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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 590 499 505
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +6
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 16 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 68 77
Average daily rate
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£601 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £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 - - -

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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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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 -47 16 £601 +4.56% 3
England -82 16 £601 +4.56% 3
City of London -17 7 £625 +4.16%

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (69.44%) Derivative
2 19 (52.78%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
3 18 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (50.00%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) Oracle
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 16 (44.44%) .NET
6 14 (38.89%) Front Office
6 14 (38.89%) Investment Banking
6 14 (38.89%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (36.11%) Grid Computing
8 12 (33.33%) Fixed Income
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) C++
10 10 (27.78%) Sybase
10 10 (27.78%) XML
10 10 (27.78%) UNIX
10 10 (27.78%) Finance
10 10 (27.78%) Analytics
10 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
12 8 (22.22%) Credit Derivative
12 8 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (19.44%) Linux
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) Degree
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
14 6 (16.67%) WCF
14 6 (16.67%) Spring

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 14 (38.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) RMDS
2 1 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) FCoE
2 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (8.33%) Multicast
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.33%) HBase
6 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) CruiseControl
2 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Gradle
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 19 (52.78%) Banking
2 14 (38.89%) Front Office
2 14 (38.89%) Investment Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Applications Support
4 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Tools Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (13.89%) Middleware
6 4 (11.11%) WPF
6 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (8.33%) MSMQ
7 3 (8.33%) STL
7 3 (8.33%) XSLT
7 3 (8.33%) Rendezvous
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) Restlet
8 1 (2.78%) LINQ
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Derivative
2 13 (36.11%) Grid Computing
3 12 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 8 (22.22%) Credit Derivative
4 8 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (13.89%) Credit Risk
6 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Analytics
2 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) BCP
6 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.56%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (5.56%) Greeks
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.78%) MVVM
8 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) C++
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MBA
2 1 (2.78%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) NFS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (8.33%) SRDF
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Xen
2 2 (5.56%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Sybase
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) 29West
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
4 3 (8.33%) Intel
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Reuters
5 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce
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