The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DataSynapse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataSynapse over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 407 433
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26  
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 15 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £638 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £565 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £695 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataSynapse is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3538 3979 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.04% 18.61% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2873 2915
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -11.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

DataSynapse
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing DataSynapse as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for DataSynapse in London

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataSynapse in London

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataSynapse in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataSynapse in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 1 £750 -
DataSynapse
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataSynapse 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 London region with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Front Office
3 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 13 (46.43%) Grid Computing
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (39.29%) Scala
6 10 (35.71%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (25.00%) XSLT
9 7 (25.00%) Python
9 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
9 7 (25.00%) Derivative
9 7 (25.00%) Analytics
9 7 (25.00%) Akka
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
10 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Middleware
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) Hazelcast

DataSynapse
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FCoE
1 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) Multicast
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
1 5 (17.86%) Hazelcast
2 4 (14.29%) Infinispan
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 16 (57.14%) Front Office
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Market Risk Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Akka
1 7 (25.00%) XML
1 7 (25.00%) XSLT
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
3 4 (14.29%) J2SE
3 4 (14.29%) JNI
4 3 (10.71%) Guava
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.57%) Guice
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
5 1 (3.57%) RxJava
5 1 (3.57%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 13 (46.43%) Grid Computing
3 7 (25.00%) Derivative
4 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
5 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Equities
7 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) OOD
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (3.57%) Microservices
9 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Scala
3 10 (35.71%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Haskell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) KVM
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) SRDF
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Intel
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) VMware