The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony 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 Sony over the 3 months to 27 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 the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sony
Rank 386 401 378
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Sony 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.020% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
-21.27% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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
10074 9998 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 44.02% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6587 6517 6100
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 209 289
Average hourly rate £19.02 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -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%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sony across the London region.

Sony Daily Rate Trend in London

Sony
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sony across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Sony Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the London region.

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
2 2 (25.00%) BBC
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ISDN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) BBC
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) Industrial Design
1 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) BDD
1 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Tandberg