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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataSynapse
Rank 590 513 547
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +34
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 26 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 63 30
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£445 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
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
25444 24019 24999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 46.23% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 13651 12918
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1249 1189 1370
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 £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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
England -70 26 £445 -25.83% 7
London -36 24 £445 -25.83% 4
City of London -1 9 £365 -39.16%
South East - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1

DataSynapse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 24 (58.54%) Banking
3 23 (56.10%) .NET
4 21 (51.22%) Java
5 19 (46.34%) Linux
6 18 (43.90%) Middleware
7 17 (41.46%) C#
7 17 (41.46%) Investment Banking
7 17 (41.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (36.59%) Grid Computing
9 14 (34.15%) NAS
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) SAN
9 14 (34.15%) Front Office
10 13 (31.71%) XML
10 13 (31.71%) Sybase
11 12 (29.27%) Derivative
12 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.83%) Finance
13 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
13 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (19.51%) TIBCO
15 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
15 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (17.07%) Platform Symphony
16 6 (14.63%) Multithreading

DataSynapse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (41.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Summit
1 2 (4.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) SAN
1 14 (34.15%) NAS
2 5 (12.20%) FCoE
2 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (12.20%) Multicast
2 5 (12.20%) iSCSI
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) HBase
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (58.54%) Banking
2 17 (41.46%) Investment Banking
3 14 (34.15%) Front Office
4 11 (26.83%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) C++ Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 18 (43.90%) Middleware
3 13 (31.71%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) XSLT
5 5 (12.20%) Rendezvous
6 4 (9.76%) STL
6 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (9.76%) Spring
6 4 (9.76%) WCF
6 4 (9.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.88%) WPF
8 1 (2.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Grid Computing
2 12 (29.27%) Derivative
3 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (9.76%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.44%) Physics
7 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (4.88%) Greeks
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C++
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 17 (41.46%) C#
4 14 (34.15%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Haskell
8 1 (2.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Platform Symphony
2 5 (12.20%) KVM
2 5 (12.20%) NFS
2 5 (12.20%) Xen
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.20%) SRDF
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Sybase
3 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
4 8 (19.51%) TIBCO
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) EMC
6 5 (12.20%) Intel
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) IBM
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) 29West
7 2 (4.88%) Reuters
7 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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