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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 411 407 342
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -65
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 22 17 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.070% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 69
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£525 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £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 - - -
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
10302 11039 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.80% 45.39% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6802 6959 7476
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 237 265
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.98 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 +8 5 £575 -8.00%
DataSynapse
England

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (61.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) Finance
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle
4 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 17 (47.22%) Banking
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 13 (36.11%) Middleware
7 12 (33.33%) C#
7 12 (33.33%) C++
8 11 (30.56%) Investment Banking
9 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
9 10 (27.78%) Sybase
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) IBM
9 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (27.78%) TIBCO
9 10 (27.78%) Front Office
10 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (25.00%) Python
10 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 9 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
11 8 (22.22%) Rendezvous
12 7 (19.44%) SAN
12 7 (19.44%) NetApp
12 7 (19.44%) VMware
12 7 (19.44%) Grid Computing

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (61.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (19.44%) IIS
3 7 (19.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) RMDS
2 2 (5.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
1 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
1 7 (19.44%) NAS
1 7 (19.44%) FCoE
1 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (19.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
2 7 (19.44%) HBase
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) Infinispan
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.89%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (5.56%) GDB
5 2 (5.56%) Gradle
5 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 11 (30.56%) Investment Banking
4 10 (27.78%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Summit Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Build Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Tools Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Build and Release Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Middleware
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 8 (22.22%) Rendezvous
4 7 (19.44%) XSLT
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 3 (8.33%) WPF
7 3 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (5.56%) CORBA
8 2 (5.56%) JMS
8 2 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (5.56%) Akka
9 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.78%) STL
9 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (19.44%) Grid Computing
3 6 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 5 (13.89%) Derivative
4 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
4 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
5 3 (8.33%) Equities
6 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.78%) Equity Risk
7 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (19.44%) Analytics
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Programming
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) C++
4 9 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (19.44%) KVM
2 7 (19.44%) SRDF
2 7 (19.44%) NFS
2 7 (19.44%) Xen
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Sybase
2 10 (27.78%) TIBCO
2 10 (27.78%) IBM
3 7 (19.44%) EMC
3 7 (19.44%) Intel
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Solace
3 7 (19.44%) NetApp
4 5 (13.89%) Perforce
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix