The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of GoldenSource products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GoldenSource over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 GoldenSource Corporation.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GoldenSource
London / City of London
Rank 149 156 187
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31  
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.061% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.15% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £700 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £450
% change year-on-year - -30.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GoldenSource is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1201 1324 2135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.61% 40.19% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 997 1543
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% -4.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

GoldenSource
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing GoldenSource as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for GoldenSource in the City of London

GoldenSource
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GoldenSource in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GoldenSource in the City of London

GoldenSource
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GoldenSource in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GoldenSource in the City of London

GoldenSource
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GoldenSource also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GoldenSource.

1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) EMIR
2 2 (28.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) MiFID
2 2 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Reuters
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding

GoldenSource
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) MiFID Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
2 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (28.57%) EMIR
1 2 (28.57%) MiFID
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
1 2 (28.57%) Reuters