The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GigaSpaces
Rank 563 547 566
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£330 - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22413 21771 24524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 46.85% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 12141 12866
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1018 1120 1281
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
GigaSpaces
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GigaSpaces
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GigaSpaces across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

GigaSpaces Jobs Demand Trend in England

GigaSpaces
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GigaSpaces across the England region.

GigaSpaces Daily Rate Trend in England

GigaSpaces
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 GigaSpaces within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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London - - - -
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GigaSpaces
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces.

1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Derivative
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) UNIX
3 12 (75.00%) Scala
3 12 (75.00%) Open Source
4 11 (68.75%) JPA
4 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
4 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
4 11 (68.75%) OO
4 11 (68.75%) JBoss
4 11 (68.75%) Perl
4 11 (68.75%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
4 11 (68.75%) Ruby
4 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
4 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Grid Computing
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) GemFire
1 1 (6.25%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
1 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Scala Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Senior Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 11 (68.75%) JPA
2 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Velocity
5 1 (6.25%) JSR 168
5 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Servlets
5 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Derivative
1 12 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
2 11 (68.75%) OO
2 11 (68.75%) Refactoring
2 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Scala
3 11 (68.75%) Perl
3 11 (68.75%) Python
3 11 (68.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO