The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Synon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Synon over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synon
UK
Rank 596 - 620
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Synon 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Synon
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Synon as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Synon in the UK

Synon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Synon in the UK

Synon
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Synon in the UK

Synon
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 Synon within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
England - 2 £200 -

Synon
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Synon 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 Synon.

1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL

Synon
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Synon Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
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