The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of eSpeed 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 eSpeed over the 3 months to 22 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 378 406 416
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 22 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.041% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
10234 11062 11870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.68% 45.64% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6485 7033 7101
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £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 217 297 330
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
eSpeed
England

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in London

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in London

eSpeed
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eSpeed across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in London

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 29 (93.55%) MarketAxess
2 28 (90.32%) Windows
3 22 (70.97%) Fixed Income
4 21 (67.74%) TIBCO
4 21 (67.74%) Rendezvous
5 20 (64.52%) Linux
5 20 (64.52%) UNIX
6 19 (61.29%) Python
6 19 (61.29%) Perl
6 19 (61.29%) SQL
6 19 (61.29%) Reuters
6 19 (61.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
6 19 (61.29%) Change Management
6 19 (61.29%) Firewall
6 19 (61.29%) Electronic Trading
6 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (61.29%) Capacity Management
6 19 (61.29%) Low Latency
6 19 (61.29%) Multicast
7 18 (58.06%) Project Management
8 11 (35.48%) ION Trading
8 11 (35.48%) Bloomberg
9 9 (29.03%) Symantec
9 9 (29.03%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (29.03%) Murex
9 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
9 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
9 9 (29.03%) DHCP
9 9 (29.03%) DNS

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
1 9 (29.03%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (6.45%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
1 19 (61.29%) Multicast
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) KDB
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Mockito
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Applications Support
2 17 (54.84%) Linux Support
3 9 (29.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Rendezvous
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Fixed Income
2 19 (61.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) UNIX
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Change Management
1 19 (61.29%) Electronic Trading
1 19 (61.29%) Capacity Management
1 19 (61.29%) Low Latency
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (6.45%) Analytics
3 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) TDD
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Python
1 19 (61.29%) Perl
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
1 9 (29.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) MarketAxess
2 21 (67.74%) TIBCO
3 19 (61.29%) Reuters
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (35.48%) ION Trading
4 11 (35.48%) Bloomberg
5 9 (29.03%) Symantec
5 9 (29.03%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (29.03%) Murex
5 9 (29.03%) AppSense
6 5 (16.13%) Altiris
7 3 (9.68%) Tradeweb
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) Sybase