The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 London 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 DataSynapse Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 399 352 350
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -2
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 12 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 55 59
Average daily rate
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£600 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10577 11119 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.80% 45.86% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 7078 7131
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 291 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
DataSynapse
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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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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 -13 6 £613 +2.08% 2
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England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) C#
1 26 (63.41%) Derivative
2 22 (53.66%) Banking
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
4 19 (46.34%) .NET
5 18 (43.90%) Java
6 16 (39.02%) Grid Computing
6 16 (39.02%) Oracle
6 16 (39.02%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) Investment Banking
7 15 (36.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 15 (36.59%) WCF
8 14 (34.15%) Windows
8 14 (34.15%) Front Office
9 13 (31.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (31.71%) Analytics
10 11 (26.83%) Sybase
10 11 (26.83%) Fixed Income
11 10 (24.39%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
11 10 (24.39%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) XML
12 9 (21.95%) UNIX
12 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
12 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
12 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Middleware
13 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.51%) C++

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (36.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) NAS
2 4 (9.76%) FCoE
2 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (9.76%) Multicast
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) HBase
5 3 (7.32%) Big Data
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.20%) CruiseControl
1 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 22 (53.66%) Banking
2 15 (36.59%) Investment Banking
3 14 (34.15%) Front Office
4 8 (19.51%) Finance
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Tools Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.32%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.32%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) WCF
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) Middleware
5 8 (19.51%) WPF
6 6 (14.63%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
7 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
8 4 (9.76%) Rendezvous
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
9 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.88%) LINQ
11 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (2.44%) Restlet
11 1 (2.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Derivative
2 16 (39.02%) Grid Computing
3 13 (31.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (26.83%) Fixed Income
5 10 (24.39%) Credit Derivative
6 8 (19.51%) Credit Risk
7 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Market Risk
9 2 (4.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (4.88%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Analytics
2 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
3 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Benchmarking
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) BCP
8 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (4.88%) MVVM
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
10 1 (2.44%) User Stories
10 1 (2.44%) Memory Management
10 1 (2.44%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Haskell
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) F#
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MBA
2 2 (4.88%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) NFS
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (9.76%) SRDF
1 4 (9.76%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Sybase
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) TIBCO
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 4 (9.76%) 29West
5 4 (9.76%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) Intel
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Reuters
7 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.44%) Perforce
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £585 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago