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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 548 538 557
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Akamai 31 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.037% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.081% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £398 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £348
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
23959 22340 24687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 46.30% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 12910 12943
Average daily rate £398 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
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 1126 1020 1287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +16 20 £475 +5.55% 5
East of England - 10 £350 - 1
South East - 1 £300 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (61.02%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.76%) Web Services
4 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.29%) Ruby
6 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (32.20%) Cucumber
7 19 (32.20%) IIS
8 18 (30.51%) DNS
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
8 18 (30.51%) DevOps
9 17 (28.81%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (28.81%) HTML
9 17 (28.81%) Windows
10 16 (27.12%) CSS
10 16 (27.12%) Scrum
11 15 (25.42%) .NET
11 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
11 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
12 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
12 14 (23.73%) TDD
13 13 (22.03%) Linux
14 12 (20.34%) Apache
14 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
14 12 (20.34%) VMware
14 12 (20.34%) nginx
14 12 (20.34%) HTML5
14 12 (20.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (18.64%) CSS3

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (32.20%) IIS
2 17 (28.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
4 12 (20.34%) Apache
4 12 (20.34%) nginx
5 9 (15.25%) CloudStack
6 8 (13.56%) Node.js
7 4 (6.78%) Jetty
7 4 (6.78%) CMS
8 3 (5.08%) WordPress
9 2 (3.39%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
4 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 7 (11.86%) DHCP
3 7 (11.86%) FTP
4 6 (10.17%) HTTP
5 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL
4 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.69%) HBase
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Cucumber
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.64%) Capybara
4 10 (16.95%) TeamCity
4 10 (16.95%) IntelliJ
5 9 (15.25%) Maven
6 8 (13.56%) Mockito
6 8 (13.56%) Hamcrest
7 4 (6.78%) Subversion
7 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.08%) WinDbg
8 3 (5.08%) PostSharp
8 3 (5.08%) Fiddler
8 3 (5.08%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.69%) Hudson
10 1 (1.69%) JMeter
10 1 (1.69%) JUnit
10 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Web Services
2 17 (28.81%) HTML
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
5 12 (20.34%) HTML5
6 11 (18.64%) Sinatra
6 11 (18.64%) CSS3
6 11 (18.64%) Sass
7 8 (13.56%) XML
7 8 (13.56%) Spring
7 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.86%) RESTful
9 6 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (6.78%) Grails
10 4 (6.78%) GWT
10 4 (6.78%) JDBC
10 4 (6.78%) Sensu
11 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Open Source
2 4 (6.78%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) DevOps
3 16 (27.12%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
5 14 (23.73%) TDD
6 12 (20.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (16.95%) Web Design
9 7 (11.86%) Security Management
9 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.47%) BDD
11 5 (8.47%) ITIL
11 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.47%) Project Management
12 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.78%) Web Development
12 4 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (5.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) Ruby
4 10 (16.95%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) SQL
6 6 (10.17%) Perl
7 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.78%) Scala
8 4 (6.78%) C
8 4 (6.78%) Groovy
9 2 (3.39%) PHP5
10 1 (1.69%) Haskell
10 1 (1.69%) Erlang
10 1 (1.69%) Clojure
10 1 (1.69%) R
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) VBScript
10 1 (1.69%) XQuery
10 1 (1.69%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) Varnish
4 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Nagios
1 11 (18.64%) collectd
1 11 (18.64%) Opsview
2 10 (16.95%) Graylog2
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
3 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.56%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) New Relic
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 2 (3.39%) Zend
6 2 (3.39%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) Alterian
7 1 (1.69%) Vyatta
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