The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 4 March 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 DataSynapse Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 388 350 336
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 10 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 37
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9501 9738 9107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.74% 44.55% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6225 6222 5805
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 216 247
Average hourly rate £19.34 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DataSynapse Jobs Demand Trend in London

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DataSynapse Daily Rate Trend in London

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataSynapse across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DataSynapse 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 DataSynapse.

1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) C++
4 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 16 (47.06%) Middleware
4 16 (47.06%) Banking
5 15 (44.12%) Java
6 14 (41.18%) Sybase
7 13 (38.24%) SAN
7 13 (38.24%) C#
7 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
7 13 (38.24%) NAS
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
10 10 (29.41%) Front Office
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) Platform Symphony
12 8 (23.53%) Grid Computing
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (20.59%) TIBCO
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
14 6 (17.65%) XML
14 6 (17.65%) HTML
15 5 (14.71%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DataSynapse 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 DataSynapse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) RMDS
2 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) SAN
1 13 (38.24%) NAS
2 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 4 (11.76%) FCoE
2 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) HBase
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ANTLR
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) yacc
General
1 16 (47.06%) Banking
2 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Front Office
4 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) Middleware
3 6 (17.65%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) Rendezvous
5 4 (11.76%) XSLT
6 3 (8.82%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.94%) STL
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Grid Computing
2 5 (14.71%) Derivative
2 5 (14.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.88%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Exotic Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) Analytics
2 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.76%) Benchmarking
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) F#
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (2.94%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Platform Symphony
2 4 (11.76%) Xen
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) SRDF
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
2 4 (11.76%) KVM
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Sybase
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) TIBCO
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 4 (11.76%) Intel
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) 29West
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