The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Palantir 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 Palantir over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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 Palantir Technologies.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Palantir
Rank - 646 619
Contract jobs citing Palantir 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Palantir
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Palantir within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Palantir Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Palantir
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Palantir within the UK.

Palantir Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Palantir
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Palantir 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 Palantir.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) SNA
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 4 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) Impala
1 4 (100.00%) Spark SQL
2 3 (75.00%) GraphX
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) D3.js
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5

Palantir
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Palantir 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 Palantir. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Impala
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Spark SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) D3.js
2 3 (75.00%) GraphX
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flume