The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource over the 3 months to 28 August 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 the GoldenSource Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GoldenSource
Rank 574 565 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.052% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
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£538 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

GoldenSource
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GoldenSource Jobs Demand Trend in England

GoldenSource
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GoldenSource Daily Rate Trend in England

GoldenSource
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoldenSource across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in England

GoldenSource
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 GoldenSource within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 +19 13 £563 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
East of England - 1 £475 -
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GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource.

1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) Banking
3 17 (43.59%) Data Management
4 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
6 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.21%) Reference Data
7 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
7 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
8 10 (25.64%) Project Management
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
10 6 (15.38%) Markit EDM
10 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
10 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
12 3 (7.69%) Eagle PACE
12 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
12 3 (7.69%) Degree
12 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
12 3 (7.69%) PMP
12 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
13 2 (5.13%) Equities

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.69%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) QlikView
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.56%) IDMS
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.56%) jMock
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Business Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Data Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Business Data Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modeller
8 3 (7.69%) Business Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) SAS Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Data Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) JTS
2 1 (2.56%) JTA
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.21%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Data Management
2 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
3 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
5 10 (25.64%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
7 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (5.13%) E-Discovery
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.13%) Fund Management
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) PMP
1 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) Reuters
3 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau