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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 559 483 490
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +7
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 15 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 54 62
Average daily rate
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£600 £582 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
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
22458 21809 24499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.81% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12735 12183 12822
Average daily rate £388 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1112 1288
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -31 15 £600 +3.18% 3
DataSynapse
UK

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (63.64%) C#
1 28 (63.64%) Derivative
2 25 (56.82%) Banking
3 20 (45.45%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 20 (45.45%) .NET
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
4 18 (40.91%) Grid Computing
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (38.64%) Front Office
6 16 (36.36%) SQL
6 16 (36.36%) Investment Banking
7 15 (34.09%) WCF
7 15 (34.09%) Windows
8 13 (29.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (29.55%) Fixed Income
8 13 (29.55%) Analytics
9 11 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
9 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 11 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (25.00%) Sybase
10 10 (22.73%) C++
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
11 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
11 9 (20.45%) Middleware
11 9 (20.45%) UNIX
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (40.91%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) FCoE
2 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (9.09%) Multicast
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (9.09%) HBase
7 3 (6.82%) Big Data
7 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.27%) DB2
9 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
1 5 (11.36%) CruiseControl
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Gradle
General
1 25 (56.82%) Banking
2 17 (38.64%) Front Office
3 16 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Tools Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) WCF
3 11 (25.00%) XML
4 10 (22.73%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) Middleware
6 8 (18.18%) WPF
7 6 (13.64%) Spring
7 6 (13.64%) HTML5
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
8 5 (11.36%) MSMQ
9 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.09%) Rendezvous
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
10 2 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (4.55%) STL
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.55%) LINQ
11 1 (2.27%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Derivative
2 18 (40.91%) Grid Computing
3 13 (29.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (29.55%) Fixed Income
4 11 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (18.18%) Credit Risk
6 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.82%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Analytics
2 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
8 4 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.82%) OOD
9 3 (6.82%) BCP
10 2 (4.55%) Dependency Management
10 2 (4.55%) Monte Carlo Method
10 2 (4.55%) MVVM
11 1 (2.27%) Memory Management
11 1 (2.27%) Greeks
11 1 (2.27%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) C++
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) F#
7 1 (2.27%) Haskell
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) MBA
2 2 (4.55%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Platform Symphony
1 4 (9.09%) NFS
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (9.09%) SRDF
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Sybase
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
5 4 (9.09%) 29West
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 4 (9.09%) Intel
6 2 (4.55%) Reuters
6 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Perforce
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago