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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GoldenSource
Rank 616 590 579
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 15 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.040% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% 0.086% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
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£538 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
26088 25475 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15433 14202 13497
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1115 1086 1101
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £19.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

GoldenSource Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GoldenSource
Top 9 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 31 August 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 -27 15 £538 +10.25% 5
London +4 13 £563 +15.38% 4
City of London +2 8 £619 +30.26% 3
Sheffield - 1 £525 -
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
East of England - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 £475 -

GoldenSource
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (56.10%) Finance
1 23 (56.10%) Banking
2 18 (43.90%) Data Management
3 16 (39.02%) Data Analysis
3 16 (39.02%) Data Modelling
4 12 (29.27%) Reference Data
4 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (26.83%) Data Architecture
5 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) Data Mapping
7 7 (17.07%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
8 6 (14.63%) Markit EDM
9 5 (12.20%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Validation
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.32%) PMP
11 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
11 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (7.32%) SOA
11 3 (7.32%) ETL
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (7.32%) Retail
11 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
11 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (4.88%) Mule
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.32%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.44%) IDMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.44%) jMock
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
1 23 (56.10%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
2 17 (41.46%) Business Analyst
3 15 (36.59%) Data Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Business Data Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Data Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modeller
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Business Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) MI Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Report Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Informatica Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) Spring
1 2 (4.88%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) JTA
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Reference Data
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Data Management
2 16 (39.02%) Data Analysis
2 16 (39.02%) Data Modelling
3 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
3 11 (26.83%) Data Architecture
4 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) Data Mapping
5 7 (17.07%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (12.20%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PMP
1 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.44%) Reuters
3 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica