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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DataSynapse
UK
Rank 570 580 594
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 27 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.083% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.19% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 9
Median daily rate £650 £613 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £568 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £683 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 - £438
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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

DataSynapse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 5 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +14 26 £638 +4.08% 1
London -5 26 £638 +4.08% 1
City of London -20 3 £650 +8.33% 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (86.84%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) Oracle
3 22 (57.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (52.63%) XML
5 20 (52.63%) Banking
6 19 (50.00%) TIBCO
7 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
7 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 16 (42.11%) Grid Computing
7 16 (42.11%) DevOps
8 15 (39.47%) SQL
9 14 (36.84%) Middleware
9 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
9 14 (36.84%) Multithreading
10 13 (34.21%) HTML
10 13 (34.21%) HTTP
11 12 (31.58%) Apache
11 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
11 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 12 (31.58%) Sybase
11 12 (31.58%) C++
11 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
12 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (28.95%) IBM
12 11 (28.95%) XSLT
12 11 (28.95%) Linux
13 10 (26.32%) Solaris
13 10 (26.32%) NFS
13 10 (26.32%) IIS

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 22 (57.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 12 (31.58%) Apache
3 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 10 (26.32%) IIS
4 10 (26.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.26%) Jetty
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
2 10 (26.32%) FCoE
2 10 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (26.32%) iSCSI
2 10 (26.32%) NAS
2 10 (26.32%) SAN
3 9 (23.68%) LAN
3 9 (23.68%) Multicast
3 9 (23.68%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) HBase
3 6 (15.79%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.63%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (52.63%) Banking
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Front Office
4 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Grid Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) Middleware
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) XSLT
5 10 (26.32%) Rendezvous
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) ELK Stack
8 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) Guava
9 2 (5.26%) J2SE
9 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
9 2 (5.26%) JMS
9 2 (5.26%) JNI
9 2 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Grid Computing
2 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
4 4 (10.53%) Derivative
4 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 3 (7.89%) Equities
5 3 (7.89%) Online Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Statistics
6 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.26%) Market Risk
6 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.63%) GPGPU
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) DevOps
3 14 (36.84%) Multithreading
4 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (23.68%) Benchmarking
6 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 7 (18.42%) Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.53%) Microservices
9 4 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (10.53%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Test Management
9 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 8 (21.05%) Scala
6 6 (15.79%) C#
7 4 (10.53%) AWK
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) NFS
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (26.32%) SRDF
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.68%) KVM
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Control-M
3 2 (5.26%) Ganglia
3 2 (5.26%) Kibana
3 2 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle
2 19 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 12 (31.58%) Sybase
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 10 (26.32%) EMC
5 10 (26.32%) Intel
5 10 (26.32%) NetApp
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco
6 9 (23.68%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) AppDynamics
7 4 (10.53%) Splunk
8 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
8 3 (7.89%) Reuters
9 2 (5.26%) Google
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
9 2 (5.26%) Solace