The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai 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 Akamai over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 151 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +21
Contract jobs citing Akamai 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.27% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £430 £383 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -23.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Akamai
London

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
1242 2211 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.59% 43.92% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1629 1747
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 56
Average hourly rate £22.81 £20.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.40 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Akamai
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 Akamai across the City of London region.

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Akamai 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 Akamai.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (50.00%) RubyGems
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Akamai 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 Akamai. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) git-flow
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) RubyGems
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter