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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 569 524 481
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -43
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 10 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.080% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 39
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£625 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £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 - - -

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
23540 22753 20509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 45.43% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13422 12429 10882
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 969 1189
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 2 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 5 March 2015. 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
London -30 10 £625 +4.16% 4
England -40 10 £625 +4.16% 4

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 16 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Middleware
4 15 (46.88%) C++
5 14 (43.75%) Sybase
5 14 (43.75%) SAN
5 14 (43.75%) Banking
5 14 (43.75%) NAS
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) C#
8 11 (34.38%) Investment Banking
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
10 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
11 8 (25.00%) HTML
11 8 (25.00%) XML
12 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
12 7 (21.88%) Front Office
12 7 (21.88%) Grid Computing
12 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 6 (18.75%) XSLT
13 6 (18.75%) Solaris

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) SAN
1 14 (43.75%) NAS
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) Multicast
2 6 (18.75%) FCoE
2 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.50%) HBase
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ANTLR
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) yacc
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 11 (34.38%) Investment Banking
3 10 (31.25%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) Middleware
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) XSLT
4 6 (18.75%) Rendezvous
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Grid Computing
2 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 4 (12.50%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Exotic Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Benchmarking
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (3.13%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Greeks
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) C++
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) F#
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
2 6 (18.75%) NFS
2 6 (18.75%) KVM
2 6 (18.75%) SRDF
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Xen
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) Sybase
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) Intel
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) 29West
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