Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sony over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 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 Sony Corporation.

Sony
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 851 856
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Sony 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.005% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
UK median daily rate £400 £351 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -15.54% +4.40%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £138
90th Percentile £425 £351 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sony is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,298 43,791 45,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.06% 45.17% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,708 26,812 26,990
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £240 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £381
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.81% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,390 1,659 1,914
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Sony
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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 -11 7 £400 +14.12% 24
London -45 6 £400 +14.12% 9
South East - 1 - - 3
UK excluding London - 1 - - 16

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Sony.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) PlayStation
4 2 (28.57%) API Design
4 2 (28.57%) RAML
4 2 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) STB
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BBC
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Sony
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 1 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Dropbox
1 1 (14.29%) iTunes
1 1 (14.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Music Industry
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) RAML
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (14.29%) DHTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) JSR 170
4 1 (14.29%) OSGi
4 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) BBC
1 2 (28.57%) PlayStation
1 2 (28.57%) STB
1 2 (28.57%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) API Design
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Samsung
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter