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 16 September 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 394 413 417
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Akamai 21 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.076% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Average daily rate
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£469 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 - -
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
11218 11594 12022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7224 7528 7319
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 261 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 September 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 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 2 £463 -5.61% 2
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (78.72%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) Ruby
5 20 (42.55%) Cucumber
6 17 (36.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
6 17 (36.17%) Scrum
7 16 (34.04%) Web Services
7 16 (34.04%) HTML
8 15 (31.91%) TDD
9 14 (29.79%) CSS
9 14 (29.79%) DevOps
10 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
11 12 (25.53%) Linux
11 12 (25.53%) Sinatra
11 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (23.40%) Capybara
12 11 (23.40%) Apache
12 11 (23.40%) XML
12 11 (23.40%) VMware
12 11 (23.40%) nginx
13 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
13 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (21.28%) Open Source
13 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (21.28%) Maven
13 10 (21.28%) Web Design
13 10 (21.28%) Nagios
13 10 (21.28%) IntelliJ

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (36.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 11 (23.40%) nginx
4 9 (19.15%) CloudStack
5 8 (17.02%) Node.js
6 5 (10.64%) IIS
7 4 (8.51%) Jetty
8 3 (6.38%) WordPress
8 3 (6.38%) CMS
9 2 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) HTTP
3 6 (12.77%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
1 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) HBase
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Cucumber
2 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) Capybara
4 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
4 10 (21.28%) IntelliJ
4 10 (21.28%) Maven
5 9 (19.15%) Mockito
5 9 (19.15%) Hamcrest
6 3 (6.38%) WinDbg
6 3 (6.38%) Fiddler
6 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.38%) PostSharp
7 2 (4.26%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.13%) Hudson
8 1 (2.13%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
1 2 (4.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) Sinatra
4 11 (23.40%) XML
5 10 (21.28%) CSS3
5 10 (21.28%) Sass
5 10 (21.28%) HTML5
6 9 (19.15%) Spring
6 9 (19.15%) JSON
7 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
9 6 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (12.77%) .NET
10 5 (10.64%) JDBC
10 5 (10.64%) Grails
10 5 (10.64%) GWT
10 5 (10.64%) Sensu
11 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.38%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Open Source
2 5 (10.64%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) IPTV
5 1 (2.13%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Scrum
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 14 (29.79%) DevOps
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (21.28%) Web Design
6 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.89%) Security Management
8 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.64%) BDD
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.51%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (6.38%) Release Management
12 3 (6.38%) Memory Management
12 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (4.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) Ruby
4 9 (19.15%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
7 5 (10.64%) C
7 5 (10.64%) Groovy
8 3 (6.38%) Scala
9 2 (4.26%) PHP5
10 1 (2.13%) Haskell
10 1 (2.13%) Erlang
10 1 (2.13%) Clojure
10 1 (2.13%) R
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) XQuery
10 1 (2.13%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Varnish
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Nagios
1 10 (21.28%) collectd
1 10 (21.28%) Graylog2
1 10 (21.28%) Opsview
2 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.02%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) New Relic
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) Zend
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Vyatta
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Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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