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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 169 185 197
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.065% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1443 1958 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.21% 42.48% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1468 1920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 61
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Grid Computing
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%) ELK Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) UML

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Grid Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cassandra Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB 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
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) Grid Computing
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
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C#
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