Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 966 2,863 2,894
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.18% 7.58% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 8.57% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 2,042 1,976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.21% +5.03%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £775 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.95 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.49% -9.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.55 £12.04 £12.03
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.60 £35.00
England median hourly rate £30.75 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +75.71% +10.34% +1.96%

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 11,921 33,408 40,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.61% 88.39% 88.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,012 23,909 29,141
Median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £715 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 418 468
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.97 £22.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.41% +2.25% -2.88%
10th Percentile £17.18 £12.44 £14.00
90th Percentile £48.98 £53.75 £55.55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year +41.99% +17.38% -14.29%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 -3 150 £468 -1.58% 49
West London +1 25 £425 -2.86% 15
East London +6 13 £356 -35.23% 4
South London -15 11 £330 -35.61% 5
North London +21 9 £460 +31.24% 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 311 (32.19%) Finance
2 269 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (26.40%) Azure
4 209 (21.64%) Data Migration
5 185 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 176 (18.22%) AWS
7 149 (15.42%) SQL
8 131 (13.56%) Windows
9 126 (13.04%) DevOps
10 116 (12.01%) Java
11 114 (11.80%) Asset Management
12 113 (11.70%) Python
13 110 (11.39%) Web Services
14 109 (11.28%) JavaScript
15 101 (10.46%) Fixed Income
15 101 (10.46%) Office 365
15 101 (10.46%) Investment Management
16 98 (10.14%) Microservices
17 95 (9.83%) Data Centre
17 95 (9.83%) Hedge funds
18 94 (9.73%) Security Cleared
18 94 (9.73%) Derivative
18 94 (9.73%) Front Office
19 91 (9.42%) .NET
20 89 (9.21%) Scrum
21 84 (8.70%) Active Directory
22 82 (8.49%) GCP
23 81 (8.39%) Oracle
24 80 (8.28%) SharePoint
25 78 (8.07%) Banking

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 80 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.42%) Confluence
3 23 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.66%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.45%) CMS
6 13 (1.35%) IIS
7 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.04%) Apache
9 8 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.83%) JBoss
10 6 (0.62%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.41%) Appian
12 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 15 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (1.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Maximo
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.31%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.21%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 255 (26.40%) Azure
2 176 (18.22%) AWS
3 101 (10.46%) Office 365
4 82 (8.49%) GCP
5 40 (4.14%) IaaS
5 40 (4.14%) Power Platform
6 34 (3.52%) PaaS
7 33 (3.42%) SaaS
8 28 (2.90%) OneDrive
9 26 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
11 20 (2.07%) Serverless
12 13 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.24%) Logic Apps
13 12 (1.24%) Yammer
14 11 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.55%) DNS
2 41 (4.24%) Firewall
3 29 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (2.80%) DHCP
5 18 (1.86%) Skype
5 18 (1.86%) WAN
6 15 (1.55%) SAN
7 14 (1.45%) LAN
8 11 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.04%) MPLS
10 9 (0.93%) BGP
10 9 (0.93%) Intranet
10 9 (0.93%) OSPF
10 9 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (0.93%) VPN
11 8 (0.83%) VLAN
12 7 (0.72%) Internet
12 7 (0.72%) SNMP
12 7 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.31%) MySQL
4 27 (2.80%) Power BI
4 27 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (1.76%) Big Data
7 16 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (1.66%) Data Lake
8 14 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.72%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (5.90%) JIRA
2 31 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.45%) Selenium
5 11 (1.14%) GitLab
6 10 (1.04%) Artifactory
7 9 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.93%) Maven
7 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.62%) Gradle
9 6 (0.62%) JMeter
10 5 (0.52%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.41%) Gatling
11 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 311 (32.19%) Finance
2 94 (9.73%) Front Office
3 78 (8.07%) Banking
3 78 (8.07%) Public Sector
4 30 (3.11%) Local Government
5 23 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.28%) Retail
7 20 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.07%) Marketing
8 16 (1.66%) Back Office
9 14 (1.45%) Electronics
9 14 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.93%) French Language
11 8 (0.83%) Advertising
12 7 (0.72%) Legal
12 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.62%) Law
13 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 156 (16.15%) Developer
2 127 (13.15%) Architect
3 88 (9.11%) Analyst
4 70 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
5 69 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 61 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 56 (5.80%) Consultant
8 38 (3.93%) Network Engineer
9 34 (3.52%) Software Engineer
10 33 (3.42%) .NET Software Engineer
10 33 (3.42%) AWS Software Engineer
11 29 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 28 (2.90%) AWS Architect
12 28 (2.90%) Azure Architect
13 27 (2.80%) .NET Developer
13 27 (2.80%) Technical Leader
14 25 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
14 25 (2.59%) Cloud Architect
14 25 (2.59%) Migration Manager
14 25 (2.59%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (11.39%) Web Services
2 91 (9.42%) .NET
3 71 (7.35%) React
4 68 (7.04%) AngularJS
5 58 (6.00%) .NET Core
6 53 (5.49%) ASP.NET
6 53 (5.49%) Vue.js
7 47 (4.87%) ASP.NET Core
8 24 (2.48%) Node.js
9 20 (2.07%) SOAP
10 19 (1.97%) XML
11 18 (1.86%) HTML
12 16 (1.66%) Visualforce
13 13 (1.35%) CSS
14 12 (1.24%) LDAP
14 12 (1.24%) Middleware
15 11 (1.14%) Spring
16 10 (1.04%) JSON
16 10 (1.04%) RESTful
17 9 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.46%) Fixed Income
2 95 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 95 (9.83%) Hedge funds
3 94 (9.73%) Derivative
4 71 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (6.42%) Equities
7 55 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.69%) Public Cloud
9 23 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
11 16 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.35%) CMDB
13 12 (1.24%) OTC Derivatives
14 10 (1.04%) FMCG
14 10 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.04%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.04%) Replication
15 9 (0.93%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 131 (13.56%) Windows
2 66 (6.83%) Windows 10
3 65 (6.73%) Linux
4 46 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 42 (4.35%) Unix
6 24 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 24 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (1.14%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.52%) AIX
11 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.41%) Android
12 4 (0.41%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.31%) Solaris
13 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (21.64%) Data Migration
3 126 (13.04%) DevOps
4 114 (11.80%) Asset Management
5 101 (10.46%) Investment Management
6 98 (10.14%) Microservices
7 89 (9.21%) Scrum
8 76 (7.87%) Change Management
9 67 (6.94%) ETL
10 65 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 61 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (5.80%) Project Management
13 55 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (5.38%) Fintech
16 51 (5.28%) Analytics
17 47 (4.87%) Data Management
17 47 (4.87%) ITIL
18 45 (4.66%) Data Modelling
19 44 (4.55%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (15.42%) SQL
2 116 (12.01%) Java
3 113 (11.70%) Python
4 109 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 74 (7.66%) C#
6 67 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 43 (4.45%) R
8 42 (4.35%) C
9 24 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.38%) VBA
11 19 (1.97%) C++
11 19 (1.97%) Perl
12 17 (1.76%) Apex Code
13 12 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.24%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.24%) VB
14 11 (1.14%) Java 8
14 11 (1.14%) Scala
15 9 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (3.21%) Degree
5 28 (2.90%) CCNP
6 26 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.48%) CCIE
8 9 (0.93%) CISSP
8 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.52%) ISEB
12 4 (0.41%) CCNA
12 4 (0.41%) CISM
12 4 (0.41%) MCSE
12 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.62%) Data Quality
2 33 (3.42%) QA
3 19 (1.97%) GDPR
4 11 (1.14%) PMO
5 8 (0.83%) NCSC
5 8 (0.83%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) GMP
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.10%) GxP
8 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) TARGET2
System Software
1 84 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.80%) Docker
3 39 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.83%) VMware NSX
7 8 (0.83%) vSphere
8 5 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.52%) XenApp
9 3 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.21%) vCloud
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 62 (6.42%) Terraform
2 56 (5.80%) Kubernetes
3 41 (4.24%) Ansible
4 24 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (1.86%) SCCM
6 14 (1.45%) Puppet
7 12 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.93%) SCOM
8 9 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.62%) QRadar
10 5 (0.52%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.52%) Netcool
10 5 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.52%) Netcool/Webtop
10 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.41%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.41%) Nagios
12 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 185 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.39%) Oracle
3 70 (7.25%) Cisco
4 57 (5.90%) Google
5 55 (5.69%) SAP
6 53 (5.49%) VMware
7 34 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.90%) Citrix
9 20 (2.07%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.97%) HP
11 18 (1.86%) Murex
12 17 (1.76%) Bloomberg
13 15 (1.55%) Splunk
14 14 (1.45%) IBM
15 13 (1.35%) Informatica
15 13 (1.35%) Tableau
16 11 (1.14%) Northgate
17 9 (0.93%) Databricks
18 7 (0.72%) F5
18 7 (0.72%) Red Hat