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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 546 538 488
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -50
Contract jobs citing Akamai 33 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.088% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 -
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
23033 23372 19990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.62% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13388 13404 10969
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1044 1105
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 £11.09 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -19 17 £470 +10.58% 5
Yorkshire - 12 £450 - 1
South East -3 4 - - 1
East of England - - - -
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 43 (52.44%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (51.22%) Ruby
3 41 (50.00%) Java
4 37 (45.12%) Web Services
4 37 (45.12%) DevOps
5 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (43.90%) VMware
6 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
7 29 (35.37%) DNS
8 27 (32.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (28.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (28.05%) Windows
9 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
9 23 (28.05%) HTML
10 22 (26.83%) TDD
10 22 (26.83%) Cucumber
10 22 (26.83%) Sinatra
10 22 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
12 20 (24.39%) Python
12 20 (24.39%) Linux
12 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.17%) Puppet
13 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
13 19 (23.17%) .NET
13 19 (23.17%) QA
14 18 (21.95%) Nagios
14 18 (21.95%) collectd
15 17 (20.73%) Graylog

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (28.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
3 16 (19.51%) IIS
3 16 (19.51%) Apache
4 12 (14.63%) nginx
5 7 (8.54%) Jetty
6 6 (7.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.10%) JBoss
8 3 (3.66%) Node.js
9 2 (2.44%) CloudStack
9 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.44%) CMS
10 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (52.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.32%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.10%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (4.88%) Heroku
7 4 (4.88%) Engine Yard
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.22%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.22%) PaaS
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) DNS
2 12 (14.63%) LDAP
3 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 6 (7.32%) FTP
4 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.10%) Firewall
6 4 (4.88%) VLAN
6 4 (4.88%) SSL
6 4 (4.88%) SAN
7 2 (2.44%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) MySQL
2 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
4 10 (12.20%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
4 17 (20.73%) Capybara
4 17 (20.73%) TeamCity
4 17 (20.73%) IntelliJ
4 17 (20.73%) Subversion
5 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.32%) Maven
7 5 (6.10%) Gradle
7 5 (6.10%) Mockito
7 5 (6.10%) Hamcrest
8 3 (3.66%) JIRA
8 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (18.29%) Web Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Integration Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Web Support Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) Web Services
2 23 (28.05%) HTML
3 22 (26.83%) Sinatra
4 19 (23.17%) .NET
5 17 (20.73%) CSS
5 17 (20.73%) HTML5
5 17 (20.73%) CSS3
5 17 (20.73%) Sass
6 6 (7.32%) Akka
6 6 (7.32%) Sensu
6 6 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (7.32%) XML
6 6 (7.32%) GWT
6 6 (7.32%) OAuth
6 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.10%) Spring
7 5 (6.10%) JSON
7 5 (6.10%) Grails
7 5 (6.10%) JDBC
8 4 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Open Source
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.76%) Clustering
4 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 20 (24.39%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) UNIX
4 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.32%) Android
5 4 (4.88%) CentOS
6 2 (2.44%) Debian
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) DevOps
2 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (26.83%) TDD
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 17 (20.73%) Pair Programming
6 17 (20.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (20.73%) Web Design
7 12 (14.63%) Scrum
8 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.54%) Content Management
10 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.32%) Project Management
12 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.10%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Ruby
2 41 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.39%) Python
5 17 (20.73%) Perl
6 11 (13.41%) SQL
7 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.32%) Scala
8 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.32%) Groovy
9 4 (4.88%) Korn
9 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) Docker
4 4 (4.88%) NFS
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (23.17%) Puppet
2 18 (21.95%) Nagios
2 18 (21.95%) collectd
3 17 (20.73%) Graylog
4 14 (17.07%) Opsview
4 14 (17.07%) Graphite
4 14 (17.07%) SCOM
5 13 (15.85%) SCCM
6 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.88%) Cobbler
7 4 (4.88%) Ansible
7 4 (4.88%) Icinga
8 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.22%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 36 (43.90%) VMware
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.73%) New Relic
4 15 (18.29%) Oracle
5 12 (14.63%) F5
6 11 (13.41%) Sitecore
6 11 (13.41%) ForgeRock
7 9 (10.98%) Remedy
8 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.88%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.44%) HP
10 2 (2.44%) EMC
10 2 (2.44%) NetApp
11 1 (1.22%) Adobe
11 1 (1.22%) Perforce
11 1 (1.22%) Splunk