The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 563 529 515
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Contract jobs citing Akamai 20 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.075% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.17% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
22585 22182 19841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.14% 44.98% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13399 12859 10942
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1031 1125
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.98 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Yorkshire - 12 £450 -
London -7 7 £404 -5.00% 1
South East -17 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Akamai
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 41 (54.67%) Java
2 40 (53.33%) Ruby
3 38 (50.67%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (45.33%) VMware
5 34 (45.33%) Git (software)
6 30 (40.00%) DevOps
7 29 (38.67%) Web Services
8 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
8 28 (37.33%) HTML
8 28 (37.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (36.00%) Sinatra
9 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
9 27 (36.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 27 (36.00%) TDD
10 22 (29.33%) Web Design
10 22 (29.33%) QA
10 22 (29.33%) CSS
10 22 (29.33%) IntelliJ
10 22 (29.33%) New Relic
10 22 (29.33%) Graylog
10 22 (29.33%) HTML5
10 22 (29.33%) TeamCity
10 22 (29.33%) CSS3
10 22 (29.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (29.33%) Sass
10 22 (29.33%) Capybara
11 21 (28.00%) DNS
11 21 (28.00%) Degree

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 27 (36.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (16.00%) Apache
4 10 (13.33%) nginx
5 9 (12.00%) IIS
6 7 (9.33%) Jetty
7 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.67%) JBoss
8 3 (4.00%) Node.js
9 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.67%) CMS
9 2 (2.67%) CloudStack
10 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.67%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (4.00%) Heroku
7 3 (4.00%) Engine Yard
7 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (8.00%) LDAP
3 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.33%) DHCP
4 4 (5.33%) Firewall
5 3 (4.00%) VLAN
5 3 (4.00%) FTP
5 3 (4.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.67%) VPN
6 2 (2.67%) Internet
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 2 (2.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.67%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.00%) Redis
8 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (45.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (29.33%) IntelliJ
3 22 (29.33%) TeamCity
3 22 (29.33%) Capybara
4 15 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
6 10 (13.33%) Subversion
7 6 (8.00%) Maven
8 5 (6.67%) Mockito
8 5 (6.67%) Hamcrest
8 5 (6.67%) Gradle
8 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.00%) JIRA
10 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Ruby Developer
3 14 (18.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Web Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Integration Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Web Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) Web Services
2 28 (37.33%) HTML
3 27 (36.00%) Sinatra
4 22 (29.33%) CSS
4 22 (29.33%) HTML5
4 22 (29.33%) CSS3
4 22 (29.33%) Sass
5 14 (18.67%) .NET
6 6 (8.00%) XML
6 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.00%) GWT
6 6 (8.00%) Akka
6 6 (8.00%) Sensu
6 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (8.00%) OAuth
7 5 (6.67%) Grails
7 5 (6.67%) JSON
7 5 (6.67%) Spring
7 5 (6.67%) JDBC
8 4 (5.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Clustering
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 15 (20.00%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) UNIX
4 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.00%) Android
5 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (2.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) DevOps
3 28 (37.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (36.00%) TDD
5 22 (29.33%) Web Design
5 22 (29.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (28.00%) Pair Programming
7 18 (24.00%) Open Source
8 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
9 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Content Management
11 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
11 6 (8.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (6.67%) Software Architecture
12 5 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Java
2 40 (53.33%) Ruby
3 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.00%) Python
5 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 10 (13.33%) Perl
7 6 (8.00%) Scala
7 6 (8.00%) Groovy
8 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.00%) Korn
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) Graylog
2 12 (16.00%) Puppet
3 11 (14.67%) Nagios
3 11 (14.67%) collectd
4 8 (10.67%) Opsview
4 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.67%) Graphite
4 8 (10.67%) SCOM
5 7 (9.33%) SCCM
6 6 (8.00%) Ansible
7 3 (4.00%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.67%) Icinga
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.33%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) VMware
2 22 (29.33%) New Relic
3 14 (18.67%) Oracle
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.67%) Sitecore
5 11 (14.67%) ForgeRock
6 9 (12.00%) Remedy
7 6 (8.00%) F5
8 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.33%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) EMC
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
11 1 (1.33%) Splunk
11 1 (1.33%) Perforce
11 1 (1.33%) Adobe