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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 642 631 607
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 11 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 29
Median daily rate £583 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 2016.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 7 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 29 September 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 -8 11 £583 +10.95%
London -26 9 £638 +21.42%
City of London +12 3 £575 +4.54%
Sheffield - 2 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 22 (78.57%) Java
1 22 (78.57%) TIBCO
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (60.71%) Middleware
4 16 (57.14%) IBM
4 16 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
5 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
5 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
5 15 (53.57%) Xen
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) NAS
5 15 (53.57%) SRDF
5 15 (53.57%) FCoE
5 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (53.57%) Multicast
5 15 (53.57%) KVM
5 15 (53.57%) NFS
5 15 (53.57%) Cisco
5 15 (53.57%) Benchmarking
5 15 (53.57%) Rendezvous
5 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 15 (53.57%) XML
5 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 15 (53.57%) Solaris
5 15 (53.57%) Linux

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 16 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (50.00%) Apache
2 14 (50.00%) IIS
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) FCoE
1 15 (53.57%) Fibre Channel
1 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
1 15 (53.57%) LAN
1 15 (53.57%) Multicast
1 15 (53.57%) NAS
1 15 (53.57%) SAN
1 15 (53.57%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (50.00%) HBase
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) Hazelcast
5 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) DB2
6 1 (3.57%) Infinispan
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Grid Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) TIBCO Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Grid Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Middleware
2 15 (53.57%) Rendezvous
2 15 (53.57%) XML
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (14.29%) ELK Stack
5 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Akka
6 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Kafka
6 1 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Grid Computing
2 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) GPGPU
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (53.57%) Benchmarking
1 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) MVVM
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) Haskell
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
1 15 (53.57%) KVM
1 15 (53.57%) NFS
1 15 (53.57%) SRDF
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (53.57%) Xen
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Ganglia
3 2 (7.14%) Kibana
3 2 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) TIBCO
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 16 (57.14%) IBM
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco
4 15 (53.57%) EMC
4 15 (53.57%) Intel
4 15 (53.57%) NetApp
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Sybase
6 4 (14.29%) Splunk
7 3 (10.71%) AppDynamics
8 2 (7.14%) Calypso
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat