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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GoldenSource
Rank 556 546 530
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 20 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.087% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £635 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £400
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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GoldenSource
Top 5 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 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 19 £550 - 3
London -26 9 £575 +4.54% 3
City of London +12 2 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £675 -
Stirling - - - -

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (60.00%) Finance
1 24 (60.00%) Banking
2 20 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 19 (47.50%) Data Modelling
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Reference Data
6 11 (27.50%) Data Management
6 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) UML
6 11 (27.50%) Logical Data Model
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
9 7 (17.50%) Toad
9 7 (17.50%) Data Mapping
9 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
9 7 (17.50%) JIRA
9 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Modelling
10 6 (15.00%) UNIX
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) OO
11 5 (12.50%) Data Architecture
11 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
12 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
12 4 (10.00%) QA
12 4 (10.00%) Equities

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.50%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.50%) DataStage
3 2 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Toad
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) jMock
2 2 (5.00%) JUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
1 24 (60.00%) Banking
2 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modeller
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) DataStage Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Banking Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Data Quality Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Data Quality Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) JTA
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.00%) JMS
3 2 (5.00%) JTS
4 1 (2.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) JMX
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Java EE
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Equities
5 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.50%) Derivative
7 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 19 (47.50%) Data Modelling
3 11 (27.50%) UML
3 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
3 11 (27.50%) Data Management
3 11 (27.50%) Logical Data Model
4 7 (17.50%) Data Mapping
5 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) Product Management
9 2 (5.00%) E-Discovery
9 2 (5.00%) BDD
9 2 (5.00%) Change Control
9 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Reuters
2 4 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (10.00%) SmartStream
3 3 (7.50%) Misys
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago