The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 England 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 493 488 540
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +52
Contract jobs citing 29West 60 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£675 £600 £660
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £480 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £766 £650 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22497 21835 24501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.58% 46.85% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12759 12225 12831
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1001 1104 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
29West
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 60 £675 +12.50% 9
29West
UK

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 105 (86.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (83.47%) Java
3 71 (58.68%) Front Office
4 65 (53.72%) Linux
5 62 (51.24%) Low Latency
6 56 (46.28%) SQL
7 54 (44.63%) Oracle
8 52 (42.98%) RMDS
9 49 (40.50%) Banking
10 42 (34.71%) E-Commerce
11 36 (29.75%) TIBCO
12 35 (28.93%) Solaris
12 35 (28.93%) Multithreading
13 32 (26.45%) Risk Management
14 31 (25.62%) Rendezvous
14 31 (25.62%) Middleware
15 28 (23.14%) Oracle Coherence
16 26 (21.49%) UNIX
17 25 (20.66%) JMS
17 25 (20.66%) Investment Banking
18 23 (19.01%) JIRA
19 22 (18.18%) Finance
20 19 (15.70%) WebSphere
20 19 (15.70%) XML
20 19 (15.70%) XSLT
20 19 (15.70%) DevOps
21 18 (14.88%) Sybase
22 16 (13.22%) Informatica
23 14 (11.57%) JBoss
23 14 (11.57%) WebLogic

29West
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (23.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 19 (15.70%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.57%) WebLogic
4 13 (10.74%) TIBCO EMS
4 13 (10.74%) Confluence
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 52 (42.98%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) DNS
1 13 (10.74%) Firewall
2 6 (4.96%) Multicast
3 5 (4.13%) FCoE
3 5 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (4.13%) NAS
3 5 (4.13%) SAN
3 5 (4.13%) LAN
3 5 (4.13%) WAN
3 5 (4.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) HBase
2 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.65%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) JIRA
2 14 (11.57%) TeamCity
2 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.48%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) Maven
4 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 71 (58.68%) Front Office
2 49 (40.50%) Banking
3 25 (20.66%) Investment Banking
4 22 (18.18%) Finance
5 9 (7.44%) Financial Institution
6 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.61%) Games
7 3 (2.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.83%) International Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (53.72%) Developer
2 53 (43.80%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.83%) Development Manager
4 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Development Manager
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.96%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (4.13%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.48%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.48%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.48%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Deployment Manager
10 2 (1.65%) Administrator
10 2 (1.65%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.62%) Rendezvous
1 31 (25.62%) Middleware
2 25 (20.66%) JMS
3 19 (15.70%) XML
3 19 (15.70%) XSLT
4 14 (11.57%) Java SE
5 13 (10.74%) Java EE
6 11 (9.09%) HTML
6 11 (9.09%) WebSockets
7 9 (7.44%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (4.96%) .NET
8 6 (4.96%) HTML5
9 4 (3.31%) Spring
10 3 (2.48%) REST
10 3 (2.48%) RESTful
10 3 (2.48%) Apache Flex
10 3 (2.48%) SOAP
11 2 (1.65%) WinForms
11 2 (1.65%) JavaFX
11 2 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (86.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (4.96%) Equities
2 6 (4.96%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.72%) Linux
2 35 (28.93%) Solaris
3 26 (21.49%) UNIX
4 11 (9.09%) Windows
5 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Low Latency
2 42 (34.71%) E-Commerce
3 35 (28.93%) Multithreading
4 32 (26.45%) Risk Management
5 19 (15.70%) DevOps
6 14 (11.57%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (10.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.44%) TDD
9 9 (7.44%) Change Management
9 9 (7.44%) OO
9 9 (7.44%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.61%) Scrum
11 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.96%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.96%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 101 (83.47%) Java
2 56 (46.28%) SQL
3 12 (9.92%) C++
4 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.79%) C#
6 6 (4.96%) Perl
7 5 (4.13%) C
8 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.65%) VC++
9 2 (1.65%) C++/CLI
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) SRDF
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.13%) NFS
2 2 (1.65%) Xen
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Oracle
2 36 (29.75%) TIBCO
3 18 (14.88%) Sybase
4 16 (13.22%) Informatica
5 14 (11.57%) JBoss
6 6 (4.96%) Reuters
7 5 (4.13%) Splunk
7 5 (4.13%) DataSynapse
7 5 (4.13%) NetApp
7 5 (4.13%) Cisco
7 5 (4.13%) IBM
7 5 (4.13%) EMC
7 5 (4.13%) Intel
8 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.65%) VMware
8 2 (1.65%) Perforce
8 2 (1.65%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Fidessa