The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sony 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 Sony over the 3 months to 1 August 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 the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 544 544 546
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Sony 9 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.011% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.023% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £225 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
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
22497 21835 24501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.58% 46.85% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12759 12225 12831
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1001 1104 1284
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 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in England

Sony
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sony across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Sony Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the England region.

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sony
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 Sony within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +9 7 £300 - 7
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £195 -
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
North East - - - -
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Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 13 (72.22%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) MySQL
3 9 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (50.00%) Adobe
3 9 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) WordPress
4 8 (44.44%) Magento
4 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 8 (44.44%) Content Management
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) CMS
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) CSS3
5 5 (27.78%) PHP5
6 4 (22.22%) Music Industry
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) WordPress
1 8 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 9 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Maya
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.56%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Music Industry
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 8 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) BBC
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) BPR
5 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) PHP5
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Eloqua
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Yahoo!