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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 395 405 410
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Akamai 16 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.080% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.17% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 11
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £490 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 - -
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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +35 4 £463 -5.61%
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (76.36%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) Scrum
4 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.00%) Ruby
5 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 19 (34.55%) Cucumber
7 18 (32.73%) TDD
8 17 (30.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (30.91%) DevOps
9 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (29.09%) XML
10 15 (27.27%) HTML
10 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
10 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (25.45%) Linux
11 14 (25.45%) JSON
12 13 (23.64%) Maven
12 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
12 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (21.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (21.82%) Mockito
13 12 (21.82%) Hamcrest
13 12 (21.82%) nginx
13 12 (21.82%) Spring
13 12 (21.82%) UNIX
13 12 (21.82%) MySQL
13 12 (21.82%) Apache
14 11 (20.00%) HTTP

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (30.91%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 12 (21.82%) nginx
3 12 (21.82%) Apache
4 11 (20.00%) Node.js
4 11 (20.00%) CloudStack
5 5 (9.09%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) WordPress
6 3 (5.45%) CMS
7 2 (3.64%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (3.64%) Jetty
8 1 (1.82%) TorqueBox
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) SaaS
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.64%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) GitHub
6 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) Internet
3 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.64%) LDAP
5 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
2 12 (21.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (21.82%) MySQL
3 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) HBase
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) KDB
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Cucumber
2 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.64%) Maven
4 12 (21.82%) Mockito
4 12 (21.82%) Hamcrest
5 7 (12.73%) Capybara
6 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
7 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.45%) PostSharp
8 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
8 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.45%) WinDbg
8 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (3.64%) JMeter
9 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.82%) Hudson
10 1 (1.82%) Selenium
10 1 (1.82%) JIRA
10 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
General
1 2 (3.64%) Back Office
1 2 (3.64%) Advertising
1 2 (3.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Web Services
2 16 (29.09%) XML
3 15 (27.27%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) JSON
5 12 (21.82%) Spring
6 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
8 8 (14.55%) JDBC
8 8 (14.55%) Grails
8 8 (14.55%) GWT
8 8 (14.55%) Sensu
8 8 (14.55%) Sinatra
9 7 (12.73%) RESTful
10 6 (10.91%) .NET
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 6 (10.91%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (10.91%) Sass
10 6 (10.91%) CSS3
11 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Streaming Video
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) iPad
2 3 (5.45%) iPhone
3 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.64%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) IPTV
4 1 (1.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Scrum
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) TDD
4 17 (30.91%) DevOps
5 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.36%) Pair Programming
7 8 (14.55%) Security Management
8 7 (12.73%) BDD
9 6 (10.91%) Web Design
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Release Management
9 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) OO
11 4 (7.27%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (5.45%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) Ruby
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) PHP
6 9 (16.36%) Python
7 8 (14.55%) Perl
7 8 (14.55%) Groovy
8 7 (12.73%) C
9 4 (7.27%) Scala
10 3 (5.45%) C++
11 2 (3.64%) Lisp
11 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.64%) C#
11 2 (3.64%) PHP5
12 1 (1.82%) R
12 1 (1.82%) Clojure
12 1 (1.82%) Haskell
12 1 (1.82%) Erlang
12 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Varnish
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) qmail
3 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.82%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
3 1 (1.82%) Squid
3 1 (1.82%) Snort
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (20.00%) Nagios
2 11 (20.00%) Opsview
2 11 (20.00%) collectd
3 10 (18.18%) Ansible
4 6 (10.91%) Graylog2
5 3 (5.45%) Puppet
6 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Zend
5 2 (3.64%) WSO2
6 1 (1.82%) Vyatta
6 1 (1.82%) Qualys
6 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.82%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) Nokia
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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