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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 193 182 189
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing 29West 5 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.71% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 11
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£500 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
2394 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.17% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 2107 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 74 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.72 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Low Latency
4 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (42.86%) RMDS
6 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
7 5 (35.71%) Rendezvous
8 4 (28.57%) Middleware
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) UNIX
9 3 (21.43%) JDBC
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Sybase
9 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (21.43%) Banking
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Solaris
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 2 (14.29%) KVM
10 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (14.29%) Multicast

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) FCoE
1 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Rendezvous
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) JDBC
4 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Low Latency
2 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) SRDF
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Murex
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) DataSynapse