The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Syncfusion 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 Syncfusion over the 3 months to 24 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 Syncfusion, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Syncfusion
Rank 610 561 575
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +14
Contract jobs citing Syncfusion 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.066% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 13
Average daily rate
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£488 £538 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Syncfusion
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Syncfusion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Syncfusion
Daily Rate Trend

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

Syncfusion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Syncfusion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Syncfusion within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Syncfusion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Syncfusion
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Syncfusion Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Syncfusion
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 Syncfusion within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 -19 3 £488 -9.30% 2
England -40 3 £488 -9.30% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -

Syncfusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Syncfusion 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 Syncfusion.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) DevExpress
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Equities
6 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

Syncfusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Syncfusion 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 Syncfusion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) StyleCop
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) WinForms
1 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) PLINQ
2 2 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Swaptions
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Infragistics