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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataSynapse
Rank 625 623 601
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 22 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 22
Median daily rate £600 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £625 £650
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
24634 25278 24936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 45.29% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15133 14378 14020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1102 1080
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 3 May 2016.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 6 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 3 May 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 -16 22 £600 -4.00% 6
London -20 21 £600 -4.00% 4
City of London +34 8 £600 -4.00% 2
Sheffield - 1 £525 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 2

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 53 (76.81%) Java
2 45 (65.22%) Oracle
3 39 (56.52%) Grid Computing
4 37 (53.62%) Banking
5 33 (47.83%) TIBCO
5 33 (47.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (46.38%) C#
7 31 (44.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 30 (43.48%) Derivative
9 27 (39.13%) TDD
10 25 (36.23%) Front Office
11 22 (31.88%) Finance
11 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
12 21 (30.43%) Pair Programming
13 20 (28.99%) Investment Banking
14 18 (26.09%) SQL
15 17 (24.64%) Sybase
15 17 (24.64%) Spring
16 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
16 16 (23.19%) DevOps
17 15 (21.74%) Splunk
18 13 (18.84%) Unix
18 13 (18.84%) Fixed Income
19 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
19 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
19 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
20 11 (15.94%) Hadoop
20 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (15.94%) Equity Derivative
20 11 (15.94%) 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 31 (44.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (14.49%) Apache
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.25%) IIS
5 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.45%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) NAS
2 8 (11.59%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) FCoE
3 6 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 6 (8.70%) Multicast
3 6 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Spotfire
4 5 (7.25%) HBase
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
1 8 (11.59%) ClearQuest
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
General
1 37 (53.62%) Banking
2 25 (36.23%) Front Office
3 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.25%) International Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 27 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Grid Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Database Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Database Programmer
5 8 (11.59%) Programmer
5 8 (11.59%) Sybase Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Cassandra Developer
7 6 (8.70%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.90%) IT Programme Manager
11 2 (2.90%) Performance Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Spring
2 10 (14.49%) ELK Stack
2 10 (14.49%) XML
3 8 (11.59%) Middleware
3 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 6 (8.70%) Kafka
5 6 (8.70%) Rendezvous
5 6 (8.70%) REST
5 6 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (8.70%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (7.25%) HTML
6 5 (7.25%) RESTful
6 5 (7.25%) XSD
7 4 (5.80%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) XSLT
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.90%) WCF
8 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (56.52%) Grid Computing
2 33 (47.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (43.48%) Derivative
4 13 (18.84%) Fixed Income
5 12 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 11 (15.94%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (14.49%) Equities
8 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.90%) CMDB
10 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Unix
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows
4 8 (11.59%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) AIX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) TDD
2 21 (30.43%) Pair Programming
3 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
3 16 (23.19%) DevOps
4 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.49%) Analytics
7 8 (11.59%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 7 (10.14%) SOA
9 6 (8.70%) Benchmarking
9 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.70%) Open Source
9 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.70%) UML
10 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.25%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) C#
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) Perl
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.70%) KVM
1 6 (8.70%) NFS
1 6 (8.70%) SRDF
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.70%) Xen
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.90%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (2.90%) Samba
3 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Kibana
1 10 (14.49%) logstash
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Ganglia
2 8 (11.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.90%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Oracle
2 33 (47.83%) TIBCO
3 17 (24.64%) Sybase
4 15 (21.74%) Splunk
5 10 (14.49%) Reuters
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 6 (8.70%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 6 (8.70%) Intel
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.90%) Calypso
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Solace
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago