The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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 Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 574 564 541
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing Sony 9 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.002% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.004% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 24
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£300 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £205
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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 +24 8 £300 - 10
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - - 4
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Sony
UK

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) Music Industry
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Social Media
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) BBC
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe
5 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Games
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) PHP5
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.69%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (7.69%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (15.38%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Music Industry
2 2 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
2 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Social Media
1 3 (23.08%) BBC
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PHP5
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) Yahoo!
3 1 (7.69%) Eloqua
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) HP