The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within DataSynapse Inc.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 159 205 201
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -4
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £594 £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £468 £542
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £608 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DataSynapse
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1341 2472 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.14% 42.38% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1840 1798
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 65 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

DataSynapse
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DataSynapse as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

DataSynapse Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataSynapse across the City of London region.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse 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 City of London region with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 19 (73.08%) Java
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
1 19 (73.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (65.38%) Derivative
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 16 (61.54%) Front Office
4 15 (57.69%) TDD
5 14 (53.85%) Pair Programming
5 14 (53.85%) Banking
5 14 (53.85%) Spring
5 14 (53.85%) Grid Computing
6 9 (34.62%) C#
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Splunk
10 4 (15.38%) Analytics
10 4 (15.38%) Reuters
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Sybase
10 4 (15.38%) Perl
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Unix
11 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
11 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
11 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
11 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
11 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in the City 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) FCoE
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Multicast
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
1 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 16 (61.54%) Front Office
2 14 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Database Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Grid Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Cassandra Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) ELK Stack
2 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.85%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (65.38%) Derivative
3 14 (53.85%) Grid Computing
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (11.54%) Equities
4 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
4 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 14 (53.85%) Pair Programming
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) MVVM
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.85%) Samba
1 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.85%) SRDF
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ganglia
1 3 (11.54%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (11.54%) Kibana
1 3 (11.54%) logstash
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 5 (19.23%) Splunk
4 4 (15.38%) Reuters
4 4 (15.38%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Intel
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Solace
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) VMware