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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 11 December 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 the Sony Corporation.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sony
Rank - 649 632
Contract jobs citing Sony 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.013% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £415 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
22563 23552 25248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.52% 42.89% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 13821 14928
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 965 1210
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sony.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Mingle
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver

Sony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Mingle
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel