The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 204 183 206
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 11 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 13
Average daily rate £650 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +6.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2923 2817 3314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.11% 44.64% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1989 2230
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 £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
DataSynapse
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataSynapse across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (69.44%) Derivative
2 24 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 22 (61.11%) Front Office
3 22 (61.11%) Banking
4 20 (55.56%) C++
5 16 (44.44%) Oracle
6 15 (41.67%) C#
6 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (27.78%) Market Risk
8 10 (27.78%) Middleware
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Java
10 8 (22.22%) Sybase
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) XML
11 7 (19.44%) Grid Computing
11 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
11 7 (19.44%) Analytics
12 6 (16.67%) FCoE
12 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (16.67%) 29West
12 6 (16.67%) HBase
12 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (16.67%) Multicast
12 6 (16.67%) NAS
12 6 (16.67%) SRDF
12 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 6 (16.67%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (36.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
1 6 (16.67%) NAS
1 6 (16.67%) FCoE
1 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.67%) HBase
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (61.11%) Front Office
1 22 (61.11%) Banking
2 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Back Office
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) C++ Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Middleware
2 7 (19.44%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) XSLT
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) Rendezvous
4 5 (13.89%) WCF
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) STL
6 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Derivative
2 24 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (27.78%) Market Risk
4 7 (19.44%) Grid Computing
5 5 (13.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
7 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.78%) Equities
8 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (2.78%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Solaris
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Analytics
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C++
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) C++/CLI
7 1 (2.78%) VC++
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) NFS
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (16.67%) SRDF
2 3 (8.33%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Sybase
3 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
4 6 (16.67%) 29West
4 6 (16.67%) EMC
4 6 (16.67%) Intel
4 6 (16.67%) NetApp
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago