The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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.

GoldenSource
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 630 618
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12  
Contract jobs citing GoldenSource 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.038% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Median daily rate £518 £585 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +23.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £313 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £650 £680
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

GoldenSource
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

GoldenSource
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GoldenSource in the UK

GoldenSource
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GoldenSource over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GoldenSource in the UK

GoldenSource
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GoldenSource within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +28 6 £518 -11.53% 1
London +23 6 £518 -16.19% 1
City of London -6 4 £700 +7.69%

GoldenSource
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for GoldenSource.

1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Data Management
4 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) Reference Data
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Front Office
6 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 5 (20.83%) Master Data Management
7 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
8 4 (16.67%) TestComplete
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) EMIR
8 4 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (16.67%) Data Lineage
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) Reuters
9 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
9 3 (12.50%) Data Governance

GoldenSource
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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) AllegroGraph
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (8.33%) HBase
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Sqoop
3 2 (8.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Front Office
4 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Reference Data Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
6 3 (12.50%) QA Manager
6 3 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Data Integration Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Data Integration Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Kafka
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Master Data Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Data Lineage
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
6 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (8.33%) KYC
7 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) R
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (16.67%) EMIR
2 4 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (8.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ambari
1 2 (8.33%) Oozie
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Reuters
2 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 2 (8.33%) Platfora
2 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO