The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai 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 Akamai over the 3 months to 29 May 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 395 375 391
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Akamai 7 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 0.30% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 8
Average daily rate
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£404 £428 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £413 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Akamai
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
9766 10042 9933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6422 6551 6241
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 209 293
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in London

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in London

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in London

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the London region.

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in London

Akamai
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 Akamai within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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 +14 3 £350 -18.60% 1
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Akamai 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 Akamai.

1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Ruby
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (50.00%) DevOps
6 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
6 17 (47.22%) DNS
6 17 (47.22%) VMware
7 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
7 15 (41.67%) Python
7 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 13 (36.11%) MySQL
9 12 (33.33%) Apache
9 12 (33.33%) Puppet
9 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (30.56%) collectd
10 11 (30.56%) Nagios
10 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
10 11 (30.56%) HTML
11 10 (27.78%) Perl
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle
11 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
11 10 (27.78%) nginx
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.78%) TDD
11 10 (27.78%) Subversion
11 10 (27.78%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (27.78%) Sinatra

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 12 (33.33%) Apache
3 10 (27.78%) nginx
3 10 (27.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (19.44%) Jetty
5 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
5 5 (13.89%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (5.56%) CloudStack
6 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.78%) CMS
7 1 (2.78%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (13.89%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (8.33%) Heroku
5 3 (8.33%) Engine Yard
5 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (8.33%) Redis
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.78%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) Maven
5 5 (13.89%) Gradle
5 5 (13.89%) Capybara
5 5 (13.89%) IntelliJ
5 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.89%) Mockito
5 5 (13.89%) Hamcrest
5 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) Sinatra
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) GWT
4 6 (16.67%) OAuth
4 6 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.67%) Sensu
4 6 (16.67%) Akka
4 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (13.89%) CSS3
5 5 (13.89%) Sass
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) JDBC
5 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 5 (13.89%) Spring
5 5 (13.89%) Grails
5 5 (13.89%) JSON
6 3 (8.33%) Memcached
6 3 (8.33%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Android
3 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
5 4 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Web Design
7 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Ruby
3 15 (41.67%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) Perl
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) Scala
7 6 (16.67%) Groovy
8 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
9 3 (8.33%) Korn
10 1 (2.78%) VBScript
10 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Puppet
2 11 (30.56%) collectd
2 11 (30.56%) Nagios
3 8 (22.22%) Opsview
3 8 (22.22%) Graphite
3 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (16.67%) Ansible
5 5 (13.89%) Graylog
6 3 (8.33%) Cobbler
7 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
7 2 (5.56%) Icinga
8 1 (2.78%) SCOM
8 1 (2.78%) FreeIPA
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) F5
4 5 (13.89%) New Relic
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk