The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 401 410 387
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Sony 7 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.016% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.036% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 20
Average daily rate
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£300 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
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
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Sony
England

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 1 August 2014.

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
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 Sony within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 - 2 £350 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Sony
England

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) PHP5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) BBC
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) WordPress

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) PHP5
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Apple