Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Synon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Synon over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Synon
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 872 869
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -22
Contract jobs citing Synon 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.017% 0.006% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
England median daily rate £425 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £388 £300 £381
90th Percentile £463 £300 £444
UK median daily rate £425 £300 £413
% change year-on-year +41.67% -27.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Synon is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17805 16194 14943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 16.56% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12484 10960 10035
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 284
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £26.16 £23.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Synon
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Synon as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Synon in England

Synon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Synon in England

Synon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Synon in England

Synon
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Synon within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Synon
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Synon 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 England region with a requirement for Synon.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis

Synon
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Synon Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (100.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL