The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 29West products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 29West over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 538 478 535
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +57
Contract jobs citing 29West 41 69 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.32% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 18
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£625 £650 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £600
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

29West
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 29West across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

29West Jobs Demand Trend in England

29West
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 29West across the England region.

29West Daily Rate Trend in England

29West
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 29West across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

29West Daily Rate Histogram in England

29West
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 29West within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 41 £625 -3.84% 2
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29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 86 (86.87%) Java
2 77 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (60.61%) Front Office
4 53 (53.54%) Low Latency
5 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (40.40%) Multithreading
7 39 (39.39%) TIBCO
8 38 (38.38%) Linux
9 37 (37.37%) Banking
10 34 (34.34%) JMS
11 33 (33.33%) Rendezvous
11 33 (33.33%) Middleware
12 32 (32.32%) Oracle
12 32 (32.32%) RMDS
13 30 (30.30%) SQL
14 29 (29.29%) UNIX
14 29 (29.29%) FIX Protocol
15 25 (25.25%) Informatica
15 25 (25.25%) E-Commerce
16 23 (23.23%) JIRA
16 23 (23.23%) Finance
17 22 (22.22%) DevOps
18 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
18 20 (20.20%) Investment Banking
19 18 (18.18%) TeamCity
20 17 (17.17%) Confluence
21 14 (14.14%) WebSockets
21 14 (14.14%) TIBCO EMS
21 14 (14.14%) Financial Institution
21 14 (14.14%) Firewall

29West
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (17.17%) Confluence
2 14 (14.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 13 (13.13%) WebSphere
4 10 (10.10%) JBoss
4 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) Apache
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (32.32%) RMDS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Firewall
1 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) Multicast
3 3 (3.03%) NAS
3 3 (3.03%) FCoE
3 3 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.03%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) SAN
4 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.03%) HBase
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) JIRA
2 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
3 18 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.06%) Subversion
5 4 (4.04%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (60.61%) Front Office
2 37 (37.37%) Banking
3 23 (23.23%) Finance
4 20 (20.20%) Investment Banking
5 14 (14.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.05%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.01%) International Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Developer
2 44 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Front Office Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Development Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 4 (4.04%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.03%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.02%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.02%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.02%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) JMS
2 33 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 33 (33.33%) Middleware
3 29 (29.29%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (14.14%) WebSockets
5 13 (13.13%) XML
5 13 (13.13%) XSLT
6 11 (11.11%) Spring
7 9 (9.09%) Java SE
7 9 (9.09%) Java EE
8 8 (8.08%) HTML
9 7 (7.07%) MAPI
10 5 (5.05%) HTML5
11 2 (2.02%) WinForms
11 2 (2.02%) SOAP
11 2 (2.02%) .NET
11 2 (2.02%) RESTful
11 2 (2.02%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.02%) WCF
11 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (7.07%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.06%) Equities
4 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.38%) Linux
2 29 (29.29%) UNIX
3 11 (11.11%) Solaris
4 6 (6.06%) Windows
5 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Low Latency
2 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.40%) Multithreading
4 25 (25.25%) E-Commerce
5 22 (22.22%) DevOps
6 11 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 8 (8.08%) Change Management
9 6 (6.06%) TDD
9 6 (6.06%) OO
10 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.05%) Scrum
11 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.03%) Benchmarking
12 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (86.87%) Java
2 30 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (7.07%) C#
3 7 (7.07%) C++
3 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.04%) Perl
6 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.03%) C
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) VC++
7 2 (2.02%) C++/CLI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.03%) SRDF
1 3 (3.03%) NFS
2 2 (2.02%) Xen
2 2 (2.02%) KVM
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Salt
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) TIBCO
2 32 (32.32%) Oracle
3 25 (25.25%) Informatica
4 14 (14.14%) Sybase
5 6 (6.06%) Reuters
6 4 (4.04%) Splunk
7 3 (3.03%) Cisco
7 3 (3.03%) IBM
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
7 3 (3.03%) Intel
7 3 (3.03%) NetApp
7 3 (3.03%) DataSynapse
8 2 (2.02%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) Perforce
8 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.01%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.01%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat