Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 562 557 551
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +28
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 51 73 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 20
London median daily rate £415 £470 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.70% +15.34% +16.43%
10th Percentile £301 £315 £336
90th Percentile £538 £653 £688
England median daily rate £375 £402 £400
% change year-on-year -6.77% +0.56% +18.52%
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 9,977 9,171 7,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.81% 19.57% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,330 7,020 5,350
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £353 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £495 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +4.21% +9.83% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 12
London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.71 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.56% -13.39% +25.33%
10th Percentile £30.53 £29.50 £17.93
90th Percentile £52.88 £70.06 £120.19
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 13 £500 - 1
South London +2 5 £300 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 38 (74.51%) JIRA
3 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) Cucumber
5 27 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
7 22 (43.14%) Scrum
8 19 (37.25%) QA
9 18 (35.29%) Test Management
9 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (35.29%) TeamCity
9 18 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (35.29%) Confluence
10 17 (33.33%) Java
10 17 (33.33%) Windows
11 16 (31.37%) Docker
12 14 (27.45%) API Testing
12 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (25.49%) New Relic
13 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
14 12 (23.53%) User Stories
14 12 (23.53%) GitHub
14 12 (23.53%) BDD
14 12 (23.53%) Puppet
14 12 (23.53%) SoapUI
14 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 12 (23.53%) Kanban
15 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (21.57%) TDD

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 18 (35.29%) Confluence
2 8 (15.69%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.84%) CMS
5 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (23.53%) GitHub
4 11 (21.57%) Datadog
4 11 (21.57%) OpenShift
5 8 (15.69%) SaaS
5 8 (15.69%) Slack
6 6 (11.76%) PaaS
7 5 (9.80%) BlazeMeter
7 5 (9.80%) IaaS
8 4 (7.84%) Office 365
9 3 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (3.92%) TestFlight
11 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
11 1 (1.96%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Redis
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Aerospike
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 3 (5.88%) Hazelcast
2 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 38 (74.51%) JIRA
3 29 (56.86%) Cucumber
4 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
5 18 (35.29%) TeamCity
6 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 12 (23.53%) SoapUI
7 11 (21.57%) Artifactory
7 11 (21.57%) Bitbucket
7 11 (21.57%) IBM UrbanCode
7 11 (21.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (21.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (17.65%) JMeter
9 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
10 6 (11.76%) Maven
11 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
11 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
11 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
11 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Law
3 6 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Tester
2 7 (13.73%) Web Tester
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Tester
4 5 (9.80%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) AWS Architect
5 4 (7.84%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer in Test
5 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) RESTful
4 4 (7.84%) SOAP
4 4 (7.84%) Swagger
5 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.88%) Java EE
5 3 (5.88%) LDAP
5 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
5 3 (5.88%) Vert.x
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) Middleware
7 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
2 11 (21.57%) Unix
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Android
3 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 22 (43.14%) Scrum
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (35.29%) Test Management
5 14 (27.45%) API Testing
6 12 (23.53%) BDD
6 12 (23.53%) Kanban
6 12 (23.53%) User Stories
7 11 (21.57%) Acceptance Criteria
7 11 (21.57%) Analytics
7 11 (21.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
7 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
7 11 (21.57%) TDD
8 10 (19.61%) Test Strategy
9 9 (17.65%) Performance Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) Sprint Review
10 8 (15.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) Go
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.84%) DBS Check
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Docker
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Puppet
2 11 (21.57%) Ansible
2 11 (21.57%) Kubernetes
2 11 (21.57%) Nagios
3 7 (13.73%) Terraform
4 4 (7.84%) SCCM
5 3 (5.88%) Consul
5 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.96%) Grafana
6 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.96%) Kibana
6 1 (1.96%) Rancher
6 1 (1.96%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) AppDynamics
1 13 (25.49%) New Relic
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) Micro Focus
3 11 (21.57%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.92%) WSO2
7 1 (1.96%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) hybris
7 1 (1.96%) SAP