The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataSynapse products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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 DataSynapse Inc.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 646 623 599
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 15 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.076% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Median daily rate £550 £563 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

DataSynapse
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DataSynapse as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 14 £550 -2.22% 1
London -15 8 £600 +6.66% 1
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 31 (77.50%) Java
3 30 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
4 27 (67.50%) TIBCO
5 26 (65.00%) Banking
6 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (60.00%) Hadoop
7 23 (57.50%) HTTP
7 23 (57.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 23 (57.50%) XML
7 23 (57.50%) Apache
8 21 (52.50%) Solaris
8 21 (52.50%) Linux
8 21 (52.50%) SAN
8 21 (52.50%) NAS
9 20 (50.00%) WebSphere
9 20 (50.00%) IBM
10 19 (47.50%) NFS
10 19 (47.50%) Cisco
10 19 (47.50%) LAN
10 19 (47.50%) WAN
10 19 (47.50%) EMC
10 19 (47.50%) Intel
10 19 (47.50%) Rendezvous
10 19 (47.50%) Middleware
10 19 (47.50%) NetApp
10 19 (47.50%) Benchmarking
10 19 (47.50%) Windows
10 19 (47.50%) SQL

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 23 (57.50%) Apache
2 23 (57.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 20 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 18 (45.00%) IIS
4 18 (45.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) HTTP
2 21 (52.50%) NAS
2 21 (52.50%) SAN
3 19 (47.50%) FCoE
3 19 (47.50%) Fibre Channel
3 19 (47.50%) iSCSI
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 19 (47.50%) Multicast
3 19 (47.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 18 (45.00%) HBase
4 7 (17.50%) Big Data
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) DB2
General
1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Front Office
4 5 (12.50%) International Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (40.00%) Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 13 (32.50%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Cassandra Developer
6 6 (15.00%) MongoDB Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Database Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
9 2 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) XML
2 19 (47.50%) Middleware
2 19 (47.50%) Rendezvous
3 17 (42.50%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) XSLT
4 8 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) Kafka
6 6 (15.00%) REST
6 6 (15.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (15.00%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (12.50%) RESTful
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) XSD
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.00%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Grid Computing
2 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (15.00%) Derivative
4 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.00%) CMDB
7 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
1 21 (52.50%) Solaris
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) SUSE
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Benchmarking
2 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (15.00%) UML
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
1 19 (47.50%) KVM
1 19 (47.50%) NFS
1 19 (47.50%) SRDF
1 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (47.50%) Xen
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.00%) Samba
3 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.50%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.50%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 27 (67.50%) TIBCO
3 20 (50.00%) IBM
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco
4 19 (47.50%) EMC
4 19 (47.50%) Intel
4 19 (47.50%) NetApp
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 18 (45.00%) Sybase
6 3 (7.50%) AppDynamics
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (5.00%) Calypso
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Reuters
7 2 (5.00%) Solace
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas