Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,553 982 2,824
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.24% 7.12% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 7.97% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 723 2,017
10th Percentile £388 £338 £317
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £614 £600
90th Percentile £715 £775 £688
England median daily rate £519 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 52
10th Percentile " £16.25 £12.04
25th Percentile £16.08 £17.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year +8.36% +41.56% -9.36%
75th Percentile £49.31 £47.75 £40.94
90th Percentile £73.50 £69.50 £52.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +4.04%

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 32,162 12,314 32,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.24% 89.26% 88.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,203 8,858 24,030
10th Percentile £363 £320 £325
25th Percentile £459 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £508 £515
Median % change year-on-year +8.27% -1.36% +3.00%
75th Percentile £650 £614 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 99 381
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.16 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.36% +56.95% +10.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £43.38 £42.62
90th Percentile £65.70 £52.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.08 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.68% +11.11% +12.50%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -1 314 £550 +16.40% 122
West London -4 31 £545 +25.29% 31
South London +15 27 £475 +34.75% 12
East London -13 8 £688 +77.55% 26
North London -7 1 £475 +3.26% 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 706 (27.65%) Data Migration
2 663 (25.97%) Finance
3 612 (23.97%) Azure
4 594 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
5 570 (22.33%) Social Skills
6 435 (17.04%) Microsoft
7 432 (16.92%) SQL
8 400 (15.67%) DevOps
9 349 (13.67%) AWS
10 260 (10.18%) Java
11 257 (10.07%) Banking
12 255 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 243 (9.52%) Windows
14 229 (8.97%) Microsoft 365
15 224 (8.77%) Python
16 220 (8.62%) Active Directory
17 218 (8.54%) Oracle
18 210 (8.23%) Project Management
18 210 (8.23%) Kubernetes
19 200 (7.83%) Data Modelling
20 196 (7.68%) Analytics
21 190 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
22 189 (7.40%) GCP
23 187 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
24 185 (7.25%) Data Centre
25 184 (7.21%) ETL
26 183 (7.17%) PowerShell
27 170 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
27 170 (6.66%) SAP
28 168 (6.58%) 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
1 131 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.19%) Confluence
3 42 (1.65%) CMS
4 39 (1.53%) Apache
4 39 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 20 (0.78%) IIS
6 16 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
6 16 (0.63%) SAS
7 15 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.39%) Documentum
12 9 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.35%) JBoss
12 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.31%) Drupal
13 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 67 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Smart View
8 6 (0.24%) PTC Creo
9 4 (0.16%) Windchill
10 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.078%) Sketch
11 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (2.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 40 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.51%) Orchestrade
6 11 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 7 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.27%) SAP MDG
9 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.24%) Elite 3E
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.24%) SAP HCM
9 6 (0.24%) Teamcenter
10 5 (0.20%) iTrent
10 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 612 (23.97%) Azure
2 349 (13.67%) AWS
3 229 (8.97%) Microsoft 365
4 189 (7.40%) GCP
5 136 (5.33%) PaaS
6 129 (5.05%) Power Platform
7 123 (4.82%) IaaS
8 91 (3.56%) SaaS
9 80 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 78 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
11 67 (2.62%) Serverless
12 65 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
13 58 (2.27%) GitHub
14 43 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 35 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
15 35 (1.37%) PowerApps
16 32 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
16 32 (1.25%) OneDrive
17 29 (1.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 28 (1.10%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.53%) Firewall
2 73 (2.86%) DNS
3 55 (2.15%) DHCP
4 49 (1.92%) LAN
5 46 (1.80%) WAN
6 36 (1.41%) Internet
7 34 (1.33%) VPN
8 33 (1.29%) Network Security
8 33 (1.29%) SAN
9 26 (1.02%) TCP/IP
10 21 (0.82%) MPLS
11 20 (0.78%) BGP
11 20 (0.78%) Skype
11 20 (0.78%) Unified Communications
12 18 (0.71%) NAS
12 18 (0.71%) VoIP
13 17 (0.67%) OSPF
14 16 (0.63%) HTTP
15 15 (0.59%) Ethernet
16 13 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 93 (3.64%) Big Data
4 91 (3.56%) Power BI
5 79 (3.09%) Data Lake
6 60 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 56 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 43 (1.68%) BigQuery
10 42 (1.65%) Metadata
11 39 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 30 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (1.06%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (1.02%) MySQL
17 25 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
17 25 (0.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 133 (5.21%) JIRA
2 119 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 89 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 40 (1.57%) Maven
5 39 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 33 (1.29%) Gradle
7 20 (0.78%) GitLab
8 19 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.67%) ERwin
10 14 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.51%) JUnit
11 13 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (0.43%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.35%) Artifactory
13 9 (0.35%) CircleCI
13 9 (0.35%) Mockito
13 9 (0.35%) Subversion
13 9 (0.35%) Terragrunt
General
1 663 (25.97%) Finance
2 570 (22.33%) Social Skills
3 257 (10.07%) Banking
4 190 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (3.41%) Public Sector
6 77 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 77 (3.02%) Marketing
7 74 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
8 58 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 50 (1.96%) Law
10 49 (1.92%) Retail
11 45 (1.76%) Legal
12 42 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
13 41 (1.61%) Front Office
14 40 (1.57%) Manufacturing
15 39 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
16 29 (1.14%) Financial Institution
17 26 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
18 23 (0.90%) Back Office
19 21 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 430 (16.84%) Architect
2 335 (13.12%) Developer
3 291 (11.40%) Analyst
4 241 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 222 (8.70%) Consultant
6 155 (6.07%) Business Analyst
7 141 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
8 98 (3.84%) Cloud Architect
8 98 (3.84%) Data Engineer
9 88 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (3.29%) Azure Engineer
10 84 (3.29%) Migration Manager
11 75 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 75 (2.94%) Data Architect
12 69 (2.70%) Data Analyst
13 67 (2.62%) Azure Architect
14 56 (2.19%) Java Developer
15 55 (2.15%) Migration Engineer
15 55 (2.15%) Migration Project Manager
16 49 (1.92%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.54%) .NET
2 92 (3.60%) Web Services
3 76 (2.98%) Kafka
4 60 (2.35%) REST
5 49 (1.92%) JSON
5 49 (1.92%) Spring
6 47 (1.84%) HTML
7 45 (1.76%) React
8 44 (1.72%) XML
9 38 (1.49%) SOAP
10 34 (1.33%) Spring Boot
11 33 (1.29%) Middleware
12 31 (1.21%) CSS
13 30 (1.18%) Node.js
13 30 (1.18%) RESTful
14 26 (1.02%) LDAP
15 25 (0.98%) .NET Framework
16 21 (0.82%) ARM Templates
17 20 (0.78%) J2EE
18 19 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 121 (4.74%) Legacy Systems
3 75 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 53 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 50 (1.96%) Legacy Applications
6 49 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 49 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (1.53%) Reference Data
9 34 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.14%) Private Cloud
12 26 (1.02%) User Experience
13 24 (0.94%) Clustering
13 24 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 24 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.86%) Derivative
14 22 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 243 (9.52%) Windows
2 165 (6.46%) Linux
3 93 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 68 (2.66%) Windows 10
5 60 (2.35%) Unix
6 41 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 31 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (0.71%) VMS
11 16 (0.63%) Solaris
11 16 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 14 (0.55%) AIX
14 13 (0.51%) Android
15 10 (0.39%) CentOS
15 10 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.35%) Debian
17 6 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (27.65%) Data Migration
2 594 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (15.67%) DevOps
4 255 (9.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 210 (8.23%) Project Management
6 200 (7.83%) Data Modelling
7 196 (7.68%) Analytics
8 187 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 184 (7.21%) ETL
10 160 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
11 147 (5.76%) Scrum
12 144 (5.64%) Microservices
13 135 (5.29%) Project Delivery
14 108 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 102 (4.00%) Change Management
16 100 (3.92%) Infrastructure as Code
17 99 (3.88%) CRM
17 99 (3.88%) Data Analysis
18 98 (3.84%) ERP
18 98 (3.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 432 (16.92%) SQL
2 260 (10.18%) Java
3 224 (8.77%) Python
4 183 (7.17%) PowerShell
5 135 (5.29%) C#
6 121 (4.74%) JavaScript
7 61 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 41 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 37 (1.45%) C++
10 36 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.02%) C
13 23 (0.90%) VB
14 20 (0.78%) Scala
15 19 (0.74%) Go
16 18 (0.71%) Apex Code
16 18 (0.71%) Java 11
17 17 (0.67%) Perl
18 13 (0.51%) VBA
19 12 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 163 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 132 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.02%) Degree
4 39 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 17 (0.67%) CCNP
8 17 (0.67%) PMP
9 16 (0.63%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.59%) CISSP
11 14 (0.55%) CCIE
11 14 (0.55%) MCSE
12 11 (0.43%) CCNA
13 10 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.39%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.27%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 63 (2.47%) QA
3 39 (1.53%) SLA
4 34 (1.33%) GDPR
5 32 (1.25%) PMO
6 25 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.63%) MiFID
8 10 (0.39%) NIST
9 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.27%) ISO 20022
10 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.16%) Accessibility
11 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.16%) GRC
11 4 (0.16%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.12%) COBIT
13 2 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.078%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.078%) HL7
13 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 220 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 154 (6.03%) Docker
3 92 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.55%) XenApp
8 13 (0.51%) vSphere
9 12 (0.47%) VMware NSX
10 11 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.16%) HDFS
13 4 (0.16%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.12%) IAG
14 3 (0.12%) NFS
15 2 (0.078%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 210 (8.23%) Kubernetes
2 168 (6.58%) Terraform
3 100 (3.92%) Ansible
4 48 (1.88%) Puppet
5 43 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 35 (1.37%) SCCM
7 31 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 13 (0.51%) Grafana
10 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.43%) SCOM
12 9 (0.35%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.35%) Nagios
13 7 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.24%) Control-M
14 6 (0.24%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 435 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 218 (8.54%) Oracle
3 170 (6.66%) SAP
4 154 (6.03%) Google
5 140 (5.48%) VMware
6 116 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
7 101 (3.96%) Cisco
8 71 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 54 (2.12%) Databricks
10 47 (1.84%) Citrix
11 42 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.33%) Informatica
13 25 (0.98%) IBM
14 22 (0.86%) Workday
15 21 (0.82%) Adobe
16 20 (0.78%) hybris
16 20 (0.78%) Teradata
17 18 (0.71%) Atlassian
18 17 (0.67%) SolarWinds
18 17 (0.67%) Splunk