The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony 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 Sony over the 3 months to 6 July 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 Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sony
Rank 601 585 543
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -42
Contract jobs citing Sony 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.025% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£243 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £195 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
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
24495 23893 23171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.64% 45.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14373 13388 12318
Average daily rate £390 £379 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1033 1237
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.82 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sony
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sony
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Sony Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sony
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sony within the UK.

Sony Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sony
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 8 £243 -19.16% 15
London +7 7 £300 - 6
City of London -3 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £185 -
Essex - 1 £185 -
East of England - 1 £185 - 2

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 4 (36.36%) Nokia
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 4 (36.36%) Handset
1 4 (36.36%) Industrial Design
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) IPTV
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Tandberg
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience

Sony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ISDN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Industrial Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) DOM
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Handset
2 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Industrial Design
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Nokia
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Tandberg
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Yahoo!