Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 25 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,666 1,478 2,711
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.98% 7.19% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 8.14% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,185 1,031 1,888
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +0.49% +2.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £614 £600 £600
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £496 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.32% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 43
10th Percentile £40.35 £14.62 £13.00
25th Percentile £51.00 £16.24 £16.08
Median hourly rate £60.00 £20.11 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +198.32% +7.55% +10.32%
75th Percentile £62.00 £28.36 £34.38
90th Percentile £76.40 £30.05 £44.59
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -11.11% +18.03% +1.67%

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 21,423 18,165 36,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 89.73% 88.40% 89.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,341 13,087 26,221
10th Percentile £350 £325 £331
25th Percentile £425 £414 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £613 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £686
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 233 351
10th Percentile £15.79 £13.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.53 £18.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate £34.19 £26.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.02% +17.78% -2.17%
75th Percentile £52.38 £47.25 £39.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.20 £51.42
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.51%

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 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 +2 205 £525 +5.00% 84
West London -2 33 £513 +13.89% 19
South London +18 20 £525 +5.00% 6
East London +1 9 £405 -2.64% 14
North London -2 4 £275 -46.34% 1
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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.

1 459 (27.55%) Finance
2 454 (27.25%) Data Migration
3 412 (24.73%) Azure
4 348 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (18.25%) Social Skills
6 283 (16.99%) AWS
7 271 (16.27%) SQL
8 254 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 209 (12.55%) DevOps
10 184 (11.04%) Microsoft 365
11 177 (10.62%) Windows
12 176 (10.56%) Oracle
13 161 (9.66%) Java
14 159 (9.54%) Data Modelling
15 155 (9.30%) Project Management
16 148 (8.88%) Security Cleared
17 146 (8.76%) GCP
18 143 (8.58%) Banking
19 141 (8.46%) Data Centre
20 139 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
21 138 (8.28%) Kubernetes
22 137 (8.22%) Python
23 136 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
24 127 (7.62%) SQL Server
25 124 (7.44%) Active Directory
26 123 (7.38%) ETL
27 119 (7.14%) SC Cleared
28 113 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
29 108 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
29 108 (6.48%) Terraform

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
1 102 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.16%) CMS
4 35 (2.10%) Confluence
5 22 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (0.96%) Apache
7 16 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.84%) SAS
9 13 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
11 11 (0.66%) IIS
12 10 (0.60%) Headless CMS
13 8 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.060%) Figma
8 1 (0.060%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.060%) Windchill
8 1 (0.060%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 24 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
4 12 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 9 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.42%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.36%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.36%) SAP MDG
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.24%) Maximo
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.18%) SAP PS
11 3 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 412 (24.73%) Azure
2 283 (16.99%) AWS
3 184 (11.04%) Microsoft 365
4 146 (8.76%) GCP
5 66 (3.96%) PaaS
5 66 (3.96%) Power Platform
6 58 (3.48%) IaaS
7 44 (2.64%) Serverless
8 41 (2.46%) SaaS
9 39 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (2.04%) PowerApps
11 33 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
12 26 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.56%) OneDrive
13 25 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
14 24 (1.44%) Power Automate
15 23 (1.38%) Amazon S3
15 23 (1.38%) GitHub
16 21 (1.26%) Azure Logic Apps
17 19 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.34%) Firewall
2 37 (2.22%) DNS
3 33 (1.98%) SAN
4 31 (1.86%) WAN
5 25 (1.50%) DHCP
6 24 (1.44%) LAN
6 24 (1.44%) Network Security
6 24 (1.44%) VPN
7 19 (1.14%) NAS
8 17 (1.02%) Skype
9 16 (0.96%) Internet
10 15 (0.90%) MPLS
11 13 (0.78%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.72%) FTP
12 12 (0.72%) SD-WAN
13 11 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.60%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.48%) Intranet
15 8 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (4.86%) Big Data
4 59 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 47 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 44 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (2.52%) Data Lake
8 35 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 33 (1.98%) Power BI
10 31 (1.86%) MySQL
11 28 (1.68%) BigQuery
12 27 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 27 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 22 (1.32%) Apache Hive
14 22 (1.32%) Tableau
15 21 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.14%) NoSQL
17 17 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (5.16%) JIRA
2 64 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 43 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.84%) JUnit
5 13 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 13 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (0.72%) ERwin
6 12 (0.72%) Selenium
6 12 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.54%) Maven
9 8 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.42%) Gradle
11 6 (0.36%) ER Studio
11 6 (0.36%) Mockito
11 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.30%) JMeter
12 5 (0.30%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 459 (27.55%) Finance
2 304 (18.25%) Social Skills
3 143 (8.58%) Banking
4 136 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (4.92%) Public Sector
6 46 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.58%) Legal
8 40 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
9 34 (2.04%) Marketing
10 30 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
10 30 (1.80%) Retail
11 29 (1.74%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.50%) Front Office
13 24 (1.44%) Law
14 23 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
15 17 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
16 16 (0.96%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.90%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 287 (17.23%) Architect
2 210 (12.61%) Analyst
2 210 (12.61%) Developer
3 165 (9.90%) Project Manager
4 147 (8.82%) Consultant
5 75 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 73 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
8 67 (4.02%) Data Engineer
9 59 (3.54%) Data Analyst
10 58 (3.48%) Cloud Architect
11 57 (3.42%) Migration Manager
12 56 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
13 54 (3.24%) Data Architect
14 50 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
15 47 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
16 41 (2.46%) Migration Analyst
17 40 (2.40%) Azure Architect
18 39 (2.34%) Technical Architect
19 37 (2.22%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.58%) .NET
2 62 (3.72%) Web Services
3 45 (2.70%) HTML
3 45 (2.70%) React
4 41 (2.46%) JSON
5 38 (2.28%) Spring
6 36 (2.16%) REST
7 35 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 35 (2.10%) Spring Boot
8 32 (1.92%) Kafka
8 32 (1.92%) Middleware
9 30 (1.80%) SOAP
9 30 (1.80%) XML
10 26 (1.56%) .NET Core
10 26 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 25 (1.50%) CSS
11 25 (1.50%) Node.js
12 24 (1.44%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.20%) HTML5
14 19 (1.14%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.46%) Data Centre
2 52 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 39 (2.34%) Cloud Native
6 33 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.74%) Reference Data
8 28 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 28 (1.68%) NHS
9 27 (1.62%) Replication
10 26 (1.56%) Hedge funds
11 24 (1.44%) Derivative
12 20 (1.20%) Equities
13 19 (1.14%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.08%) Reinsurance
14 18 (1.08%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.02%) Clustering
16 16 (0.96%) LPAR
16 16 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 177 (10.62%) Windows
2 96 (5.76%) Linux
3 57 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 49 (2.94%) Unix
5 48 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 30 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 23 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
12 14 (0.84%) AIX
13 13 (0.78%) VMS
14 12 (0.72%) Solaris
15 11 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.42%) CentOS
16 7 (0.42%) HPUX
17 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (27.25%) Data Migration
2 348 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (12.55%) DevOps
4 159 (9.54%) Data Modelling
5 155 (9.30%) Project Management
6 139 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 123 (7.38%) ETL
8 113 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 100 (6.00%) Analytics
10 98 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
11 97 (5.82%) Project Delivery
12 85 (5.10%) Microservices
13 78 (4.68%) ITIL
13 78 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 77 (4.62%) Change Management
15 75 (4.50%) Scrum
16 67 (4.02%) ERP
17 64 (3.84%) PRINCE2
18 62 (3.72%) Data Analysis
19 60 (3.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 271 (16.27%) SQL
2 161 (9.66%) Java
3 137 (8.22%) Python
4 101 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 84 (5.04%) JavaScript
6 69 (4.14%) C#
7 36 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 35 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 28 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.26%) VB
11 19 (1.14%) Apex Code
12 18 (1.08%) Perl
12 18 (1.08%) Scala
13 17 (1.02%) Go
14 15 (0.90%) R
15 13 (0.78%) C
15 13 (0.78%) C++
16 11 (0.66%) VBA
17 10 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 148 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 119 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.02%) Degree
4 34 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (1.98%) PMP
6 26 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 23 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (0.90%) ISEB
10 15 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.90%) MCSE
11 14 (0.84%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.66%) CISSP
13 8 (0.48%) CCIE
13 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.36%) MCSA
15 6 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.96%) QA
2 47 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.04%) SLA
4 19 (1.14%) GDPR
5 13 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.66%) PMO
7 9 (0.54%) HL7
8 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.24%) COBIT
9 4 (0.24%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.24%) NIST
10 3 (0.18%) GRC
10 3 (0.18%) GxP
10 3 (0.18%) IFRS
10 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 124 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 105 (6.30%) Docker
3 57 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.02%) VMware NSX
7 15 (0.90%) PowerHA
7 15 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.90%) vSphere
8 11 (0.66%) XenApp
8 11 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.54%) HDFS
10 7 (0.42%) GPFS
11 6 (0.36%) Firmware
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.24%) Xen
13 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 138 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 108 (6.48%) Terraform
3 77 (4.62%) Ansible
4 32 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.80%) Puppet
6 28 (1.68%) SCCM
7 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.66%) SCOM
9 9 (0.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.42%) vRealize
11 6 (0.36%) Grafana
11 6 (0.36%) Istio
12 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.30%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.24%) Knative
13 4 (0.24%) NetMRI
14 3 (0.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 254 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 176 (10.56%) Oracle
3 101 (6.06%) Google
4 97 (5.82%) SAP
5 87 (5.22%) VMware
6 61 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 53 (3.18%) Cisco
8 37 (2.22%) Citrix
9 31 (1.86%) ServiceNow
10 30 (1.80%) IBM
11 23 (1.38%) Databricks
12 21 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.14%) Informatica
14 18 (1.08%) Cerner
14 18 (1.08%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.90%) HP
15 15 (0.90%) hybris
15 15 (0.90%) Teradata
16 14 (0.84%) SolarWinds
17 13 (0.78%) Cloudera