The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse 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 currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 575 512 512
Rank change year-on-year
-63 0
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 15 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 54 62
Average daily rate
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£600 £582 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

DataSynapse
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DataSynapse Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DataSynapse
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK 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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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
London -40 15 £600 +3.18% 2
England -50 15 £600 +3.18% 2
City of London +4 9 £600 - 1

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (62.79%) C#
2 26 (60.47%) Derivative
3 24 (55.81%) Banking
4 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
5 20 (46.51%) Java
6 19 (44.19%) .NET
6 19 (44.19%) Oracle
7 17 (39.53%) Grid Computing
7 17 (39.53%) Oracle Coherence
8 16 (37.21%) Investment Banking
8 16 (37.21%) SQL
8 16 (37.21%) Windows
8 16 (37.21%) Front Office
9 14 (32.56%) WCF
10 13 (30.23%) Analytics
11 12 (27.91%) Fixed Income
11 12 (27.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (27.91%) Sybase
11 12 (27.91%) XML
12 11 (25.58%) HTML
12 11 (25.58%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
13 10 (23.26%) C++
13 10 (23.26%) Finance
13 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
14 9 (20.93%) Middleware
14 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
14 9 (20.93%) UNIX

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (39.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) NAS
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
1 5 (11.63%) FCoE
1 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (11.63%) Multicast
2 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
6 5 (11.63%) HBase
7 2 (4.65%) Big Data
7 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
1 5 (11.63%) CruiseControl
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
General
1 24 (55.81%) Banking
2 16 (37.21%) Investment Banking
2 16 (37.21%) Front Office
3 10 (23.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Tools Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) WCF
3 12 (27.91%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
5 9 (20.93%) Middleware
6 8 (18.60%) WPF
7 6 (13.95%) Spring
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
8 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 5 (11.63%) XSLT
8 5 (11.63%) MSMQ
8 5 (11.63%) Rendezvous
9 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.65%) STL
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (4.65%) LINQ
11 1 (2.33%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Derivative
2 17 (39.53%) Grid Computing
3 12 (27.91%) Fixed Income
3 12 (27.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (25.58%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (18.60%) Credit Risk
6 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (4.65%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Analytics
2 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
3 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Benchmarking
7 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.30%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) OOD
9 3 (6.98%) BCP
10 2 (4.65%) Dependency Management
10 2 (4.65%) Monte Carlo Method
10 2 (4.65%) MVVM
11 1 (2.33%) Financial Modelling
11 1 (2.33%) Memory Management
11 1 (2.33%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) C++
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Haskell
7 1 (2.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MBA
2 2 (4.65%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) SRDF
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (11.63%) NFS
2 3 (6.98%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Sybase
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) EMC
4 5 (11.63%) Intel
4 5 (11.63%) 29West
5 2 (4.65%) Reuters
5 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Perforce
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