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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 549 538 559
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Akamai 39 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.031% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.068% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
23784 22046 23285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.92% 46.04% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14218 12822 12426
Average daily rate £393 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -
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 1172 1076 1217
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 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 31 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 +15 22 £498 +10.55% 7
East of England - 16 £350 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (54.39%) Java
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Web Services
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
4 23 (40.35%) Ruby
4 23 (40.35%) IIS
4 23 (40.35%) Windows
5 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (36.84%) DNS
7 20 (35.09%) .NET
8 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 18 (31.58%) VMware
9 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
10 17 (29.82%) DevOps
10 17 (29.82%) CSS
10 17 (29.82%) HTML
10 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
11 16 (28.07%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
12 14 (24.56%) SCCM
12 14 (24.56%) SCOM
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
13 13 (22.81%) Apache
13 13 (22.81%) Scrum
13 13 (22.81%) HTML5
13 13 (22.81%) CSS3
13 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (40.35%) IIS
2 16 (28.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
4 13 (22.81%) Apache
5 12 (21.05%) nginx
6 6 (10.53%) CloudStack
7 5 (8.77%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) Jetty
8 3 (5.26%) WordPress
8 3 (5.26%) CMS
9 2 (3.51%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.75%) Drupal
10 1 (1.75%) JBoss
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) IaaS
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
2 11 (19.30%) FTP
3 7 (12.28%) LDAP
4 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 13 (22.81%) Capybara
4 12 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 12 (21.05%) IntelliJ
5 8 (14.04%) Subversion
5 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.53%) Maven
7 5 (8.77%) Mockito
7 5 (8.77%) Hamcrest
8 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
8 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 3 (5.26%) WinDbg
8 3 (5.26%) PostSharp
9 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.75%) Hudson
10 1 (1.75%) JMeter
10 1 (1.75%) JUnit
10 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.75%) Checkstyle
General
1 5 (8.77%) Publishing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) Web Services
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
3 17 (29.82%) CSS
3 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 13 (22.81%) HTML5
4 13 (22.81%) Sass
4 13 (22.81%) CSS3
5 12 (21.05%) Sinatra
6 5 (8.77%) RESTful
6 5 (8.77%) XML
6 5 (8.77%) Spring
6 5 (8.77%) JSON
7 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.26%) JDBC
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.26%) Grails
8 3 (5.26%) GWT
8 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.26%) Autofac
8 3 (5.26%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) MPEG
4 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
2 17 (29.82%) DevOps
3 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (22.81%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) Web Design
5 11 (19.30%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) Pair Programming
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Security Management
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Memory Management
9 3 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (40.35%) Ruby
4 10 (17.54%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Perl
6 5 (8.77%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Groovy
9 2 (3.51%) Scala
9 2 (3.51%) PHP5
10 1 (1.75%) VBScript
10 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Varnish
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) SCCM
1 14 (24.56%) SCOM
2 12 (21.05%) collectd
2 12 (21.05%) Graylog2
2 12 (21.05%) Opsview
2 12 (21.05%) Nagios
3 7 (12.28%) Puppet
4 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.53%) Ansible
5 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) New Relic
4 6 (10.53%) F5
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Zend