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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GoldenSource
Rank 576 585 598
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 30 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.028% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £485 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £488 -
% change year-on-year
+20.51% -
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
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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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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
London +33 21 £488 -2.50% 3
England +12 21 £488 -2.50% 3
Scotland - 9 £588 - 1
City of London +29 8 £475 -5.00% 3
Edinburgh - 2 £750 - 1

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) Finance
3 20 (44.44%) Banking
4 17 (37.78%) Java
5 16 (35.56%) Markit EDM
6 14 (31.11%) Data Management
7 13 (28.89%) Reference Data
8 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
9 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.00%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) UML
10 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
10 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
12 7 (15.56%) Investment Management
13 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
13 6 (13.33%) Toad
13 6 (13.33%) OO
13 6 (13.33%) XML
13 6 (13.33%) XSLT
13 6 (13.33%) UNIX
13 6 (13.33%) Bloomberg
14 5 (11.11%) J2EE
14 5 (11.11%) Back Office
14 5 (11.11%) Workflow

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (8.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Markit EDM
2 3 (6.67%) PolarLake
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.22%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (2.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) 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 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) Banking
3 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Back Office
5 4 (8.89%) Publishing
6 3 (6.67%) Legal
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 2 (4.44%) Retail
8 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) XSLT
3 5 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.44%) JTA
4 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.44%) JMS
4 2 (4.44%) JTS
5 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) JMX
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE
5 1 (2.22%) WCF
5 1 (2.22%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Reference Data
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (8.89%) Equities
5 3 (6.67%) Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
6 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Data Management
2 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (20.00%) UML
4 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.56%) Investment Management
5 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PMP
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) EMIR
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Bloomberg
3 3 (6.67%) Reuters
3 3 (6.67%) SmartStream
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Misys
4 2 (4.44%) Metastorm
4 2 (4.44%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.44%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.22%) SunGard
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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