Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DataSynapse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataSynapse over the 6 months to 25 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.

TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 847 868
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -45
Contract jobs citing DataSynapse 11 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.065% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 24
UK median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £494 £522 £475
90th Percentile £694 £704 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate - £515 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16961 19368 20167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.50% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11168 12541 12691
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 477 604
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.53 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%

DataSynapse
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataSynapse as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataSynapse in the UK

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataSynapse in the UK

DataSynapse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataSynapse over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataSynapse in the UK

DataSynapse
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataSynapse within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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
England -21 11 £575 -4.17% 1
London -38 11 £575 -10.68% 1

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 with a requirement for DataSynapse.

1 9 (81.82%) Grid Computing
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Fixed Income
4 5 (45.45%) Derivative
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) logstash
6 3 (27.27%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (27.27%) Kibana
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
6 3 (27.27%) Scala
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (27.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Solaris

DataSynapse
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (18.18%) Hazelcast
1 2 (18.18%) Infinispan
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Grid Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Market Risk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Akka
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Grid Computing
2 7 (63.64%) Fixed Income
3 5 (45.45%) Derivative
4 3 (27.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
6 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) AWK
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
2 3 (27.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (27.27%) Kibana
2 3 (27.27%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle