 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.

Migration
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,651 1,116 2,342
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.16% 6.55% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 7.35% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,926 826 1,663
10th Percentile £389 £312 £320
25th Percentile £463 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £478 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.18% -4.50% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £619
90th Percentile £726 £701 £700
England median daily rate £525 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 41
10th Percentile £16.08 £18.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £22.24 £39.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £60.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year -54.17% +253.98% -9.36%
75th Percentile £49.31 £69.38 £28.00
90th Percentile £57.38 £81.25 £53.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £17.75 £15.86
% change year-on-year +43.66% +11.92% +10.45%

Migration 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 33,822 15,190 26,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.31% 89.15% 88.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,636 10,973 19,508
10th Percentile £381 £323 £319
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.44% +1.49%
75th Percentile £673 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 140 323
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.93 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £24.41 £16.50
Median hourly rate £37.80 £33.31 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.47% +44.84% +6.33%
75th Percentile £53.75 £52.06 £45.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £65.15 £53.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +28.01% -2.33%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Migration in London

Migration
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 Migration within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +5 323 £550 +16.40% 103
South London +16 38 £463 +15.63% 5
West London -25 27 £428 +0.59% 22
East London -7 8 £726 +120.00% 20
North London +2 4 £550 +49.66% 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 737 (27.80%) Finance
2 689 (25.99%) Azure
3 640 (24.14%) Data Migration
4 611 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
5 521 (19.65%) Social Skills
6 505 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 486 (18.33%) DevOps
8 468 (17.65%) AWS
9 407 (15.35%) SQL
10 340 (12.83%) Windows
11 304 (11.47%) Banking
12 272 (10.26%) Kubernetes
13 270 (10.18%) Terraform
14 266 (10.03%) Java
15 248 (9.35%) Active Directory
16 244 (9.20%) Python
17 241 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
18 239 (9.02%) PowerShell
19 237 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 218 (8.22%) Data Centre
21 216 (8.15%) Linux
22 214 (8.07%) Docker
23 205 (7.73%) Oracle
24 196 (7.39%) Project Management
25 189 (7.13%) SQL Server
26 181 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
26 181 (6.83%) Data Modelling
26 181 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
27 172 (6.49%) Analytics
28 171 (6.45%) Microservices

Migration
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
1 155 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.96%) Confluence
3 48 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 37 (1.40%) CMS
5 36 (1.36%) IIS
6 33 (1.24%) Apache
7 22 (0.83%) JBoss
8 19 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
9 18 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 15 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.45%) Documentum
13 12 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.41%) Camunda
14 11 (0.41%) Drupal
14 11 (0.41%) SAS
15 10 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.38%) Appian
Applications
1 74 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.075%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.075%) Sketch
8 2 (0.075%) Windchill
9 1 (0.038%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.30%) SAP MDG
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.23%) iTrent
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.23%) Orchestrade
8 6 (0.23%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.23%) SAP Retail
8 6 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 689 (25.99%) Azure
2 468 (17.65%) AWS
3 241 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
4 148 (5.58%) PaaS
5 142 (5.36%) GCP
6 138 (5.21%) Power Platform
7 127 (4.79%) IaaS
8 108 (4.07%) SaaS
9 93 (3.51%) GitHub
10 88 (3.32%) Serverless
11 82 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 79 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
13 69 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
14 67 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
15 57 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
16 51 (1.92%) OneDrive
17 37 (1.40%) PowerApps
18 36 (1.36%) Amazon S3
18 36 (1.36%) Azure Functions
19 32 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.00%) Firewall
2 101 (3.81%) DNS
3 72 (2.72%) DHCP
4 56 (2.11%) VPN
5 50 (1.89%) LAN
6 49 (1.85%) WAN
7 42 (1.58%) Internet
8 38 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 36 (1.36%) MPLS
9 36 (1.36%) Network Security
10 35 (1.32%) BGP
11 27 (1.02%) Skype
12 26 (0.98%) Unified Communications
13 23 (0.87%) SAN
14 22 (0.83%) OSPF
15 18 (0.68%) VoIP
16 16 (0.60%) Ethernet
17 14 (0.53%) HTTP
18 13 (0.49%) Broadband
19 12 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 132 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (3.92%) Big Data
4 100 (3.77%) Power BI
5 69 (2.60%) Data Lake
6 54 (2.04%) Metadata
7 53 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 51 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (1.70%) NoSQL
11 43 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.36%) MySQL
13 36 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 35 (1.32%) MongoDB
15 34 (1.28%) Tableau
16 32 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (1.09%) BigQuery
18 28 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 140 (5.28%) Jenkins
2 104 (3.92%) JIRA
3 95 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 77 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 67 (2.53%) Maven
6 58 (2.19%) Gradle
7 39 (1.47%) GitLab
8 30 (1.13%) Bitbucket
9 21 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (0.57%) ERwin
10 15 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.49%) Artifactory
11 13 (0.49%) Terragrunt
11 13 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.34%) CircleCI
14 8 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.30%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.30%) Subversion
14 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 737 (27.80%) Finance
2 521 (19.65%) Social Skills
3 304 (11.47%) Banking
4 156 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (4.22%) Public Sector
6 101 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 94 (3.55%) Front Office
8 79 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
9 77 (2.90%) Retail
10 73 (2.75%) Marketing
11 62 (2.34%) Law
12 46 (1.74%) Telecoms
13 32 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
14 28 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
14 28 (1.06%) Legal
15 23 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.87%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
16 21 (0.79%) Local Government
17 20 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 474 (17.88%) Architect
2 330 (12.45%) Developer
3 286 (10.79%) Analyst
4 267 (10.07%) Project Manager
5 199 (7.51%) Consultant
6 164 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 144 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 107 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
9 104 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 85 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 83 (3.13%) Data Architect
12 81 (3.06%) Migration Manager
13 77 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
14 75 (2.83%) Data Analyst
15 73 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
16 69 (2.60%) Data Engineer
17 63 (2.38%) Migration Project Manager
18 58 (2.19%) Azure Architect
19 56 (2.11%) Technical Architect
20 51 (1.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (5.09%) .NET
2 91 (3.43%) Kafka
3 60 (2.26%) React
4 59 (2.23%) Web Services
5 44 (1.66%) JSON
5 44 (1.66%) REST
6 42 (1.58%) HTML
7 41 (1.55%) XML
8 37 (1.40%) CSS
9 34 (1.28%) ASP.NET
10 32 (1.21%) .NET Core
11 31 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (1.17%) Node.js
12 30 (1.13%) RESTful
13 28 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 28 (1.06%) Spring
14 24 (0.91%) Middleware
14 24 (0.91%) Vue.js
15 21 (0.79%) ARM Templates
15 21 (0.79%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 218 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 128 (4.83%) Public Cloud
3 98 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
4 68 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (2.41%) Cloud Native
6 50 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
8 43 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 42 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 36 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 36 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
11 34 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 33 (1.24%) Reference Data
13 32 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (1.17%) Equities
14 31 (1.17%) User Experience
15 28 (1.06%) Clustering
15 28 (1.06%) Replication
16 27 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 340 (12.83%) Windows
2 216 (8.15%) Linux
3 124 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 84 (3.17%) Unix
5 71 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 53 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 19 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
13 14 (0.53%) CentOS
13 14 (0.53%) VMS
14 12 (0.45%) Solaris
15 10 (0.38%) AIX
16 9 (0.34%) Android
16 9 (0.34%) Debian
16 9 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (24.14%) Data Migration
2 611 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (18.33%) DevOps
4 237 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 196 (7.39%) Project Management
6 181 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
6 181 (6.83%) Data Modelling
6 181 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
7 172 (6.49%) Analytics
8 171 (6.45%) Microservices
9 160 (6.04%) ETL
10 157 (5.92%) Scrum
11 149 (5.62%) Infrastructure as Code
12 118 (4.45%) Project Delivery
12 118 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 106 (4.00%) ITIL
14 105 (3.96%) Change Management
15 93 (3.51%) Data Analysis
16 92 (3.47%) ERP
17 91 (3.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 407 (15.35%) SQL
2 266 (10.03%) Java
3 244 (9.20%) Python
4 239 (9.02%) PowerShell
5 171 (6.45%) C#
6 151 (5.70%) JavaScript
7 94 (3.55%) Bash
8 42 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 33 (1.24%) C
10 31 (1.17%) C++
10 31 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.13%) Perl
12 23 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 22 (0.83%) VB
14 19 (0.72%) Ruby
14 19 (0.72%) TypeScript
15 18 (0.68%) Scala
15 18 (0.68%) VBScript
16 14 (0.53%) Go
16 14 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 167 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 141 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 85 (3.21%) Degree
4 32 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 25 (0.94%) AWS Certification
7 20 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 17 (0.64%) PMP
9 14 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.49%) CCNP
11 12 (0.45%) CISSP
12 11 (0.41%) CCNA
12 11 (0.41%) ISEB
12 11 (0.41%) MCSE
12 11 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (0.34%) CCIE
14 9 (0.34%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.68%) Data Quality
1 71 (2.68%) QA
2 49 (1.85%) PMO
3 41 (1.55%) SLA
4 29 (1.09%) GDPR
5 24 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.41%) NIST
7 7 (0.26%) ISO 20022
8 6 (0.23%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.15%) MiFID
10 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) COBIT
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.11%) SEPA
11 3 (0.11%) SOC 2
12 2 (0.075%) COSO
12 2 (0.075%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.038%) HL7
13 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 248 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 214 (8.07%) Docker
3 106 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 26 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.72%) vSphere
8 15 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.41%) HDFS
10 9 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.30%) NFS
12 7 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.26%) XenApp
13 5 (0.19%) Firmware
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.15%) OpenAM
15 3 (0.11%) IAG
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 272 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 270 (10.18%) Terraform
3 107 (4.04%) Ansible
4 45 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 44 (1.66%) SCCM
6 35 (1.32%) Puppet
7 33 (1.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 20 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (0.64%) Grafana
11 16 (0.60%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (0.41%) Nagios
14 11 (0.41%) Packer
15 9 (0.34%) VxRail
16 8 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (0.26%) FortiGate
18 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
19 5 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 505 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 205 (7.73%) Oracle
3 159 (6.00%) VMware
4 155 (5.85%) SAP
5 97 (3.66%) Cisco
5 97 (3.66%) Google
6 91 (3.43%) Databricks
7 90 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (2.49%) Red Hat
9 60 (2.26%) ServiceNow
10 52 (1.96%) Citrix
11 41 (1.55%) IBM
12 40 (1.51%) Informatica
13 26 (0.98%) ION Trading
14 25 (0.94%) Splunk
15 22 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 22 (0.83%) MuleSoft
16 20 (0.75%) Teradata
17 17 (0.64%) Sybase
18 16 (0.60%) Charles River