Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SilkPerformer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilkPerformer 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.

Micro Focus Silk Performer (formerly Borland Silk Performer)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 - 615
Rank change year-on-year - +615 +3
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
London median daily rate £400 - £350
England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SilkPerformer is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9416 8198 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.23% 18.12% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7109 5954 5320
London median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.93% +5.33%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SilkPerformer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SilkPerformer in London

SilkPerformer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SilkPerformer in London

SilkPerformer
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 SilkPerformer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 £400 - 1
SilkPerformer
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

SilkPerformer
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA