The table below looks at the statistics for Synon skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Synon over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synon
Rank - 592 -
Contract jobs citing Synon 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7472 6915 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.74% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 4643 3751
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 126 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £26.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

Synon
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Synon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Synon
Daily Rate Trend

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

Synon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Synon
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Synon Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Synon
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Synon 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 Synon.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Synon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Synon 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 Synon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ASP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior ASP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Siebel Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel