Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 Sony Corporation.

Sony
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 883 876
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7 -30
Contract jobs citing Sony 6 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.049% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
UK median daily rate £375 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +8.80% +8.70%
10th Percentile £162 £308 £173
90th Percentile £426 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £415 £185
% change year-on-year -4.82% +124.32% -32.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +96.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

Sony 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 41799 49097 50308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.67% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25580 30120 29048
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £219
90th Percentile £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1418 1628 2183
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.47 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.24% +2.21% +3.03%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sony over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 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 27 July 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 +38 6 £375 +10.29% 11
UK excluding London +41 3 £395 -4.82% 10
London -6 3 £115 -64.06% 1
South East +24 2 £415 - 5
North of England +51 1 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +35 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (33.33%) PHP 5
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Games

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) PHP 5
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Freshdesk
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) Google