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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 384 374 320
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -54
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 16 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 51
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £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
9620 9970 9366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.58% 44.01% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6285 6435 6017
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 223 224
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £40.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
4 12 (44.44%) Middleware
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (37.04%) Sybase
6 10 (37.04%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) TIBCO
7 9 (33.33%) Rendezvous
7 9 (33.33%) Front Office
7 9 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) IBM
7 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
8 8 (29.63%) Xen
8 8 (29.63%) iSCSI
8 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
8 8 (29.63%) NAS
8 8 (29.63%) SRDF
8 8 (29.63%) Hadoop
8 8 (29.63%) FCoE
8 8 (29.63%) Fibre Channel

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (40.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) LAN
1 8 (29.63%) WAN
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
1 8 (29.63%) iSCSI
1 8 (29.63%) NAS
1 8 (29.63%) FCoE
1 8 (29.63%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (29.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Hadoop
3 7 (25.93%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) yacc
1 1 (3.70%) ANTLR
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Front Office
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Middleware
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) Rendezvous
4 8 (29.63%) XSLT
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) WPF
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Grid Computing
1 6 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 5 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (11.11%) Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Market Risk
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Equities
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
2 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
2 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (7.41%) Functional Programming
6 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Complex Event Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) F#
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) Haskell
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
1 8 (29.63%) SRDF
1 8 (29.63%) NFS
1 8 (29.63%) Xen
1 8 (29.63%) KVM
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (11.11%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Sybase
2 10 (37.04%) TIBCO
3 9 (33.33%) IBM
4 8 (29.63%) EMC
4 8 (29.63%) Intel
4 8 (29.63%) NetApp
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) 29West