Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 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.

Project Delivery
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 1,372 562 906
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.69% 3.21% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.59% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 405 647
10th Percentile £400 £330 £350
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £613
90th Percentile £750 £675 £700
England median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 3 3
10th Percentile - £35.63 £10.95
25th Percentile £39.75 £45.24 £12.00
Median hourly rate £44.50 £62.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.80% +316.67% -30.47%
75th Percentile £49.25 £71.13 £30.00
90th Percentile - £75.55 £38.25
England median hourly rate £44.50 £29.65 £29.71
% change year-on-year +50.08% -0.20% +25.13%

Project Delivery 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 34,016 15,656 26,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.48% 89.37% 88.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,815 11,338 19,358
10th Percentile £381 £325 £318
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 141 309
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.00 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £23.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.31% +39.13% +5.70%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £65.00 £53.37
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.72 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +30.34% -5.79%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in London.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in London.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Delivery in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
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 Project Delivery within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -14 158 £550 +10.00% 64
West London -12 28 £425 -5.56% 13
East London +15 21 £650 - 21
South London -9 9 £488 -2.50% 8
North London -3 1 £475 +3.26% 2
Project Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 Project Delivery.

1 752 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (37.17%) Finance
3 425 (30.98%) Project Management
4 402 (29.30%) Social Skills
5 352 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 206 (15.01%) Scrum
7 205 (14.94%) PRINCE2
8 197 (14.36%) Microsoft
9 184 (13.41%) Azure
10 180 (13.12%) Change Management
11 165 (12.03%) Waterfall
12 151 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 135 (9.84%) PMO
14 134 (9.77%) DevOps
14 134 (9.77%) AWS
15 132 (9.62%) JIRA
16 129 (9.40%) Banking
17 124 (9.04%) Migration
17 124 (9.04%) Analytics
17 124 (9.04%) Business Case
18 123 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
19 114 (8.31%) Coaching
20 112 (8.16%) Security Cleared
21 111 (8.09%) PMI Certification
21 111 (8.09%) Risk Management
22 109 (7.94%) SDLC
22 109 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
23 102 (7.43%) SQL
24 98 (7.14%) Windows
25 97 (7.07%) Presentation Skills

Project Delivery
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 47 (3.43%) Confluence
2 46 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.17%) CMS
4 10 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.66%) IIS
6 8 (0.58%) Apache
6 8 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.29%) Mattermost
9 4 (0.29%) nginx
10 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.15%) Appian
11 2 (0.15%) Drupal
11 2 (0.15%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 68 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
2 66 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
4 50 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Revit
8 1 (0.073%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.073%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.36%) Endur
5 5 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.22%) Magento
7 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Aligne
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.15%) HFM
8 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 184 (13.41%) Azure
2 134 (9.77%) AWS
3 71 (5.17%) Microsoft 365
4 53 (3.86%) Power Platform
5 51 (3.72%) SaaS
6 39 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (2.33%) GCP
8 29 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (2.04%) PaaS
10 25 (1.82%) Serverless
11 19 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (1.17%) IaaS
13 15 (1.09%) GitHub
14 14 (1.02%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.95%) AWS CodePipeline
16 12 (0.87%) PowerApps
16 12 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 11 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.13%) GSM
2 41 (2.99%) 5G
2 41 (2.99%) MVNO
3 39 (2.84%) 2G
4 34 (2.48%) Firewall
5 28 (2.04%) DNS
6 27 (1.97%) Packet Switching
7 23 (1.68%) LAN
8 19 (1.38%) SAN
8 19 (1.38%) WAN
9 18 (1.31%) NetScaler
10 17 (1.24%) MPLS
11 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
12 13 (0.95%) Wireless
13 10 (0.73%) Internet
13 10 (0.73%) Intranet
13 10 (0.73%) Junos
13 10 (0.73%) VLAN
14 9 (0.66%) BGP
14 9 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (3.86%) Big Data
3 47 (3.43%) Power BI
4 39 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 26 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.82%) Data Lake
7 20 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 20 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.87%) SAP HANA
10 11 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.73%) Tableau
12 9 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.66%) Redis
13 8 (0.58%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.51%) Metadata
14 7 (0.51%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 132 (9.62%) JIRA
2 31 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 30 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 12 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
5 12 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.80%) GitLab
7 10 (0.73%) Subversion
8 9 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.58%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.51%) Selenium
11 6 (0.44%) JUnit
11 6 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.22%) Hudson
12 3 (0.22%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.22%) Maven
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.22%) Terragrunt
General
1 510 (37.17%) Finance
2 402 (29.30%) Social Skills
3 129 (9.40%) Banking
4 123 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (7.07%) Presentation Skills
6 88 (6.41%) Public Sector
7 78 (5.69%) Influencing Skills
8 72 (5.25%) Retail
9 70 (5.10%) Telecoms
10 67 (4.88%) Marketing
11 45 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
12 44 (3.21%) Legal
13 43 (3.13%) Investment Banking
14 33 (2.41%) Local Government
15 19 (1.38%) Front Office
16 16 (1.17%) Law
16 16 (1.17%) Manufacturing
17 14 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
18 12 (0.87%) Back Office
18 12 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 381 (27.77%) Project Manager
2 186 (13.56%) Analyst
3 124 (9.04%) Architect
4 117 (8.53%) Business Analyst
5 93 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
6 77 (5.61%) Developer
7 67 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 59 (4.30%) Senior Manager
9 55 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
10 54 (3.94%) IT Project Manager
11 53 (3.86%) Technical Manager
12 50 (3.64%) Programme Manager
13 45 (3.28%) Transformation Manager
14 44 (3.21%) Consultant
15 41 (2.99%) Change Manager
16 39 (2.84%) Technical Project Manager
17 38 (2.77%) Project Officer
18 37 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
19 34 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
20 32 (2.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.28%) HTML
2 36 (2.62%) .NET
3 28 (2.04%) REST
4 24 (1.75%) Web Services
5 23 (1.68%) JSON
5 23 (1.68%) RESTful
6 21 (1.53%) CSS
7 20 (1.46%) Node.js
7 20 (1.46%) React Native
8 19 (1.38%) React
9 18 (1.31%) AngularJS
9 18 (1.31%) Spring
10 17 (1.24%) Kafka
11 15 (1.09%) Middleware
12 14 (1.02%) Spring Boot
12 14 (1.02%) XML
13 8 (0.58%) Velocity
14 7 (0.51%) LDAP
14 7 (0.51%) Swagger
15 6 (0.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.74%) Virtual Team
2 59 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 45 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.21%) User Experience
5 42 (3.06%) PMI
6 39 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (2.62%) Cloud Native
7 36 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.04%) Kinect
9 24 (1.75%) Replication
10 19 (1.38%) NHS
11 18 (1.31%) Legacy Systems
12 15 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
14 13 (0.95%) Blog
15 12 (0.87%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.87%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
16 10 (0.73%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (7.14%) Windows
2 41 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 39 (2.84%) Linux
4 27 (1.97%) Android
4 27 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.60%) Unix
6 20 (1.46%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.29%) VMS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.073%) CentOS
11 1 (0.073%) HPUX
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (30.98%) Project Management
3 352 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 206 (15.01%) Scrum
5 205 (14.94%) PRINCE2
6 180 (13.12%) Change Management
7 165 (12.03%) Waterfall
8 151 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 134 (9.77%) DevOps
10 124 (9.04%) Analytics
10 124 (9.04%) Business Case
10 124 (9.04%) Migration
11 114 (8.31%) Coaching
12 111 (8.09%) Risk Management
13 109 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
13 109 (7.94%) SDLC
14 95 (6.92%) ITIL
15 86 (6.27%) Programme Management
16 81 (5.90%) Service Delivery
17 80 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (7.43%) SQL
2 66 (4.81%) Python
3 50 (3.64%) C
4 44 (3.21%) Java
5 38 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 32 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 29 (2.11%) C#
8 13 (0.95%) Bash
9 12 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.73%) Java 8
11 10 (0.73%) R
12 6 (0.44%) Go
12 6 (0.44%) Perl
13 5 (0.36%) Java 11
13 5 (0.36%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.36%) VBA
14 4 (0.29%) Scala
15 3 (0.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 112 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 111 (8.09%) PMI Certification
3 94 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 93 (6.78%) PMP
5 88 (6.41%) Degree
6 36 (2.62%) APMP
7 29 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (1.31%) CCNA
10 17 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (1.17%) MCSE
12 15 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (0.80%) AWS Certification
15 10 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (0.73%) CISSP
15 10 (0.73%) JNCIA
16 9 (0.66%) RHCE
17 8 (0.58%) MBA
18 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (9.84%) PMO
2 41 (2.99%) QA
3 25 (1.82%) SLA
4 24 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.60%) PMBOK
6 16 (1.17%) GDPR
7 13 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.80%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.66%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.58%) COBIT
10 8 (0.58%) GRC
11 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.36%) NIST
13 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.22%) IFRS
15 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.38%) Docker
4 12 (0.87%) XenApp
5 8 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.44%) vSphere
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.15%) IAG
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.15%) Xen
9 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.073%) Firmware
10 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.073%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (3.86%) Terraform
2 37 (2.70%) Ansible
3 32 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (0.80%) SCCM
6 10 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.44%) Control-M
8 6 (0.44%) Kibana
8 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 5 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 5 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.36%) Puppet
9 5 (0.36%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.29%) QRadar
10 4 (0.29%) SCOM
11 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 197 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.39%) SAP
2 74 (5.39%) VMware
3 54 (3.94%) Oracle
4 42 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.92%) Citrix
6 36 (2.62%) Cisco
7 26 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 21 (1.53%) Google
9 18 (1.31%) Databricks
9 18 (1.31%) MuleSoft
10 17 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.09%) Splunk
12 12 (0.87%) Juniper
13 11 (0.80%) F5
13 11 (0.80%) Ping Identity
13 11 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.80%) SolarWinds
14 10 (0.73%) Okta
14 10 (0.73%) Veeam