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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 410 410 407
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 22 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 22
Average daily rate £600 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
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
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +44 9 £600 -4.00% 1
DataSynapse
England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 53 (76.81%) Java
2 44 (63.77%) Oracle
3 40 (57.97%) Grid Computing
4 36 (52.17%) Banking
5 33 (47.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (46.38%) TIBCO
6 32 (46.38%) C#
7 31 (44.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 30 (43.48%) Derivative
9 27 (39.13%) TDD
10 26 (37.68%) Front Office
11 21 (30.43%) Finance
11 21 (30.43%) Pair Programming
11 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 20 (28.99%) Investment Banking
13 17 (24.64%) Spring
13 17 (24.64%) SQL
14 16 (23.19%) Sybase
14 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
15 15 (21.74%) Splunk
15 15 (21.74%) DevOps
16 13 (18.84%) Unix
16 13 (18.84%) Fixed Income
17 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
17 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
18 11 (15.94%) Equity Derivative
19 10 (14.49%) Equities
19 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (14.49%) Perl

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (44.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (13.04%) Apache
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.45%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) NAS
2 7 (10.14%) SAN
3 5 (7.25%) FCoE
3 5 (7.25%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
3 5 (7.25%) LAN
3 5 (7.25%) Multicast
3 5 (7.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Spotfire
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.80%) HBase
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
1 8 (11.59%) ClearQuest
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
General
1 36 (52.17%) Banking
2 26 (37.68%) Front Office
3 21 (30.43%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.25%) International Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 28 (40.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Grid Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Database Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Database Programmer
5 8 (11.59%) Programmer
5 8 (11.59%) Sybase Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Cassandra Developer
7 6 (8.70%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Grid Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Spring
2 10 (14.49%) ELK Stack
3 9 (13.04%) XML
4 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 7 (10.14%) Middleware
6 6 (8.70%) Kafka
6 6 (8.70%) REST
6 6 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (8.70%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (7.25%) Rendezvous
7 5 (7.25%) RESTful
7 5 (7.25%) XSD
8 4 (5.80%) HTML
9 3 (4.35%) Web Services
9 3 (4.35%) XSLT
10 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.90%) WCF
10 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Grid Computing
2 33 (47.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (43.48%) Derivative
4 13 (18.84%) Fixed Income
5 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 11 (15.94%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (14.49%) Equities
8 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
10 3 (4.35%) Market Risk
11 2 (2.90%) CMDB
11 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Unix
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 7 (10.14%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) AIX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) TDD
2 21 (30.43%) Pair Programming
3 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
4 15 (21.74%) DevOps
5 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.49%) Analytics
7 8 (11.59%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 7 (10.14%) SOA
9 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.70%) Open Source
9 6 (8.70%) UML
10 5 (7.25%) Low Latency
10 5 (7.25%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) Perl
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.25%) KVM
1 5 (7.25%) NFS
1 5 (7.25%) SRDF
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.25%) Xen
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.90%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (2.90%) Samba
3 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Kibana
1 10 (14.49%) logstash
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Ganglia
2 8 (11.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.90%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Oracle
2 32 (46.38%) TIBCO
3 16 (23.19%) Sybase
4 15 (21.74%) Splunk
5 10 (14.49%) Reuters
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Intel
6 5 (7.25%) NetApp
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.90%) Calypso
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Solace
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago