Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SEPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEPA over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 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.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 523 523
Rank change year-on-year -70 0 +4
Contract jobs citing SEPA 41 68 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.75% 1.42% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 49
London median daily rate £500 £544 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% -1.14% +15.79%
10th Percentile £398 £463 £315
90th Percentile £653 £646 £648
England median daily rate £488 £538 £550
% change year-on-year -9.30% -2.27% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SEPA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,451 4,794 4,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.09% 12.01% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,802 3,377 3,404
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 60 58
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -8.19% +7.60%
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.88 £12.85
90th Percentile £59.05 £50.25 £43.00
England median hourly rate £24.56 £19.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year +29.26% -21.12% +12.03%

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SEPA in London

SEPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SEPA in London

SEPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SEPA in London over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SEPA in London

SEPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SEPA in London

SEPA
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 SEPA within the London region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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 -63 14 £500 -4.76% 1
SEPA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SEPA 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 SEPA.

1 32 (78.05%) Banking
2 31 (75.61%) SWIFT
3 21 (51.22%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 14 (34.15%) Oracle
6 13 (31.71%) Java
7 11 (26.83%) Cash Management
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) SDLC
9 9 (21.95%) Actimize
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Project Management
11 7 (17.07%) J2EE
11 7 (17.07%) Unix
12 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (14.63%) AIX
12 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
12 6 (14.63%) Java EE
12 6 (14.63%) Spring
12 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
12 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle Cash Management
13 5 (12.20%) Fedwire
13 5 (12.20%) TARGET2
13 5 (12.20%) QA
13 5 (12.20%) JSP
14 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
14 4 (9.76%) MySQL
14 4 (9.76%) C
14 4 (9.76%) PMP

SEPA
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 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Actimize
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 32 (78.05%) Banking
2 21 (51.22%) Finance
3 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Compliance Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Compliance Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Payments Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Payments Programme Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) J2EE
2 6 (14.63%) Java EE
2 6 (14.63%) Spring
3 5 (12.20%) JSP
4 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.44%) EDI
7 1 (2.44%) EDIFACT
7 1 (2.44%) IDoc
7 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (75.61%) SWIFT
2 5 (12.20%) Fedwire
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Unix
2 6 (14.63%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 11 (26.83%) Cash Management
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) SDLC
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C
4 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.44%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
1 5 (12.20%) TARGET2
2 3 (7.32%) PSD2
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.44%) FATCA
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.44%) VocaLink