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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sphinx
Rank - 208 -
Contract jobs citing Sphinx 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
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
1228 1794 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.56% 30.17% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1461 1294
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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