The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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 DataSynapse Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 566 566 480
Rank change year-on-year
0 -86
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 24 20 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.040% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.087% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 67
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£525 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 24 £525 -10.63% 2
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UK

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (60.53%) Java
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Finance
4 20 (52.63%) Oracle
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
6 18 (47.37%) Banking
7 17 (44.74%) Linux
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (34.21%) Middleware
9 12 (31.58%) C#
9 12 (31.58%) C++
9 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
10 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
10 11 (28.95%) TIBCO
10 11 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (28.95%) Front Office
11 10 (26.32%) IBM
11 10 (26.32%) Sybase
11 10 (26.32%) XML
11 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
11 10 (26.32%) Platform Symphony
12 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
12 9 (23.68%) Python
13 8 (21.05%) Grid Computing
13 8 (21.05%) Rendezvous
14 7 (18.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (18.42%) EMC
14 7 (18.42%) Intel

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (60.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 7 (18.42%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) RMDS
2 2 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) LAN
1 7 (18.42%) WAN
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
1 7 (18.42%) SAN
1 7 (18.42%) iSCSI
1 7 (18.42%) NAS
1 7 (18.42%) FCoE
1 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (18.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) HBase
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Infinispan
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) GDB
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Banking
3 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 11 (28.95%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Summit Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Middleware
2 10 (26.32%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) Rendezvous
4 7 (18.42%) XSLT
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (10.53%) WCF
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 2 (5.26%) CORBA
8 2 (5.26%) JMS
8 2 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (5.26%) Akka
9 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.63%) STL
9 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (21.05%) Grid Computing
3 6 (15.79%) Credit Risk
4 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
4 5 (13.16%) Derivative
4 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) Equities
6 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.63%) Equity Risk
7 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.79%) Benchmarking
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Functional Programming
7 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) C++
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) Scala
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (18.42%) KVM
2 7 (18.42%) SRDF
2 7 (18.42%) NFS
2 7 (18.42%) Xen
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) TIBCO
3 10 (26.32%) Sybase
3 10 (26.32%) IBM
4 7 (18.42%) EMC
4 7 (18.42%) Intel
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) Solace
4 7 (18.42%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) Perforce
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix