Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Platform Symphony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Platform Symphony over the 6 months to 26 September 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.

IBM Platform Symphony
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 529 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +635
Contract jobs citing Platform Symphony 15 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.045% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 - -
England median daily rate £700 - -

Platform Symphony is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,598 1,890 5,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.65% 14.21% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,435 1,351 4,375
10th Percentile £340 £300 £200
25th Percentile £456 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 99
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.70 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £13.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £45.94 £43.75 £36.01
90th Percentile £59.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -

Platform Symphony
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Symphony in London

Platform Symphony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Platform Symphony in London

Platform Symphony
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Platform Symphony in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Platform Symphony in London

Platform Symphony
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 Platform Symphony within the London region over the 6 months to 26 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 - 4 £753 -
Platform Symphony
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Platform Symphony 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 Platform Symphony.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 12 (80.00%) Banking
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle
5 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
6 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (53.33%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (46.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (46.67%) Scrum
8 5 (33.33%) Fixed Income
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) Front Office
8 5 (33.33%) Docker
8 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 4 (26.67%) ETL
10 3 (20.00%) Grid Computing
10 3 (20.00%) .NET
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) AWS
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
10 3 (20.00%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) Kafka
11 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (13.33%) NuGet

Platform Symphony
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 10 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (53.33%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Front Office
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (46.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Economics
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (13.33%) Mesos
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM