The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of eSpeed 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 eSpeed over the 3 months to 30 July 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank - - 214
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £588
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
2593 3247 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.68% 45.82% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1809 2262 2303
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £260
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 51 115 98
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

eSpeed
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 eSpeed across the City of London region.

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MTS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) KDB
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MTS
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb