The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource over the 3 months to 24 December 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 the GoldenSource Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GoldenSource
Rank 577 557 549
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 15 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.055% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
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£640 £663 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £367 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £775 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £600 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

GoldenSource
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GoldenSource within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

GoldenSource Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GoldenSource
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GoldenSource within the UK.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GoldenSource
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GoldenSource within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GoldenSource
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 GoldenSource within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -26 14 £640 -14.66% 4
London +14 11 £640 -3.39% 4
City of London +5 3 £400 -39.62% 4
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource.

1 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) Banking
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Data Analysis
5 14 (31.11%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) UML
6 13 (28.89%) Reference Data
6 13 (28.89%) Markit EDM
7 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
8 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 10 (22.22%) Asset Management
8 10 (22.22%) Data Management
8 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 10 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.33%) OO
10 6 (13.33%) Retail
10 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Equities
11 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
11 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
11 5 (11.11%) J2EE
11 5 (11.11%) UNIX
11 5 (11.11%) Toad

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GoldenSource 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 GoldenSource. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) JBoss
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.22%) Jetty
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Markit EDM
2 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (2.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Toad
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) jMock
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Retail
5 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.67%) Back Office
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Data Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Business Data Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Designer
4 7 (15.56%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Data Quality Manager
8 1 (2.22%) SAS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
3 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
3 2 (4.44%) JMS
3 2 (4.44%) JTS
3 2 (4.44%) JTA
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) JMX
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Reference Data
2 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Equities
5 2 (4.44%) Derivative
5 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Data Analysis
2 13 (28.89%) UML
3 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 10 (22.22%) Data Management
4 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
5 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.33%) OO
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Product Management
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) SmartStream
2 4 (8.89%) Reuters
2 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
3 3 (6.67%) Metastorm
4 2 (4.44%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.44%) Misys
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) SunGard
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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McGregor Boyall
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