The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 London 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 343 343 370
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs citing 29West 59 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 31
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£650 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £543
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10367 11115 11883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.64% 45.84% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 7068 7155
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 290 328
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
29West
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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
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 15 £650 +6.12% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
29West
England

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 108 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 106 (84.13%) Java
3 75 (59.52%) Front Office
4 69 (54.76%) Low Latency
5 68 (53.97%) Linux
6 55 (43.65%) SQL
7 54 (42.86%) Banking
8 53 (42.06%) Oracle
9 52 (41.27%) RMDS
10 44 (34.92%) E-Commerce
11 39 (30.95%) TIBCO
12 37 (29.37%) Solaris
12 37 (29.37%) Multithreading
13 34 (26.98%) Rendezvous
14 33 (26.19%) Risk Management
15 30 (23.81%) Oracle Coherence
16 29 (23.02%) JMS
17 28 (22.22%) Middleware
17 28 (22.22%) UNIX
17 28 (22.22%) Investment Banking
18 23 (18.25%) Finance
18 23 (18.25%) JIRA
19 19 (15.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 19 (15.08%) C++
20 18 (14.29%) XML
20 18 (14.29%) XSLT
20 18 (14.29%) WebSphere
21 16 (12.70%) Sybase
21 16 (12.70%) DevOps
22 15 (11.90%) Electronic Trading

29West
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 30 (23.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 15 (11.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 14 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 13 (10.32%) Confluence
6 4 (3.17%) IIS
6 4 (3.17%) Apache
6 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.59%) GemFire
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 52 (41.27%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) DNS
1 11 (8.73%) Firewall
2 5 (3.97%) Multicast
3 4 (3.17%) NAS
3 4 (3.17%) FCoE
3 4 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (3.17%) SAN
3 4 (3.17%) LAN
3 4 (3.17%) WAN
3 4 (3.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.97%) HBase
3 4 (3.17%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.79%) Redis
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) JIRA
2 14 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 14 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) Maven
4 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 75 (59.52%) Front Office
2 54 (42.86%) Banking
3 28 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 23 (18.25%) Finance
5 9 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.35%) Games
7 3 (2.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) International Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 60 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.84%) Development Manager
4 10 (7.94%) C++ Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Senior Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Senior Development Manager
7 7 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
8 6 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.17%) DevOps Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.38%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.59%) Administrator
11 2 (1.59%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.59%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.98%) Rendezvous
2 29 (23.02%) JMS
3 28 (22.22%) Middleware
4 18 (14.29%) XML
4 18 (14.29%) XSLT
5 14 (11.11%) Java SE
6 13 (10.32%) Java EE
7 10 (7.94%) HTML
8 9 (7.14%) WebSockets
9 8 (6.35%) .NET
10 7 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (4.76%) HTML5
12 4 (3.17%) Spring
13 3 (2.38%) REST
13 3 (2.38%) RESTful
13 3 (2.38%) Apache Flex
13 3 (2.38%) SOAP
14 2 (1.59%) WCF
14 2 (1.59%) WPF
14 2 (1.59%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 108 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.76%) Equities
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (1.59%) Derivative
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (53.97%) Linux
2 37 (29.37%) Solaris
3 28 (22.22%) UNIX
4 10 (7.94%) Windows
5 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.76%) Low Latency
2 44 (34.92%) E-Commerce
3 37 (29.37%) Multithreading
4 33 (26.19%) Risk Management
5 19 (15.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 16 (12.70%) DevOps
7 15 (11.90%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
9 9 (7.14%) Change Management
9 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.14%) TDD
9 9 (7.14%) OO
10 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.35%) Scrum
11 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (84.13%) Java
2 55 (43.65%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) C++
4 9 (7.14%) C#
5 8 (6.35%) C
5 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.56%) Python
7 6 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) VC++
8 2 (1.59%) C++/CLI
8 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) NFS
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.17%) SRDF
2 1 (0.79%) KVM
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.38%) Puppet
2 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Oracle
2 39 (30.95%) TIBCO
3 16 (12.70%) Sybase
4 14 (11.11%) JBoss
4 14 (11.11%) Informatica
5 6 (4.76%) Reuters
6 5 (3.97%) Splunk
7 4 (3.17%) DataSynapse
7 4 (3.17%) NetApp
7 4 (3.17%) EMC
7 4 (3.17%) Intel
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco
7 4 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.59%) Perforce
8 2 (1.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) Fidessa
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 25 days ago