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 11 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 491 485 501
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing 29West 58 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 43
Average daily rate
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£650 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £720
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
21627 21477 24220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 47.14% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12375 11896 12637
Average daily rate £388 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 997 1164 1263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +1 58 £650 +8.33% 11
29West
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29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (88.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 103 (87.29%) Java
3 71 (60.17%) Front Office
4 69 (58.47%) Low Latency
5 66 (55.93%) Linux
6 53 (44.92%) SQL
7 52 (44.07%) Oracle
8 50 (42.37%) Banking
9 49 (41.53%) RMDS
10 41 (34.75%) E-Commerce
11 40 (33.90%) Solaris
12 35 (29.66%) TIBCO
13 34 (28.81%) Risk Management
13 34 (28.81%) Multithreading
14 33 (27.97%) Rendezvous
15 30 (25.42%) JMS
15 30 (25.42%) Oracle Coherence
16 26 (22.03%) Investment Banking
17 23 (19.49%) UNIX
18 22 (18.64%) Middleware
18 22 (18.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 20 (16.95%) Finance
20 19 (16.10%) WebSphere
20 19 (16.10%) XML
20 19 (16.10%) XSLT
20 19 (16.10%) C++
21 18 (15.25%) JIRA
22 15 (12.71%) Sybase
23 14 (11.86%) WebLogic
23 14 (11.86%) JBoss

29West
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 30 (25.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 19 (16.10%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 14 (11.86%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.78%) Confluence
5 5 (4.24%) IIS
5 5 (4.24%) Apache
5 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.69%) GemFire
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 49 (41.53%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) DNS
1 8 (6.78%) Firewall
2 5 (4.24%) SAN
2 5 (4.24%) LAN
2 5 (4.24%) WAN
2 5 (4.24%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) NAS
2 5 (4.24%) FCoE
2 5 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (4.24%) Multicast
3 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
1 6 (5.08%) HBase
1 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.39%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Redis
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) JIRA
2 10 (8.47%) TeamCity
2 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 71 (60.17%) Front Office
2 50 (42.37%) Banking
3 26 (22.03%) Investment Banking
4 20 (16.95%) Finance
5 8 (6.78%) Games
5 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.08%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.85%) International Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (61.86%) Developer
2 61 (51.69%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.34%) Development Manager
4 9 (7.63%) C++ Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Manager
5 8 (6.78%) Architect
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Development Manager
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Lead Architect
11 2 (1.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.69%) Administrator
11 2 (1.69%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) Rendezvous
2 30 (25.42%) JMS
3 22 (18.64%) Middleware
4 19 (16.10%) XML
4 19 (16.10%) XSLT
5 14 (11.86%) Java SE
6 13 (11.02%) Java EE
7 10 (8.47%) HTML
8 8 (6.78%) .NET
9 6 (5.08%) WebSockets
10 5 (4.24%) HTML5
10 5 (4.24%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (3.39%) Spring
12 3 (2.54%) SOAP
12 3 (2.54%) RESTful
12 3 (2.54%) Apache Flex
13 2 (1.69%) JavaFX
13 2 (1.69%) REST
14 1 (0.85%) MapReduce
14 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (88.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.08%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.08%) Equities
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.93%) Linux
2 40 (33.90%) Solaris
3 23 (19.49%) UNIX
4 11 (9.32%) Windows
5 6 (5.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.47%) Low Latency
2 41 (34.75%) E-Commerce
3 34 (28.81%) Risk Management
3 34 (28.81%) Multithreading
4 22 (18.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 14 (11.86%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.63%) TDD
7 9 (7.63%) DevOps
8 8 (6.78%) Scrum
8 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.78%) OO
8 8 (6.78%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (5.93%) Change Management
9 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.08%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.08%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (87.29%) Java
2 53 (44.92%) SQL
3 19 (16.10%) C++
4 9 (7.63%) C
4 9 (7.63%) C#
5 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.78%) Python
6 6 (5.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) NFS
1 5 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.24%) SRDF
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.54%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (44.07%) Oracle
2 35 (29.66%) TIBCO
3 15 (12.71%) Sybase
4 14 (11.86%) JBoss
5 9 (7.63%) Informatica
6 5 (4.24%) NetApp
6 5 (4.24%) EMC
6 5 (4.24%) Intel
6 5 (4.24%) Cisco
6 5 (4.24%) IBM
6 5 (4.24%) Reuters
6 5 (4.24%) DataSynapse
6 5 (4.24%) Splunk
7 2 (1.69%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Fidessa
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