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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 356 408 352
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -56
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 52 7 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.033% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.073% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 48
Average daily rate £600 £638 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £458 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £683 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £438 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataSynapse
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
8591 9589 9860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.57% 45.21% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 6357 6319
Average daily rate £438 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 198 221
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

DataSynapse
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 12 February 2016.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in London

DataSynapse
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +63 31 £600 -5.88%
DataSynapse
England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (84.21%) Java
2 47 (61.84%) Grid Computing
3 38 (50.00%) Derivative
4 36 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (47.37%) Oracle
5 33 (43.42%) Banking
6 32 (42.11%) Front Office
7 31 (40.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 29 (38.16%) Finance
9 26 (34.21%) C#
10 24 (31.58%) TIBCO
11 22 (28.95%) TDD
12 21 (27.63%) Pair Programming
12 21 (27.63%) Spring
13 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
14 17 (22.37%) Unix
14 17 (22.37%) Platform Symphony
15 16 (21.05%) Sybase
15 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (19.74%) Equity Derivative
16 15 (19.74%) SQL
17 14 (18.42%) Fixed Income
18 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
18 13 (17.11%) Equities
18 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
18 13 (17.11%) Splunk
19 12 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
19 12 (15.79%) Low Latency
19 12 (15.79%) Visualisation

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (40.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.32%) GemFire
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.32%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) IaaS
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) FCoE
2 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) Multicast
2 1 (1.32%) NAS
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Spotfire
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) HBase
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Eclipse
1 9 (11.84%) TeamCity
2 8 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 8 (10.53%) ClearQuest
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (5.26%) Maven
3 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (43.42%) Banking
2 32 (42.11%) Front Office
3 29 (38.16%) Finance
4 19 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) International Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 36 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Grid Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Database Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Symfony Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Database Programmer
5 8 (10.53%) Programmer
5 8 (10.53%) Sybase Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Grid Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) Spring
2 10 (13.16%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.95%) Middleware
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) J2SE
5 1 (1.32%) Kafka
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
5 1 (1.32%) Swing
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.32%) XSD
5 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (61.84%) Grid Computing
2 38 (50.00%) Derivative
3 36 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (19.74%) Equity Derivative
5 14 (18.42%) Fixed Income
6 13 (17.11%) Equities
7 12 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 10 (13.16%) Market Risk
9 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Unix
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) TDD
2 21 (27.63%) Pair Programming
3 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
5 12 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 12 (15.79%) Low Latency
6 10 (13.16%) Analytics
7 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.53%) DevOps
8 8 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (10.53%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Open Source
10 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.95%) API Design
11 3 (3.95%) ITIL
11 3 (3.95%) Resource Management
11 3 (3.95%) Workflow
12 2 (2.63%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) C#
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) C++
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) KVM
2 1 (1.32%) NFS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.32%) SRDF
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Kibana
1 10 (13.16%) logstash
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (10.53%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Oracle
2 24 (31.58%) TIBCO
3 16 (21.05%) Sybase
4 13 (17.11%) Splunk
5 8 (10.53%) Reuters
6 6 (7.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) EMC
7 1 (1.32%) Intel
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) VMware
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