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 22 December 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 DataSynapse Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 389 339 351
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +12
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 10 76 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 63 27
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£531 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £525 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £645 £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
10170 11013 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 45.85% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 7246 6110
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 231 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
City of London -26 3 £550 -8.33%
DataSynapse
England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 25 (59.52%) C++
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) .NET
3 23 (54.76%) Banking
4 22 (52.38%) Oracle
5 19 (45.24%) Java
6 18 (42.86%) C#
7 17 (40.48%) Linux
7 17 (40.48%) Grid Computing
7 17 (40.48%) Investment Banking
8 16 (38.10%) Middleware
9 15 (35.71%) Front Office
9 15 (35.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (33.33%) Derivative
11 12 (28.57%) SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Sybase
11 12 (28.57%) SAN
11 12 (28.57%) NAS
12 11 (26.19%) XML
12 11 (26.19%) Finance
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (21.43%) Platform Symphony
15 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
16 6 (14.29%) Change Management

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (35.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Summit
1 2 (4.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
1 12 (28.57%) NAS
2 3 (7.14%) FCoE
2 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (7.14%) Multicast
2 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) HBase
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.52%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.38%) yacc
2 1 (2.38%) ANTLR
General
1 23 (54.76%) Banking
2 17 (40.48%) Investment Banking
3 15 (35.71%) Front Office
4 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) C++ Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) Middleware
3 11 (26.19%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) STL
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) WCF
4 4 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) XSLT
5 3 (7.14%) Rendezvous
6 2 (4.76%) WPF
7 1 (2.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Grid Computing
2 14 (33.33%) Derivative
3 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
4 4 (9.52%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.38%) Physics
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (11.90%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (7.14%) ITSM
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.76%) Greeks
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C++
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Haskell
8 1 (2.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (7.14%) KVM
2 3 (7.14%) NFS
2 3 (7.14%) Xen
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) SRDF
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) Sybase
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Intel
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) 29West
7 2 (4.76%) Reuters
7 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.38%) Perforce
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