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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 405 415 394
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Sony 7 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.012% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.026% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 23
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 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
11091 11466 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.78% 46.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7369 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 259 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 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 21 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 - 1 £350 - 1
Sony
England

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) Music Industry
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) BBC
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Yahoo!
4 2 (22.22%) PHP5
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Facebook
4 2 (22.22%) Route 53
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (22.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Route 53
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Music Industry
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) BBC
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Blog
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Yahoo!
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Eloqua