Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 15 November 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.

D Software Zephyr
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 552 590 556
Rank change year-on-year +38 -34 +45
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 78 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.63% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 42
London median daily rate £440 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.74% - +39.29%
10th Percentile £300 £314 £318
90th Percentile £625 £679 £668
England median daily rate £414 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.06% - +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Zephyr 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 10,514 9,429 8,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.66% 20.07% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,814 7,123 5,919
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.11%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £319
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.64 £10.00
90th Percentile £61.06 £48.66 £57.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in London

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zephyr in London

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zephyr in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zephyr in London

Zephyr
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 Zephyr within the London region over the 6 months to 15 November 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 -12 8 £525 +5.00% 2
South London -16 6 £300 -
West London - 1 £450 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr 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 Zephyr.

1 65 (83.33%) JIRA
2 58 (74.36%) Selenium
3 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 45 (57.69%) Java
6 42 (53.85%) Confluence
6 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
7 37 (47.44%) Cucumber
8 29 (37.18%) QA
9 28 (35.90%) Scrum
9 28 (35.90%) BDD
9 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (34.62%) TeamCity
11 26 (33.33%) GitHub
12 24 (30.77%) JMeter
13 23 (29.49%) Test Management
14 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
14 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (28.21%) Test Strategy
15 21 (26.92%) Docker
15 21 (26.92%) Windows
15 21 (26.92%) TDD
16 19 (24.36%) API Testing
17 18 (23.08%) Linux
17 18 (23.08%) Visual Studio
17 18 (23.08%) C#
18 17 (21.79%) Maven
18 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (21.79%) AppDynamics

Zephyr
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 42 (53.85%) Confluence
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (33.33%) GitHub
3 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (20.51%) BlazeMeter
5 15 (19.23%) Slack
6 12 (15.38%) OpenShift
7 9 (11.54%) Datadog
8 8 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (7.69%) BrowserStack
9 6 (7.69%) IaaS
9 6 (7.69%) PaaS
9 6 (7.69%) SaaS
10 4 (5.13%) Office 365
11 3 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
13 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
13 1 (1.28%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) AMQP
3 3 (3.85%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.13%) Redis
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Aerospike
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.85%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.85%) Hazelcast
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 65 (83.33%) JIRA
2 58 (74.36%) Selenium
3 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 37 (47.44%) Cucumber
5 27 (34.62%) TeamCity
6 24 (30.77%) JMeter
7 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
8 18 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 17 (21.79%) Maven
10 15 (19.23%) LoadRunner
11 14 (17.95%) Artifactory
11 14 (17.95%) The Grinder
12 12 (15.38%) SoapUI
13 10 (12.82%) WebDriver
14 9 (11.54%) Bitbucket
14 9 (11.54%) IBM UrbanCode
14 9 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
16 7 (8.97%) Appium
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Tester
2 11 (14.10%) Performance Tester
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.97%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Web Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Developer in Test
8 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) REST
2 11 (14.10%) Gherkin
2 11 (14.10%) RESTful
2 11 (14.10%) XML
3 8 (10.26%) .NET
4 7 (8.97%) HTML
4 7 (8.97%) Swagger
5 6 (7.69%) CSS
5 6 (7.69%) SOAP
5 6 (7.69%) Web Services
6 5 (6.41%) JSON
7 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.85%) Java EE
7 3 (3.85%) Kafka
7 3 (3.85%) LDAP
7 3 (3.85%) Middleware
7 3 (3.85%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.85%) Vert.x
7 3 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.85%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) Ubuntu
4 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.54%) Unix
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.26%) Android
5 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 28 (35.90%) BDD
3 28 (35.90%) Scrum
4 23 (29.49%) Test Management
5 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (28.21%) Test Strategy
6 21 (26.92%) TDD
7 19 (24.36%) API Testing
8 17 (21.79%) Performance Testing
8 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (19.23%) DevOps
9 15 (19.23%) Regression Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Kanban
11 13 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 11 (14.10%) Agile Testing
13 10 (12.82%) Analytics
13 10 (12.82%) User Stories
14 9 (11.54%) Line Management
14 9 (11.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) C#
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) Perl
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Go
7 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISEB
4 4 (5.13%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Docker
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Puppet
2 12 (15.38%) Ansible
2 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 9 (11.54%) Nagios
4 6 (7.69%) Grafana
4 6 (7.69%) Kibana
5 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (5.13%) SCCM
7 3 (3.85%) Consul
7 3 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.56%) logstash
9 1 (1.28%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.28%) Rancher
9 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) AppDynamics
1 17 (21.79%) New Relic
2 10 (12.82%) Atlassian
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.54%) Google
3 9 (11.54%) Micro Focus
3 9 (11.54%) Splunk
4 7 (8.97%) Dynatrace
5 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 4 (5.13%) Adobe
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) WSO2
8 2 (2.56%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.28%) HP