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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 374 362 411
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +49
Contract jobs citing Akamai 42 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.077% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.17% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 8
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
11024 10158 12136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 46.21% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7174 6441 7336
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 251 306
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.10 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 4 £430 +26.47%
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 39 (73.58%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) Ruby
3 23 (43.40%) Scrum
4 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (41.51%) Web Services
5 20 (37.74%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) UNIX
5 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
5 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (37.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (35.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (35.85%) Nagios
7 18 (33.96%) XML
7 18 (33.96%) collectd
8 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
8 17 (32.08%) TDD
9 16 (30.19%) JSON
9 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
9 16 (30.19%) HTML
9 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
9 16 (30.19%) CloudStack
10 15 (28.30%) Oracle
11 14 (26.42%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) Apache
11 14 (26.42%) Spring
11 14 (26.42%) Maven
11 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
11 14 (26.42%) MongoDB

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (37.74%) Tomcat
1 20 (37.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (30.19%) CloudStack
3 14 (26.42%) Apache
3 14 (26.42%) nginx
4 9 (16.98%) Node.js
5 4 (7.55%) Jetty
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) HTTP
3 7 (13.21%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) SSL
5 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.66%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (26.42%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.64%) MySQL
3 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Cucumber
2 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (26.42%) Maven
3 14 (26.42%) Mockito
3 14 (26.42%) Hamcrest
4 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.66%) Capybara
4 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.77%) Advertising
1 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Architect
4 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Integration Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Web Services
2 18 (33.96%) XML
3 16 (30.19%) JSON
3 16 (30.19%) HTML
4 14 (26.42%) Spring
4 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
5 13 (24.53%) GWT
5 13 (24.53%) Grails
5 13 (24.53%) JDBC
6 7 (13.21%) Sinatra
7 5 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (7.55%) OAuth
9 3 (5.66%) SOAP
9 3 (5.66%) CSS
9 3 (5.66%) OpenID
9 3 (5.66%) HTML5
9 3 (5.66%) Sass
9 3 (5.66%) Android SDK
9 3 (5.66%) CSS3
10 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Streaming Video
2 3 (5.66%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.77%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
1 20 (37.74%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) SUSE
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Scrum
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (32.08%) TDD
5 10 (18.87%) Security Management
5 10 (18.87%) Pair Programming
6 7 (13.21%) Release Management
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.66%) Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) BDD
9 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.77%) Metadata Management
10 2 (3.77%) Analytics
10 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) Ruby
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.42%) SQL
5 13 (24.53%) Groovy
6 8 (15.09%) Perl
7 7 (13.21%) PHP
7 7 (13.21%) Python
8 6 (11.32%) C
9 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.77%) C#
10 2 (3.77%) C++
11 1 (1.89%) Lisp
11 1 (1.89%) Korn
11 1 (1.89%) C-shell
11 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Varnish
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Squid
3 1 (1.89%) Xen
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) Snort
3 1 (1.89%) qmail
3 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.89%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (35.85%) Nagios
3 18 (33.96%) collectd
4 5 (9.43%) Ansible
5 3 (5.66%) Puppet
5 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Foundry
3 10 (18.87%) Vyatta
4 5 (9.43%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) New Relic
6 2 (3.77%) WSO2
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Nokia
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Siebel
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Qualys
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