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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DataSynapse
London / City of London
Rank 154 133 186
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +53
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 2 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.57% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 1.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £625 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £700 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1262 1202 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.40% 40.07% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 884 1595
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 51
Median hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (60.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (40.00%) ELK Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Solace
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Grid Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Grid Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Solace