The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Akamai 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 Akamai 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 527 527 539
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Akamai 22 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.056% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 - £438
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%
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in England

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in England

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akamai across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in England

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the England region.

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in England

Akamai
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 Akamai 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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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 19 £450 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Akamai 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 Akamai.

1 51 (73.91%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) Scrum
3 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) Web Services
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (34.78%) TDD
5 24 (34.78%) Ruby
5 24 (34.78%) DevOps
6 23 (33.33%) XML
6 23 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 21 (30.43%) MongoDB
7 21 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (30.43%) JSON
7 21 (30.43%) Tomcat
8 20 (28.99%) HTML
8 20 (28.99%) Maven
8 20 (28.99%) Mockito
8 20 (28.99%) Hamcrest
9 19 (27.54%) Spring
9 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
9 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (27.54%) Hibernate
9 19 (27.54%) Linux
10 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (26.09%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (24.64%) SQL
11 17 (24.64%) Oracle
12 16 (23.19%) MySQL
12 16 (23.19%) UNIX
12 16 (23.19%) Apache

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Akamai 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 Akamai. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 18 (26.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (23.19%) Apache
4 15 (21.74%) CloudStack
4 15 (21.74%) nginx
5 12 (17.39%) Node.js
6 9 (13.04%) IIS
7 4 (5.80%) Jetty
8 3 (4.35%) CMS
9 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.45%) WordPress
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) SaaS
4 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.45%) GitHub
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) DNS
2 14 (20.29%) Internet
3 13 (18.84%) HTTP
4 7 (10.14%) SSL
5 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.80%) Firewall
7 3 (4.35%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.45%) BGP
8 1 (1.45%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.45%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 16 (23.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
2 16 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) KDB
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 20 (28.99%) Mockito
2 20 (28.99%) Hamcrest
2 20 (28.99%) Maven
3 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.80%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.35%) WinDbg
5 3 (4.35%) Fiddler
5 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.35%) PostSharp
5 3 (4.35%) Capybara
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) JMeter
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) Web Services
2 23 (33.33%) XML
3 21 (30.43%) JSON
4 20 (28.99%) HTML
5 19 (27.54%) Hibernate
5 19 (27.54%) Spring
6 15 (21.74%) JDBC
6 15 (21.74%) Grails
6 15 (21.74%) GWT
7 13 (18.84%) Sensu
8 9 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (11.59%) CSS
10 7 (10.14%) Sinatra
11 6 (8.70%) .NET
12 5 (7.25%) RESTful
12 5 (7.25%) HTML5
13 4 (5.80%) OAuth
14 3 (4.35%) OpenID
14 3 (4.35%) CSS3
14 3 (4.35%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Open Source
2 5 (7.25%) Streaming Video
3 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) iPhone
3 3 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) UNIX
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.45%) SUSE
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Scrum
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) TDD
3 24 (34.78%) DevOps
4 21 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 11 (15.94%) Security Management
7 9 (13.04%) Release Management
8 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.14%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.25%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.35%) Kanban
12 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.35%) OWASP
12 3 (4.35%) Memory Management
12 3 (4.35%) Web Development
12 3 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) Ruby
4 17 (24.64%) SQL
5 15 (21.74%) Groovy
6 11 (15.94%) PHP
7 10 (14.49%) Python
7 10 (14.49%) Perl
8 9 (13.04%) C
9 4 (5.80%) Scala
10 3 (4.35%) C++
10 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.90%) Lisp
11 2 (2.90%) C#
12 1 (1.45%) C-shell
12 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.45%) Clojure
12 1 (1.45%) R
12 1 (1.45%) Korn
12 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Varnish
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) qmail
3 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.45%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) Snort
3 1 (1.45%) Squid
3 1 (1.45%) Xen
3 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (21.74%) Nagios
2 15 (21.74%) collectd
2 15 (21.74%) Opsview
3 10 (14.49%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) Puppet
5 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.35%) Graylog2
6 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.45%) Nessus
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Foundry
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) JBoss
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Vyatta
5 3 (4.35%) New Relic
5 3 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) WSO2
7 1 (1.45%) Percona
7 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.45%) Zend
7 1 (1.45%) Qualys
7 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) Sony
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