The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 185 189 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing 29West 25 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 15
Average daily rate £650 £625 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £594
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £750 £840
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
29West
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 40 (86.96%) Java
2 36 (78.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (63.04%) Front Office
3 29 (63.04%) Linux
4 27 (58.70%) Low Latency
5 20 (43.48%) Oracle Coherence
6 18 (39.13%) Solaris
6 18 (39.13%) TIBCO
6 18 (39.13%) Rendezvous
6 18 (39.13%) SQL
6 18 (39.13%) C++
6 18 (39.13%) Oracle
7 17 (36.96%) RMDS
8 16 (34.78%) Finance
9 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
10 13 (28.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 12 (26.09%) JMS
11 12 (26.09%) Middleware
12 10 (21.74%) UNIX
12 10 (21.74%) C
13 9 (19.57%) Banking
13 9 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (17.39%) Python
14 8 (17.39%) Sybase
15 7 (15.22%) XML
15 7 (15.22%) XSLT
15 7 (15.22%) HTML
15 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
15 7 (15.22%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (43.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (19.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
4 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 6 (13.04%) Apache
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.35%) GemFire
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 17 (36.96%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Multicast
1 6 (13.04%) NAS
1 6 (13.04%) FCoE
1 6 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
1 7 (15.22%) HBase
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Redis
3 2 (4.35%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (63.04%) Front Office
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (10.87%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Development Manager
4 8 (17.39%) C++ Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Big Data Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Rendezvous
2 12 (26.09%) JMS
2 12 (26.09%) Middleware
3 7 (15.22%) XML
3 7 (15.22%) XSLT
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.17%) MapReduce
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) Java SE
5 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.35%) Derivative
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Solaris
3 10 (21.74%) UNIX
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Low Latency
2 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 13 (28.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (13.04%) Benchmarking
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (2.17%) UML
8 1 (2.17%) OOP
8 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) Scrum
8 1 (2.17%) TDD
8 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) C
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (13.04%) SRDF
1 6 (13.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) TIBCO
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Sybase
3 6 (13.04%) DataSynapse
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) EMC
3 6 (13.04%) Intel
3 6 (13.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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