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 20 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 551 543 553
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Akamai 37 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.035% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.077% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
23957 22170 24004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14152 12856 12756
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1164 1048 1259
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 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 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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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 +18 21 £475 +5.55% 2
East of England - 15 £350 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (57.38%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Web Services
4 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
5 24 (39.34%) Ruby
5 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
6 22 (36.07%) IIS
6 22 (36.07%) Windows
7 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (32.79%) .NET
8 20 (32.79%) DNS
9 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
10 18 (29.51%) DevOps
10 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 18 (29.51%) CSS
11 17 (27.87%) VMware
11 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
11 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
11 17 (27.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (26.23%) Scrum
13 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
13 14 (22.95%) HTML5
14 13 (21.31%) Open Source
14 13 (21.31%) Sass
14 13 (21.31%) Capybara
14 13 (21.31%) CSS3
14 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (36.07%) IIS
2 17 (27.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
4 13 (21.31%) Apache
5 12 (19.67%) nginx
6 7 (11.48%) Node.js
6 7 (11.48%) CloudStack
7 4 (6.56%) CMS
8 3 (4.92%) Jetty
8 3 (4.92%) WordPress
9 2 (3.28%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.64%) Drupal
10 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
4 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) DHCP
2 10 (16.39%) FTP
3 6 (9.84%) LDAP
4 5 (8.20%) HTTP
4 5 (8.20%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.64%) HBase
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
3 13 (21.31%) Capybara
4 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
4 12 (19.67%) IntelliJ
5 7 (11.48%) Subversion
5 7 (11.48%) Maven
5 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.84%) Mockito
6 6 (9.84%) Hamcrest
7 3 (4.92%) WinDbg
7 3 (4.92%) Fiddler
7 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.92%) PostSharp
8 2 (3.28%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.64%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) JUnit
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (8.20%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) Web Services
2 20 (32.79%) .NET
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 14 (22.95%) HTML5
5 13 (21.31%) CSS3
5 13 (21.31%) Sass
6 12 (19.67%) Sinatra
7 6 (9.84%) RESTful
7 6 (9.84%) XML
7 6 (9.84%) Spring
7 6 (9.84%) JSON
8 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.92%) Grails
10 3 (4.92%) GWT
10 3 (4.92%) Autofac
10 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.92%) JDBC
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Open Source
2 3 (4.92%) Streaming Video
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) DevOps
3 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (19.67%) Web Design
7 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 5 (8.20%) ITIL
9 5 (8.20%) Security Management
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
11 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 24 (39.34%) Ruby
4 12 (19.67%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
7 5 (8.20%) SQL
7 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.56%) Scala
9 3 (4.92%) C
9 3 (4.92%) Groovy
10 2 (3.28%) PHP5
11 1 (1.64%) Haskell
11 1 (1.64%) Erlang
11 1 (1.64%) Clojure
11 1 (1.64%) R
11 1 (1.64%) C++
11 1 (1.64%) XQuery
11 1 (1.64%) Lisp
11 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Varnish
4 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
1 13 (21.31%) SCOM
2 12 (19.67%) collectd
2 12 (19.67%) Graylog2
2 12 (19.67%) Opsview
2 12 (19.67%) Nagios
3 7 (11.48%) Ansible
3 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.84%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.87%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) New Relic
4 5 (8.20%) F5
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Zend
7 1 (1.64%) Alterian