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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 181 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 8 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.38% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 19
Average daily rate
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£625 £638 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £570
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £608
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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

DataSynapse
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

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
3 5 (45.45%) Rendezvous
3 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) Intel
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) NFS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (45.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) FCoE
1 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (36.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Rendezvous
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) Xen
1 4 (36.36%) KVM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) 29West
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Intel
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp