The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 399 403 397
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Akamai 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.041% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.090% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £438
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
10564 11132 11879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 45.86% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 7089 7127
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 219 287 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Akamai
England

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 July 2014.

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 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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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
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Job
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 50 (81.97%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) Scrum
3 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.70%) TDD
5 23 (37.70%) Ruby
5 23 (37.70%) Cucumber
6 22 (36.07%) XML
7 21 (34.43%) Web Services
8 20 (32.79%) JSON
9 19 (31.15%) Maven
9 19 (31.15%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) MongoDB
9 19 (31.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (31.15%) DevOps
9 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
10 18 (29.51%) Mockito
10 18 (29.51%) Hamcrest
10 18 (29.51%) Spring
10 18 (29.51%) Tomcat
11 17 (27.87%) Hibernate
11 17 (27.87%) SQL
12 16 (26.23%) MySQL
12 16 (26.23%) Linux
12 16 (26.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (24.59%) Oracle
13 15 (24.59%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (22.95%) JDBC

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (29.51%) Tomcat
2 16 (26.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (21.31%) Apache
3 13 (21.31%) nginx
4 12 (19.67%) CloudStack
5 11 (18.03%) Node.js
6 4 (6.56%) Jetty
6 4 (6.56%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) CMS
7 2 (3.28%) WordPress
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.28%) PaaS
6 1 (1.64%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.64%) GitHub
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) HTTP
2 10 (16.39%) Internet
3 9 (14.75%) DNS
4 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
5 4 (6.56%) SSL
6 3 (4.92%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) BGP
8 1 (1.64%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) MongoDB
2 16 (26.23%) MySQL
3 15 (24.59%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (21.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.64%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) KDB
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Cucumber
2 19 (31.15%) Maven
2 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
3 18 (29.51%) Mockito
3 18 (29.51%) Hamcrest
4 5 (8.20%) Capybara
4 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.92%) Fiddler
6 3 (4.92%) WinDbg
6 3 (4.92%) PostSharp
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) JMeter
7 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.28%) Back Office
1 2 (3.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) XML
2 21 (34.43%) Web Services
3 20 (32.79%) JSON
4 19 (31.15%) HTML
5 18 (29.51%) Spring
6 17 (27.87%) Hibernate
7 14 (22.95%) JDBC
7 14 (22.95%) Grails
7 14 (22.95%) GWT
8 13 (21.31%) Sensu
9 8 (13.11%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (13.11%) Sinatra
9 8 (13.11%) CSS
10 6 (9.84%) RESTful
11 5 (8.20%) .NET
12 4 (6.56%) OAuth
12 4 (6.56%) OpenID
12 4 (6.56%) HTML5
12 4 (6.56%) CSS3
12 4 (6.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Streaming Video
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 3 (4.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.28%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.64%) MPEG
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) IPTV
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Android
4 5 (8.20%) Windows
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
6 1 (1.64%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Scrum
2 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) TDD
4 19 (31.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (31.15%) DevOps
5 11 (18.03%) Pair Programming
6 9 (14.75%) Security Management
6 9 (14.75%) Release Management
7 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (6.56%) Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.92%) OO
10 3 (4.92%) Build Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Java
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) Ruby
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
5 14 (22.95%) Groovy
6 11 (18.03%) Python
6 11 (18.03%) PHP
7 10 (16.39%) Perl
8 9 (14.75%) C
9 4 (6.56%) Scala
10 3 (4.92%) C++
10 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.28%) Lisp
11 2 (3.28%) C#
12 1 (1.64%) XQuery
12 1 (1.64%) C-shell
12 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.64%) Clojure
12 1 (1.64%) R
12 1 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Varnish
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) qmail
3 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.64%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) Snort
3 1 (1.64%) Squid
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (19.67%) collectd
2 12 (19.67%) Nagios
2 12 (19.67%) Opsview
3 10 (16.39%) Ansible
4 4 (6.56%) Graylog2
4 4 (6.56%) Puppet
5 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.64%) Nessus
6 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) JBoss
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) New Relic
4 3 (4.92%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Vyatta
5 2 (3.28%) WSO2
6 1 (1.64%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.64%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Qualys
6 1 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (1.64%) Nokia
6 1 (1.64%) Veritas
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
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