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 2 July 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 Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sony
Rank 579 567 529
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing Sony 7 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.018% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£243 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £195 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
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
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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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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 +7 6 £300 -14.28% 6
East of England - 1 £185 - 2
Sony
UK

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) Nokia
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Handset
1 3 (30.00%) Industrial Design
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) BBC
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) DOM
3 1 (10.00%) OOP

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ISDN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Industrial Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) DOM
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) BBC
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Industrial Design
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!