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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 556 498 551
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +53
Contract jobs citing 29West 44 73 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.15% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.33% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 12
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£630 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £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
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
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 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 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 21 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 -38 44 £630 -3.07% 2
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29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 88 (85.44%) Java
2 82 (79.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 61 (59.22%) Front Office
4 52 (50.49%) Low Latency
5 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (41.75%) Linux
7 40 (38.83%) Banking
8 39 (37.86%) TIBCO
9 37 (35.92%) Multithreading
10 35 (33.98%) Oracle
10 35 (33.98%) RMDS
11 33 (32.04%) SQL
11 33 (32.04%) Rendezvous
11 33 (32.04%) Middleware
11 33 (32.04%) JMS
12 31 (30.10%) UNIX
13 28 (27.18%) E-Commerce
14 24 (23.30%) Finance
14 24 (23.30%) DevOps
15 23 (22.33%) JIRA
15 23 (22.33%) Informatica
16 21 (20.39%) Investment Banking
17 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
18 18 (17.48%) TeamCity
19 17 (16.50%) FIX Protocol
19 17 (16.50%) Confluence
20 16 (15.53%) Firewall
20 16 (15.53%) DNS
20 16 (15.53%) Sybase
21 15 (14.56%) Risk Management

29West
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (16.50%) Confluence
2 14 (13.59%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (10.68%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.68%) JBoss
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (33.98%) RMDS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) DNS
1 16 (15.53%) Firewall
2 5 (4.85%) Multicast
3 3 (2.91%) NAS
3 3 (2.91%) FCoE
3 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.91%) SAN
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.91%) HBase
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) JIRA
2 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
3 18 (17.48%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.83%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Maven
6 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 61 (59.22%) Front Office
2 40 (38.83%) Banking
3 24 (23.30%) Finance
4 21 (20.39%) Investment Banking
5 14 (13.59%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.83%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (54.37%) Developer
2 45 (43.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
3 12 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Development Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.88%) DevOps Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Development Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (1.94%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.94%) Deployment Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) JMS
1 33 (32.04%) Rendezvous
1 33 (32.04%) Middleware
2 17 (16.50%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (13.59%) XML
3 14 (13.59%) XSLT
3 14 (13.59%) WebSockets
4 10 (9.71%) Java SE
4 10 (9.71%) Java EE
5 9 (8.74%) Spring
5 9 (8.74%) HTML
6 6 (5.83%) MAPI
6 6 (5.83%) HTML5
7 2 (1.94%) WinForms
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.94%) WCF
7 2 (1.94%) WPF
7 2 (1.94%) RESTful
7 2 (1.94%) .NET
7 2 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (79.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.80%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.83%) Equities
4 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Linux
2 31 (30.10%) UNIX
3 12 (11.65%) Solaris
4 8 (7.77%) Windows
5 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Low Latency
2 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) Multithreading
4 28 (27.18%) E-Commerce
5 24 (23.30%) DevOps
6 15 (14.56%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.65%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (9.71%) Change Management
9 9 (8.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 9 (8.74%) Algorithmic Trading
10 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.83%) OO
11 6 (5.83%) TDD
12 5 (4.85%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.85%) Scrum
13 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (85.44%) Java
2 33 (32.04%) SQL
3 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.80%) C++
5 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.83%) Perl
6 5 (4.85%) C#
7 3 (2.91%) C
7 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) VC++
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) C++/CLI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) NFS
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.91%) SRDF
2 2 (1.94%) KVM
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (37.86%) TIBCO
2 35 (33.98%) Oracle
3 23 (22.33%) Informatica
4 16 (15.53%) Sybase
5 6 (5.83%) Reuters
6 4 (3.88%) Splunk
7 3 (2.91%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco
7 3 (2.91%) IBM
7 3 (2.91%) NetApp
7 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 3 (2.91%) Intel
8 2 (1.94%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.94%) Perforce
8 2 (1.94%) VMware
9 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.97%) Fidessa
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