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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 423 419 400
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Sony 3 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.004% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.009% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
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£475 £451 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +125.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £300
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
Sony
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
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
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 24 October 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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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 - 1 - - 4
Southwark - - - -
Sony
England

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) BPR
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) BBC
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (20.00%) PHP5

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) BBC
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) BPR
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!