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 29 December 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 382 384 352
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing 29West 31 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 26
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£600 £663 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £700 £678
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
10069 10908 9684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.58% 45.84% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6821 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 235 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -11 5 £500 -20.00% 1
29West
England

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 68 (82.93%) Java
2 55 (67.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 54 (65.85%) Front Office
4 48 (58.54%) Low Latency
5 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (50.00%) TIBCO
7 38 (46.34%) Multithreading
8 36 (43.90%) Linux
9 33 (40.24%) UNIX
10 32 (39.02%) Rendezvous
10 32 (39.02%) Middleware
11 30 (36.59%) Oracle
12 27 (32.93%) FIX Protocol
13 25 (30.49%) Banking
13 25 (30.49%) Informatica
13 25 (30.49%) JMS
14 24 (29.27%) Finance
15 21 (25.61%) RMDS
15 21 (25.61%) JIRA
15 21 (25.61%) SQL
15 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
15 21 (25.61%) DevOps
16 19 (23.17%) TeamCity
16 19 (23.17%) TIBCO EMS
17 17 (20.73%) Confluence
18 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
19 15 (18.29%) DNS
19 15 (18.29%) Firewall
19 15 (18.29%) WebSockets
19 15 (18.29%) Relational Database

29West
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (23.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 17 (20.73%) Confluence
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (4.88%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (25.61%) RMDS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
1 15 (18.29%) DNS
2 4 (4.88%) Multicast
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.44%) NAS
3 2 (2.44%) FCoE
3 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) JIRA
1 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.17%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.54%) Subversion
4 6 (7.32%) Maven
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 54 (65.85%) Front Office
2 25 (30.49%) Banking
3 24 (29.27%) Finance
4 13 (15.85%) Financial Institution
5 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.22%) International Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 31 (37.80%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (4.88%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.88%) DevOps Manager
7 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.44%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Production Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Rendezvous
1 32 (39.02%) Middleware
2 27 (32.93%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (30.49%) JMS
4 15 (18.29%) WebSockets
5 12 (14.63%) HTML
6 11 (13.41%) Spring
7 6 (7.32%) MAPI
7 6 (7.32%) HTML5
8 5 (6.10%) JDBC
9 3 (3.66%) .NET
9 3 (3.66%) XML
9 3 (3.66%) XSLT
9 3 (3.66%) Java EE
10 2 (2.44%) CSS
10 2 (2.44%) WinForms
10 2 (2.44%) WCF
10 2 (2.44%) WPF
11 1 (1.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (67.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.10%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.88%) Equities
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 33 (40.24%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Low Latency
2 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.34%) Multithreading
4 21 (25.61%) DevOps
5 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.41%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.10%) OO
10 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.66%) OOP
11 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
11 3 (3.66%) TDD
12 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (82.93%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.20%) C#
5 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.32%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) Perl
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) VC++
8 2 (2.44%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.22%) C
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) NFS
1 2 (2.44%) Xen
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) SRDF
1 2 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 30 (36.59%) Oracle
3 25 (30.49%) Informatica
4 14 (17.07%) Sybase
5 6 (7.32%) Splunk
6 4 (4.88%) Reuters
6 4 (4.88%) Murex
7 2 (2.44%) Calypso
7 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 2 (2.44%) Intel
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco
7 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.44%) Perforce
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.44%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat