The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 15 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 England 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 549 449 533
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +84
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 33 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 30
Average daily rate £600 £588 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23679 20325 25420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.71% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 11188 13347
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1126 1256
Average hourly rate £17.58 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
DataSynapse
UK

DataSynapse
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DataSynapse Jobs Demand Trend in England

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataSynapse across the England region.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Trend in England

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataSynapse across the England region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in England

DataSynapse
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the England region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
London -57 33 £600 +2.12% 1
DataSynapse
UK

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 63 (63.64%) C#
2 62 (62.63%) Derivative
3 55 (55.56%) Front Office
4 53 (53.54%) C++
5 50 (50.51%) Banking
6 48 (48.48%) Windows
7 47 (47.47%) Oracle
8 40 (40.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 36 (36.36%) Grid Computing
9 36 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (34.34%) Investment Banking
11 33 (33.33%) SQL
12 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
12 32 (32.32%) .NET
13 29 (29.29%) Multithreading
14 28 (28.28%) Analytics
15 26 (26.26%) WCF
16 25 (25.25%) Degree
16 25 (25.25%) Middleware
17 24 (24.24%) Java
17 24 (24.24%) Oracle Database
18 22 (22.22%) XML
18 22 (22.22%) Finance
19 20 (20.20%) Fixed Income
20 17 (17.17%) Risk Management
21 16 (16.16%) WPF
22 14 (14.14%) Credit Risk
22 14 (14.14%) Market Risk
22 14 (14.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
22 14 (14.14%) TIBCO

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 40 (40.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (8.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.08%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) Apache
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.04%) GemFire
4 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Multicast
1 8 (8.08%) FCoE
1 8 (8.08%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (8.08%) NAS
1 8 (8.08%) LAN
1 8 (8.08%) WAN
1 8 (8.08%) HTTP
1 8 (8.08%) SAN
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (9.09%) Big Data
5 8 (8.08%) HBase
5 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.08%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.08%) DB2
5 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) CruiseControl
2 6 (6.06%) Subversion
2 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.05%) Mercurial
3 5 (5.05%) NUnit
3 5 (5.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.05%) Moq
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (55.56%) Front Office
2 50 (50.51%) Banking
3 34 (34.34%) Investment Banking
4 22 (22.22%) Finance
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (83.84%) Developer
2 44 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 28 (28.28%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
6 6 (6.06%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.05%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Tools Developer
8 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (3.03%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) .NET
2 26 (26.26%) WCF
3 25 (25.25%) Middleware
4 22 (22.22%) XML
5 16 (16.16%) WPF
6 13 (13.13%) HTML
7 10 (10.10%) STL
8 8 (8.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (8.08%) XSLT
8 8 (8.08%) Rendezvous
9 6 (6.06%) MSMQ
10 5 (5.05%) RESTful
10 5 (5.05%) NHibernate
10 5 (5.05%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (5.05%) HTML5
10 5 (5.05%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (2.02%) LINQ
11 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.02%) WinForms
12 1 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (62.63%) Derivative
2 36 (36.36%) Grid Computing
2 36 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (20.20%) Fixed Income
4 14 (14.14%) Credit Risk
4 14 (14.14%) Market Risk
4 14 (14.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 9 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.05%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.01%) Equities
9 1 (1.01%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (1.01%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Solaris
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Multithreading
2 28 (28.28%) Analytics
3 17 (17.17%) Risk Management
4 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.10%) TDD
5 8 (8.08%) Risk Analytics
5 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.08%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (8.08%) Benchmarking
6 7 (7.07%) MVVM
7 6 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.05%) OO
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.03%) Monte Carlo Method
10 3 (3.03%) BCP
10 3 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) C#
2 53 (53.54%) C++
3 33 (33.33%) SQL
4 24 (24.24%) Java
5 13 (13.13%) Python
6 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.05%) Scala
8 3 (3.03%) C++/CLI
8 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) F#
9 1 (1.01%) Haskell
9 1 (1.01%) VC++
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) MBA
2 2 (2.02%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) Platform Symphony
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (8.08%) SRDF
2 8 (8.08%) NFS
Vendors
1 47 (47.47%) Oracle
2 14 (14.14%) TIBCO
3 13 (13.13%) Sybase
4 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.08%) 29West
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco
5 8 (8.08%) IBM
5 8 (8.08%) EMC
5 8 (8.08%) Intel
5 8 (8.08%) NetApp
6 6 (6.06%) Infragistics
7 5 (5.05%) Perforce
8 2 (2.02%) CA
9 1 (1.01%) DevExpress
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago