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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GoldenSource
Rank 585 568 537
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 27 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.048% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.11% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 10
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£475 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £605
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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 2015.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GoldenSource
Top 11 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 6 May 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
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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 -18 24 £513 -6.81% 2
London -19 14 £588 +6.81% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £450 -
Yorkshire - 7 £450 -
Sheffield - 6 £450 -
City of London +13 5 £575 +4.54% 2
Scotland +4 3 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Edinburgh -13 1 £400 -

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (71.43%) Banking
2 28 (66.67%) Finance
3 17 (40.48%) Data Management
4 16 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 15 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle
8 10 (23.81%) Reference Data
9 9 (21.43%) Data Mapping
9 9 (21.43%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) JIRA
11 7 (16.67%) Toad
11 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
12 6 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
14 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 4 (9.52%) Validation
14 4 (9.52%) Migration
14 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
14 4 (9.52%) UNIX
14 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (9.52%) ETL
14 4 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
14 4 (9.52%) Retail
14 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
14 4 (9.52%) E-Discovery

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Loan IQ
2 2 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) QlikView
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) DataStage
2 3 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Toad
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 30 (71.43%) Banking
2 28 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Retail
5 3 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Data Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Business Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modeller
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) DataStage Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) MI Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) Spring
2 2 (4.76%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Reference Data
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.76%) Equities
5 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Data Management
2 16 (38.10%) Data Analysis
3 15 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
5 9 (21.43%) Data Mapping
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) Validation
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) E-Discovery
7 4 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Misys
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata