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 31 August 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 the GoldenSource Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GoldenSource
Rank 195 197 218
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.11% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£619 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
2385 2647 3292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.01% 45.50% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 1826 2269
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Reference Data
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (21.43%) PMP
5 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 2 (14.29%) Markit EDM
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) SAS
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) JTS
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) jMock
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modeller
4 2 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) JTS
2 1 (7.14%) JTA
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Reference Data
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (50.00%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Sybase
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau