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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 192 175 193
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 7 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 1.26% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 39 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2694 3343 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.67% 46.12% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 2321 2299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 96
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataSynapse also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataSynapse.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Front Office
2 8 (57.14%) Derivative
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (50.00%) Grid Computing
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Sybase
5 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
7 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
7 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
7 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 3 (21.43%) Intel
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataSynapse also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataSynapse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) Multicast
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) FCoE
1 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 8 (57.14%) Front Office
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) Rendezvous
3 3 (21.43%) XSLT
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (14.29%) STL
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Derivative
2 7 (50.00%) Grid Computing
3 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
4 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (21.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 2 (14.29%) Greeks
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BCP
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (21.43%) SRDF
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) KVM
2 2 (14.29%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Intel
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) 29West
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Reuters
4 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft