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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 187 176 222
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +46
Contract jobs citing 29West 10 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.57% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 5
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£630 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £700 £640
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
2696 3306 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.02% 46.05% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2301 2314
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 99
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 25 (89.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (71.43%) Front Office
4 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 17 (60.71%) Oracle
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
6 14 (50.00%) RMDS
6 14 (50.00%) Low Latency
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (39.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (32.14%) Solaris
9 9 (32.14%) TIBCO
9 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
10 8 (28.57%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) Rendezvous
11 7 (25.00%) JMS
11 7 (25.00%) Sybase
12 6 (21.43%) HTML
12 6 (21.43%) Middleware
12 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (17.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
13 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
13 5 (17.86%) XML
13 5 (17.86%) XSLT
13 5 (17.86%) UNIX
14 4 (14.29%) Windows
14 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (39.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 14 (50.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
1 3 (10.71%) NAS
1 3 (10.71%) FCoE
1 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (10.71%) Multicast
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 20 (71.43%) Front Office
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
1 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) JMS
1 7 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) XSLT
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Java SE
5 2 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) MAPI
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (89.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Solaris
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
7 3 (10.71%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) Process Management
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
9 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NFS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (10.71%) SRDF
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) TIBCO
3 7 (25.00%) Sybase
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (10.71%) Intel
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) DataSynapse
5 2 (7.14%) Informatica
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) JBoss
6 1 (3.57%) Fidessa