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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataSynapse
Rank 580 570 479
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -91
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 17 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 61
Average daily rate
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£625 £575 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Top 5 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 27 April 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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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
England -13 17 £625 +8.69% 2
London -24 17 £625 +8.69% 2
City of London +7 7 £625 -1.96%
Docklands, London 0 1 £650 +4.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) Banking
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Middleware
5 12 (42.86%) XML
5 12 (42.86%) C#
5 12 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) IBM
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Sybase
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) TIBCO
6 11 (39.29%) Rendezvous
7 10 (35.71%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) XSLT
7 10 (35.71%) IIS
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (35.71%) EMC
7 10 (35.71%) Intel
7 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 10 (35.71%) NetApp
7 10 (35.71%) LAN
7 10 (35.71%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) HTTP
7 10 (35.71%) NFS

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (35.71%) IIS
2 10 (35.71%) Apache
2 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) LAN
1 10 (35.71%) WAN
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
1 10 (35.71%) iSCSI
1 10 (35.71%) NAS
1 10 (35.71%) FCoE
1 10 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (35.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
3 8 (28.57%) HBase
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) yacc
1 1 (3.57%) ANTLR
General
1 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Front Office
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) Rendezvous
4 10 (35.71%) XSLT
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 3 (10.71%) WPF
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) Spring
9 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (17.86%) Grid Computing
2 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (14.29%) Derivative
4 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.57%) Equities
5 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Benchmarking
2 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.57%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 10 (35.71%) SRDF
1 10 (35.71%) NFS
1 10 (35.71%) Xen
1 10 (35.71%) KVM
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.71%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Sybase
2 11 (39.29%) TIBCO
2 11 (39.29%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) EMC
3 10 (35.71%) Intel
3 10 (35.71%) NetApp
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Solace
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