The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing SLA 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 7.69% 3.95% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +10.48% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.16% +3.44%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 8 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 13.46% 10.53% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £500 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +6.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £358 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge citing SLA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Uxbridge

SLA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SLA in Uxbridge

SLA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SLA in Uxbridge

SLA
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SLA 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) EDI
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) DataStage
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Gentran
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) Apigee
1 4 (100.00%) Mule ESB
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (50.00%) Multichannel Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Retail

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 4 (100.00%) Gentran
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Mule ESB
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DataStage
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) EDI
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Multichannel Retail
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apigee
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle