Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West London with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Software Delivery
London > West London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 107 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 +41
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 20 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 1.08% 1.36% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.56% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 20
West London median daily rate £494 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -3.38% +21.76%
10th Percentile £467 £413 £413
90th Percentile £516 £620 £558
London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West London median hourly rate - - £115.00
London median hourly rate - - £77.50

Software Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,647 1,925 1,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 88.83% 87.50% 86.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,361 806
West London median daily rate £460 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £552
London median daily rate £520 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 40
West London median hourly rate £37.06 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.14% +97.91%
10th Percentile £13.91 £14.12 £14.15
90th Percentile £57.51 £50.00 £54.13
London median hourly rate £24.58 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.68% +5.26% +12.40%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in West London

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in West London

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in West London

Software Delivery
Contract Job Locations in West London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the West London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Hammersmith +4 4 - -
Hounslow -3 2 - -
Software Delivery
London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 London region with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Product Roadmap
6 6 (30.00%) People Management
6 6 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Product Management
6 6 (30.00%) Back Office
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (25.00%) Puppet
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (25.00%) Power BI
7 5 (25.00%) Power Platform
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring

Software Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Power BI
2 4 (20.00%) BigQuery
2 4 (20.00%) Bigtable
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (20.00%) Redis
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Mockito
2 4 (20.00%) Spock
General
1 6 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Product Owner
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Product Owner
2 5 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Product Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) Kafka
1 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Product Roadmap
6 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (30.00%) People Management
6 6 (30.00%) Product Management
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Runbook
8 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
9 2 (10.00%) User Stories
10 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow