Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West End of London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 7 December 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.

Academic Degree
Central London > West End of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 34 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West End of London 3.05% 5.38% 5.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 31.43% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
West End of London median daily rate £500 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% -36.96%
10th Percentile £439 £274 £241
90th Percentile £605 £581 £474
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West End of London median hourly rate - £22.93 -
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £22.93 £22.26
% change year-on-year +50.46% +3.02% +11.29%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West End of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West End of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West End of London 20.30% 17.11% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 24
West End of London median daily rate £488 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £356 £203 £291
90th Percentile £745 £675 £647
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
West End of London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +20.68% -
10th Percentile £17.73 £22.93 £18.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.93 £19.45
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% -8.78% +7.89%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West End of London

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West End of London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West End of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in West End of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West End of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West End of London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West End of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in West End of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West End of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West End of London region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Westminster -7 1 - - 1
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 West End of London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Social Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Smartsheet
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West End of 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Implementation Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware