The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 29West products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 29West over the 3 months to 30 January 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
29West
Rank 374 355 338
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing 29West 24 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 25
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£625 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £585 £560
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
29West
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

29West
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 29West across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

29West Jobs Demand Trend in London

29West
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 29West across the London region.

29West Daily Rate Trend in London

29West
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 29West across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

29West Daily Rate Histogram in London

29West
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 29West within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(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
City of London -5 7 £675 +5.88% 3
29West
England

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 29West 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 29West.

1 57 (89.06%) Java
2 46 (71.88%) Front Office
2 46 (71.88%) Low Latency
3 45 (70.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (54.69%) TIBCO
4 35 (54.69%) Multithreading
5 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (43.75%) Rendezvous
6 28 (43.75%) UNIX
7 27 (42.19%) JMS
8 26 (40.63%) Oracle
9 24 (37.50%) Linux
10 23 (35.94%) TIBCO EMS
11 22 (34.38%) FIX Protocol
12 21 (32.81%) Finance
13 19 (29.69%) Banking
14 18 (28.13%) Middleware
15 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
16 16 (25.00%) SQL
16 16 (25.00%) RMDS
17 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
17 13 (20.31%) Informatica
18 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
18 12 (18.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 11 (17.19%) JIRA
19 11 (17.19%) Sybase
19 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
20 10 (15.63%) HTML
20 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
20 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution

29West
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 29West 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 29West. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (35.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (12.50%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 16 (25.00%) RMDS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Multicast
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.56%) FCoE
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 11 (17.19%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) Subversion
5 6 (9.38%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
General
1 46 (71.88%) Front Office
2 21 (32.81%) Finance
3 19 (29.69%) Banking
4 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Production Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Architect
8 1 (1.56%) Programmer
8 1 (1.56%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.56%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) Rendezvous
2 27 (42.19%) JMS
3 22 (34.38%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (28.13%) Middleware
5 10 (15.63%) HTML
6 9 (14.06%) Spring
7 8 (12.50%) WebSockets
8 6 (9.38%) MAPI
9 5 (7.81%) HTML5
10 4 (6.25%) JDBC
11 2 (3.13%) Java EE
11 2 (3.13%) CSS
12 1 (1.56%) J2SE
12 1 (1.56%) .NET
12 1 (1.56%) XML
12 1 (1.56%) XSLT
12 1 (1.56%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 45 (70.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (1.56%) Derivative
3 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) UNIX
2 24 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) Low Latency
2 35 (54.69%) Multithreading
3 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.63%) Algorithmic Trading
5 10 (15.63%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.13%) Market Making
9 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.13%) Web Development
9 2 (3.13%) Release Management
9 2 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) C++
5 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.81%) C
6 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.56%) Xen
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) SRDF
1 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Salt
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) TIBCO
2 26 (40.63%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) Informatica
4 11 (17.19%) Sybase
5 4 (6.25%) Murex
6 3 (4.69%) Splunk
7 2 (3.13%) Calypso
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.56%) SaltStack