The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ultra Messaging over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
London / City of London
Rank 149 150 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.033% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.10% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Median daily rate £625 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £525 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1074 985 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.47% 32.06% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 821 1252
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Ultra Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Ultra Messaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ultra Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ultra Messaging
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 Ultra Messaging across the City of London region.

Ultra Messaging Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ultra Messaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ultra Messaging.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
2 5 (71.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (57.14%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Rendezvous
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Informatica
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) AMQP
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
6 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) AMQP
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) KDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (14.29%) FX Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (42.86%) Rendezvous
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (57.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
6 1 (14.29%) Market Making
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase