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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GoldenSource
Rank 594 564 577
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 29 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.041% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £495 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -
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
26335 24183 26379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 46.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15047 13643 13481
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1196 1084 1368
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +22 21 £488 -7.14%
England -19 21 £488 -7.14%
Scotland - 8 £425 - 2
City of London +25 7 £494 -1.25%
Edinburgh - 1 £750 - 1

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (60.98%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) Finance
3 20 (48.78%) Banking
4 17 (41.46%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) Markit EDM
6 13 (31.71%) Reference Data
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
7 10 (24.39%) Data Management
8 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
8 9 (21.95%) Fixed Income
8 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) UML
8 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Investment Management
10 6 (14.63%) XML
10 6 (14.63%) XSLT
10 6 (14.63%) UNIX
10 6 (14.63%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) Toad
10 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (12.20%) J2EE
11 5 (12.20%) Back Office
11 5 (12.20%) Workflow
11 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.20%) Data Migration

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (9.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Jetty
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) PolarLake
3 1 (2.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (2.44%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Toad
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) jMock
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Back Office
5 4 (9.76%) Publishing
6 3 (7.32%) Legal
7 2 (4.88%) Retail
7 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Designer
4 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) XSLT
3 5 (12.20%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) JTA
4 2 (4.88%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.88%) JTS
4 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) JMX
5 1 (2.44%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Reference Data
2 9 (21.95%) Fixed Income
2 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Asset Management
1 10 (24.39%) Data Management
2 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
2 9 (21.95%) UML
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Management
3 6 (14.63%) OO
3 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Workflow
4 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.32%) BDD
5 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
5 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.32%) Metastorm
3 3 (7.32%) Reuters
3 3 (7.32%) SmartStream
4 2 (4.88%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 2 (4.88%) Misys
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) SunGard
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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