Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for POP3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited POP3 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 617 609
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing POP3 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.019% 0.032% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
London median daily rate £513 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £481 £468 £482
90th Percentile £544 £533 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -2.63% -13.64% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

POP3 is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5370 6300 5958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.93% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3615 4120 3933
London median daily rate £450 £448 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.79% +5.75%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £215
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 178
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.12 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +2.74% -2.08%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.52 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.20 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing POP3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for POP3 in London

POP3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing POP3 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for POP3 in London

POP3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for POP3 in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing POP3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for POP3.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

POP3
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow