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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 379 369 391
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing 29West 49 73 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.29% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.63% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £723 £600
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
11112 11560 11525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.05% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7379 7621 7152
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 226 310
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 7 £630 +0.80% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
29West
England

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 89 (85.58%) Java
2 83 (79.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (59.62%) Front Office
4 52 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (41.35%) Linux
7 40 (38.46%) Banking
8 39 (37.50%) TIBCO
9 37 (35.58%) Multithreading
10 36 (34.62%) RMDS
11 35 (33.65%) Oracle
12 34 (32.69%) SQL
13 33 (31.73%) Rendezvous
13 33 (31.73%) Middleware
13 33 (31.73%) JMS
14 31 (29.81%) UNIX
15 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
16 24 (23.08%) Finance
16 24 (23.08%) DevOps
17 23 (22.12%) JIRA
17 23 (22.12%) Informatica
18 21 (20.19%) Investment Banking
19 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
20 18 (17.31%) TeamCity
21 17 (16.35%) FIX Protocol
21 17 (16.35%) Confluence
22 16 (15.38%) Risk Management
22 16 (15.38%) Firewall
22 16 (15.38%) DNS
22 16 (15.38%) Sybase

29West
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (16.35%) Confluence
2 14 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (10.58%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.58%) JBoss
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (34.62%) RMDS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) DNS
1 16 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) Multicast
3 3 (2.88%) NAS
3 3 (2.88%) FCoE
3 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.88%) SAN
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.88%) HTTP
4 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) HBase
5 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) JIRA
2 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 18 (17.31%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.77%) Subversion
5 4 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 62 (59.62%) Front Office
2 40 (38.46%) Banking
3 24 (23.08%) Finance
4 21 (20.19%) Investment Banking
5 14 (13.46%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.77%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (54.81%) Developer
2 46 (44.23%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 12 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
8 4 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Development Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (1.92%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.92%) Deployment Manager
10 2 (1.92%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) JMS
1 33 (31.73%) Rendezvous
1 33 (31.73%) Middleware
2 17 (16.35%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (13.46%) XML
3 14 (13.46%) XSLT
3 14 (13.46%) WebSockets
4 10 (9.62%) Java SE
4 10 (9.62%) Java EE
5 9 (8.65%) Spring
5 9 (8.65%) HTML
6 6 (5.77%) MAPI
6 6 (5.77%) HTML5
7 2 (1.92%) WinForms
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.92%) WCF
7 2 (1.92%) WPF
7 2 (1.92%) RESTful
7 2 (1.92%) .NET
7 2 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (79.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.73%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.77%) Equities
4 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.96%) Derivative
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.35%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) UNIX
3 12 (11.54%) Solaris
4 8 (7.69%) Windows
5 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 47 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.58%) Multithreading
4 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 24 (23.08%) DevOps
6 16 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (9.62%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (9.62%) Change Management
9 9 (8.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.77%) OO
11 6 (5.77%) TDD
12 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.81%) Scrum
13 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.85%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (85.58%) Java
2 34 (32.69%) SQL
3 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.73%) C++
5 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.77%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) C#
7 3 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) VC++
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.92%) C++/CLI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) NFS
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.88%) SRDF
2 2 (1.92%) KVM
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) TIBCO
2 35 (33.65%) Oracle
3 23 (22.12%) Informatica
4 16 (15.38%) Sybase
5 6 (5.77%) Reuters
6 4 (3.85%) Splunk
7 3 (2.88%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco
7 3 (2.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.88%) NetApp
7 3 (2.88%) EMC
7 3 (2.88%) Intel
8 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.92%) Perforce
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.96%) Fidessa
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