The table below looks at the statistics for Sphinx skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sphinx over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sphinx
Rank - - 207
Contract jobs citing Sphinx 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sphinx
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1207 1115 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 936 1374
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Sphinx
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Sphinx as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sphinx Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sphinx
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 Sphinx across the City of London region.

Sphinx Daily Rate Trend in the City of London