The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource over the 3 months to 1 October 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 the GoldenSource Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GoldenSource
Rank 191 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.030% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£494 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -
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
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

GoldenSource
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GoldenSource Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GoldenSource
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 GoldenSource across the City of London region.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GoldenSource
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoldenSource across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource.

1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Reference Data
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 3 (27.27%) Equities
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SmartStream
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
6 1 (9.09%) JTA
6 1 (9.09%) Java EE
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) jMock
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (9.09%) PolarLake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) jMock
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) JTA
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) JTS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Reference Data
2 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
3 3 (27.27%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
2 2 (18.18%) SmartStream
2 2 (18.18%) Reuters
3 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Misys
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss