The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 29West products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 29West over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 189 175 213
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing 29West 10 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.58% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £538 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2694 3343 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.67% 46.12% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 2321 2299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 96
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

29West
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 29West across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

29West Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

29West
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 29West across the City of London region.

29West Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

29West
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 29West across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

29West Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 29West also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 29West.

1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (68.97%) Front Office
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) Oracle
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 14 (48.28%) RMDS
6 13 (44.83%) Low Latency
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (37.93%) Solaris
9 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
10 9 (31.03%) Finance
10 9 (31.03%) TIBCO
11 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
12 7 (24.14%) Rendezvous
12 7 (24.14%) JMS
12 7 (24.14%) Sybase
13 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) Middleware
14 5 (17.24%) XML
14 5 (17.24%) XSLT
14 5 (17.24%) UNIX
14 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 5 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (17.24%) Banking
14 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
14 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
14 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
14 5 (17.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 5 (17.24%) Relational Database

29West
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 29West also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 29West. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) Confluence
5 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) NAS
1 3 (10.34%) Multicast
1 3 (10.34%) FCoE
1 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) HBase
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
General
1 20 (68.97%) Front Office
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
1 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Development Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Rendezvous
1 7 (24.14%) JMS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) Middleware
3 5 (17.24%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) XSLT
3 5 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Java SE
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) JDBC
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) MAPI
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Solaris
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Low Latency
2 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (17.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (13.79%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.45%) Process Management
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) C
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) NFS
1 3 (10.34%) SRDF
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) KVM
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Xen
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) TIBCO
3 7 (24.14%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Intel
4 3 (10.34%) DataSynapse
5 2 (6.90%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk