Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 580 586
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 65 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.031% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 19
London median daily rate £440 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -23.81% +10.53%
10th Percentile £272 £336 £317
90th Percentile £625 £478 £660
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +23.08%
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 9,926 7,830 7,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.35% 18.69% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,423 5,773 5,669
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +56.59%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -29 6 £395 -15.96% 4
South London - 5 £348 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 55 (84.62%) JIRA
2 48 (73.85%) Test Automation
3 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (64.62%) Selenium
5 37 (56.92%) Java
6 33 (50.77%) Confluence
7 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
8 28 (43.08%) Cucumber
9 27 (41.54%) BDD
9 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
10 25 (38.46%) QA
11 23 (35.38%) TeamCity
11 23 (35.38%) Test Management
12 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (32.31%) C#
13 21 (32.31%) Windows
14 20 (30.77%) Linux
15 19 (29.23%) SQL
16 17 (26.15%) Scrum
16 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (26.15%) REST
16 17 (26.15%) GitHub
17 16 (24.62%) JMeter
17 16 (24.62%) Ubuntu
18 15 (23.08%) Atlassian
18 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
18 15 (23.08%) Maven
18 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
18 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
18 15 (23.08%) Gherkin

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 33 (50.77%) Confluence
2 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (26.15%) GitHub
3 14 (21.54%) BlazeMeter
4 11 (16.92%) BrowserStack
5 8 (12.31%) Slack
6 7 (10.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (10.77%) OpenShift
7 6 (9.23%) Office 365
8 4 (6.15%) Datadog
8 4 (6.15%) SaaS
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
9 2 (3.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) AMQP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 3 (4.62%) MQTT
2 3 (4.62%) SMTP
3 1 (1.54%) 3G
3 1 (1.54%) 4G
3 1 (1.54%) LTE
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (84.62%) JIRA
2 42 (64.62%) Selenium
3 29 (44.62%) Jenkins
4 28 (43.08%) Cucumber
5 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
6 23 (35.38%) TeamCity
7 16 (24.62%) JMeter
8 15 (23.08%) Maven
8 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 14 (21.54%) Artifactory
10 12 (18.46%) JUnit
10 12 (18.46%) SpecFlow
11 10 (15.38%) LoadRunner
11 10 (15.38%) The Grinder
11 10 (15.38%) WebDriver
12 9 (13.85%) Appium
12 9 (13.85%) Gatling
12 9 (13.85%) GitLab
13 6 (9.23%) Protractor
14 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Tester
2 15 (23.08%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Performance Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Linux Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) REST
2 15 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 14 (21.54%) XML
4 12 (18.46%) RESTful
5 9 (13.85%) .NET
5 9 (13.85%) SOAP
6 6 (9.23%) Web Services
7 4 (6.15%) CSS
7 4 (6.15%) HTML
7 4 (6.15%) JSON
8 3 (4.62%) Android SDK
8 3 (4.62%) Apache POI
8 3 (4.62%) Kafka
8 3 (4.62%) Nightwatchjs
8 3 (4.62%) Swagger
8 3 (4.62%) XMPP
9 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.54%) J2EE
10 1 (1.54%) jQuery
10 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Wallet
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Linux
3 16 (24.62%) Ubuntu
4 15 (23.08%) Android
5 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 5 (7.69%) Unix
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Test Automation
2 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) BDD
4 23 (35.38%) Test Management
5 17 (26.15%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) API Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 15 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (16.92%) DevOps
8 11 (16.92%) TDD
9 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 10 (15.38%) SDLC
10 9 (13.85%) API Development
10 9 (13.85%) People Management
11 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) C#
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.23%) ISEB
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (13.85%) Grafana
2 9 (13.85%) Kibana
3 7 (10.77%) Ansible
3 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (6.15%) Nagios
4 4 (6.15%) SCCM
5 2 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (3.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) AppDynamics
3 11 (16.92%) New Relic
4 7 (10.77%) Dynatrace
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) Google
5 4 (6.15%) Micro Focus
5 4 (6.15%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software