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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 394 331 367
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +36
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 12 72 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 64 51
Average daily rate
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£600 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £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
10151 10881 11751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.55% 45.61% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6493 6877 7032
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 306 326
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 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 11 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 -10 6 £613 +4.25% 1
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England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 28 (65.12%) Derivative
2 24 (55.81%) C#
3 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
4 19 (44.19%) Java
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) Banking
5 17 (39.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 16 (37.21%) Front Office
6 16 (37.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (34.88%) Oracle
7 15 (34.88%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) .NET
8 14 (32.56%) WCF
9 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
9 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
9 13 (30.23%) Grid Computing
9 13 (30.23%) Analytics
10 12 (27.91%) Sybase
11 11 (25.58%) HTML
11 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
12 10 (23.26%) Middleware
13 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
13 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
13 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
14 8 (18.60%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (18.60%) WPF
14 8 (18.60%) TDD
14 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 8 (18.60%) C++
14 8 (18.60%) UNIX

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 17 (39.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
1 5 (11.63%) NAS
1 5 (11.63%) FCoE
1 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (11.63%) Multicast
2 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (11.63%) HBase
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data
6 3 (6.98%) DB2
6 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
8 1 (2.33%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.63%) CruiseControl
1 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Gradle
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 19 (44.19%) Banking
2 16 (37.21%) Front Office
3 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.95%) Finance
5 3 (6.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Tools Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.98%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
1 14 (32.56%) WCF
2 11 (25.58%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) Middleware
4 8 (18.60%) WPF
5 7 (16.28%) XML
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) XSLT
7 5 (11.63%) MSMQ
7 5 (11.63%) Rendezvous
8 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) LINQ
9 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.33%) Restlet
9 1 (2.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Derivative
2 16 (37.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (30.23%) Grid Computing
4 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
5 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
6 8 (18.60%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
8 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
9 2 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (4.65%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
1 13 (30.23%) Analytics
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.63%) Benchmarking
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 3 (6.98%) BCP
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (4.65%) MVVM
8 2 (4.65%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL
9 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Haskell
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MBA
2 2 (4.65%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Platform Symphony
2 5 (11.63%) SRDF
2 5 (11.63%) NFS
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Sybase
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) 29West
4 5 (11.63%) EMC
4 5 (11.63%) Intel
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Perforce
6 1 (2.33%) VMware