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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 529 481 548
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +67
Contract jobs citing 29West 49 81 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.36% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 13
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£650 £615 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - -
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
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 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 28 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
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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 -24 49 £650 +5.69% 5
29West
UK

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 99 (86.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 96 (84.21%) Java
3 69 (60.53%) Front Office
4 57 (50.00%) Linux
4 57 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 53 (46.49%) SQL
6 51 (44.74%) Oracle
7 49 (42.98%) RMDS
8 45 (39.47%) Banking
9 40 (35.09%) E-Commerce
10 35 (30.70%) Multithreading
11 32 (28.07%) TIBCO
12 29 (25.44%) Solaris
12 29 (25.44%) Risk Management
13 28 (24.56%) UNIX
14 27 (23.68%) Rendezvous
14 27 (23.68%) Middleware
15 25 (21.93%) Oracle Coherence
16 24 (21.05%) JMS
17 23 (20.18%) Investment Banking
17 23 (20.18%) JIRA
18 22 (19.30%) Finance
19 21 (18.42%) DevOps
20 18 (15.79%) Informatica
21 17 (14.91%) XML
21 17 (14.91%) XSLT
21 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
22 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
23 15 (13.16%) TeamCity
23 15 (13.16%) Confluence

29West
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (21.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (14.91%) WebSphere
3 15 (13.16%) Confluence
4 14 (12.28%) WebLogic
5 12 (10.53%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 49 (42.98%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) DNS
1 14 (12.28%) Firewall
2 5 (4.39%) Multicast
3 3 (2.63%) NAS
3 3 (2.63%) FCoE
3 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) HTTP
4 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.63%) HBase
5 2 (1.75%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) JIRA
2 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.16%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (1.75%) Maven
5 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 69 (60.53%) Front Office
2 45 (39.47%) Banking
3 23 (20.18%) Investment Banking
4 22 (19.30%) Finance
5 10 (8.77%) Financial Institution
6 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (7.02%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) Developer
2 48 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Development Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Development Manager
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Architect
7 5 (4.39%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.63%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Administrator
9 2 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.75%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) Rendezvous
1 27 (23.68%) Middleware
2 24 (21.05%) JMS
3 17 (14.91%) XML
3 17 (14.91%) XSLT
4 13 (11.40%) Java SE
4 13 (11.40%) Java EE
5 12 (10.53%) WebSockets
6 11 (9.65%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (7.89%) HTML
8 6 (5.26%) HTML5
9 4 (3.51%) Spring
10 3 (2.63%) REST
10 3 (2.63%) .NET
10 3 (2.63%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.75%) WCF
11 2 (1.75%) WPF
11 2 (1.75%) WinForms
11 2 (1.75%) SOAP
11 2 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (86.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.26%) Equities
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (25.44%) Solaris
3 28 (24.56%) UNIX
4 9 (7.89%) Windows
5 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 40 (35.09%) E-Commerce
3 35 (30.70%) Multithreading
4 29 (25.44%) Risk Management
5 21 (18.42%) DevOps
6 12 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 10 (8.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (7.89%) Change Management
8 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.02%) OO
10 7 (6.14%) TDD
10 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.26%) Scrum
11 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.39%) Knowledge Management
13 4 (3.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 96 (84.21%) Java
2 53 (46.49%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.02%) C++
4 6 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (3.51%) C
5 4 (3.51%) C#
6 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.75%) VC++
7 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) C++/CLI
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) NFS
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.63%) SRDF
2 2 (1.75%) KVM
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (44.74%) Oracle
2 32 (28.07%) TIBCO
3 18 (15.79%) Informatica
4 15 (13.16%) Sybase
5 14 (12.28%) JBoss
6 6 (5.26%) Reuters
7 5 (4.39%) Splunk
8 3 (2.63%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.63%) Cisco
8 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 3 (2.63%) NetApp
8 3 (2.63%) EMC
8 3 (2.63%) Intel
9 2 (1.75%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.75%) Perforce
9 2 (1.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe
10 1 (0.88%) Fidessa