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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 385 397 357
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 15 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.090% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.20% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 49
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£600 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £624 £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
10071 10275 9914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 43.98% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6701 6237
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 214 292
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 28 May 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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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 +9 5 £600 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
DataSynapse
England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) Middleware
4 9 (36.00%) Sybase
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) IBM
5 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
5 8 (32.00%) Rendezvous
5 8 (32.00%) Front Office
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (28.00%) EMC
6 7 (28.00%) Intel
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
6 7 (28.00%) NetApp
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) HTTP

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (48.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
1 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (28.00%) NAS
1 7 (28.00%) FCoE
1 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (28.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (24.00%) HBase
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) Infinispan
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) ANTLR
1 1 (4.00%) yacc
General
1 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) Front Office
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Scala Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware
2 8 (32.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) Rendezvous
3 7 (28.00%) XSLT
4 6 (24.00%) Ultra Messaging
5 5 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) Akka
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (20.00%) Grid Computing
2 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (20.00%) Derivative
3 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (12.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Equities
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Equity Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Functional Programming
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.00%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Scala
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) NFS
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (28.00%) SRDF
1 7 (28.00%) Xen
1 7 (28.00%) KVM
2 6 (24.00%) Platform Symphony
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Sybase
3 8 (32.00%) IBM
3 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) EMC
4 7 (28.00%) Intel
4 7 (28.00%) NetApp
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Solace