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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 546 552 574
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing Akamai 27 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.085% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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 16 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 16 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
(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
London +19 21 £469 +4.16% 6
South East - 1 £300 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 38 (65.52%) Java
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 22 (37.93%) Web Services
4 22 (37.93%) Ruby
5 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
6 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 18 (31.03%) HTML
7 17 (29.31%) Scrum
7 17 (29.31%) DevOps
7 17 (29.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (27.59%) TDD
8 16 (27.59%) CSS
9 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (24.14%) IIS
10 14 (24.14%) DNS
11 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
11 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.69%) HTML5
12 12 (20.69%) Open Source
12 12 (20.69%) Sinatra
12 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (20.69%) XML
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
13 11 (18.97%) Windows
13 11 (18.97%) Apache
13 11 (18.97%) Maven
13 11 (18.97%) VMware
13 11 (18.97%) CSS3
13 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 17 (29.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (24.14%) IIS
3 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.97%) Apache
4 11 (18.97%) nginx
5 9 (15.52%) CloudStack
6 8 (13.79%) Node.js
7 4 (6.90%) Jetty
7 4 (6.90%) CMS
8 3 (5.17%) WordPress
9 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) Internet
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
4 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) FTP
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) SSL
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (15.52%) MySQL
4 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.72%) HBase
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Cucumber
2 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) Maven
3 11 (18.97%) Capybara
4 10 (17.24%) IntelliJ
4 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
4 10 (17.24%) Mockito
4 10 (17.24%) Hamcrest
5 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) Fiddler
5 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) WinDbg
5 3 (5.17%) PostSharp
6 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 4 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) Web Services
2 18 (31.03%) HTML
3 16 (27.59%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) XML
4 12 (20.69%) HTML5
4 12 (20.69%) Sinatra
5 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 11 (18.97%) Sass
6 10 (17.24%) .NET
6 10 (17.24%) Spring
6 10 (17.24%) JSON
7 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
8 8 (13.79%) RESTful
9 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (8.62%) Grails
10 5 (8.62%) GWT
10 5 (8.62%) JDBC
10 5 (8.62%) Sensu
11 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.17%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.45%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) MPEG
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Scrum
2 17 (29.31%) DevOps
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 10 (17.24%) Web Design
6 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.07%) Security Management
7 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) BDD
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 5 (8.62%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) OWASP
11 3 (5.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.93%) Ruby
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 6 (10.34%) Perl
8 5 (8.62%) C
8 5 (8.62%) Groovy
9 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.17%) Scala
11 2 (3.45%) PHP5
12 1 (1.72%) Haskell
12 1 (1.72%) Erlang
12 1 (1.72%) Clojure
12 1 (1.72%) R
12 1 (1.72%) C++
12 1 (1.72%) VBScript
12 1 (1.72%) XQuery
12 1 (1.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Varnish
3 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Nagios
1 10 (17.24%) collectd
1 10 (17.24%) Graylog2
1 10 (17.24%) Opsview
2 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 5 (8.62%) SCCM
4 5 (8.62%) SCOM
5 2 (3.45%) Puppet
6 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) New Relic
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Zend
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Alterian
6 1 (1.72%) Vyatta
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