The table below looks at the statistics for Platform Symphony skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Platform Symphony over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Platform Symphony
UK / England
Rank 566 602 574
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -28
Contract jobs citing Platform Symphony 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.020% 0.042% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £625 £600 £683
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4917 4770 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.26% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2883 2673
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 469 559
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Platform Symphony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Platform Symphony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Platform Symphony Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Symphony
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Platform Symphony Daily Rate Trend in England

Platform Symphony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Symphony within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 1 £625 +4.16%
Platform Symphony
UK

Platform Symphony
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Platform Symphony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Platform Symphony.

1 2 (100.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (50.00%) Infinispan
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative

Platform Symphony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (50.00%) Infinispan
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) DataSynapse