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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 186 198 189
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 5 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.26% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 22
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £542 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £635 £600
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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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
2314 2656 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.84% 44.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1870 2091
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 103
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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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 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
2 5 (55.56%) Rendezvous
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Intel
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) NFS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) FCoE
1 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (44.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) HBase
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Front Office
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Rendezvous
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
2 4 (44.44%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) NFS
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) SRDF
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase