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 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 eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 408 358 412
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +54
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 8 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.096% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.21% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Average daily rate £550 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
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
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%
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
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 eSpeed 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 2 £675 +3.84%
eSpeed
England

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (94.29%) UNIX
1 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 32 (91.43%) TIBCO
2 32 (91.43%) Rendezvous
2 32 (91.43%) Fixed Income
3 30 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 30 (85.71%) Project Management
3 30 (85.71%) Change Management
3 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 30 (85.71%) Reuters
3 30 (85.71%) Python
3 30 (85.71%) Windows
3 30 (85.71%) Perl
3 30 (85.71%) SQL
3 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (85.71%) MarketAxess
3 30 (85.71%) Electronic Trading
3 30 (85.71%) Capacity Management
3 30 (85.71%) Low Latency
3 30 (85.71%) Multicast
4 5 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) MTS
4 5 (14.29%) Tradeweb
4 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (14.29%) MTS
2 2 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) Firewall
1 30 (85.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Mockito
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
1 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Support Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Applications Support
2 18 (51.43%) Linux Support
3 12 (34.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) Rendezvous
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (5.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (91.43%) Fixed Income
2 30 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) UNIX
1 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Project Management
1 30 (85.71%) Change Management
1 30 (85.71%) Electronic Trading
1 30 (85.71%) Capacity Management
1 30 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (5.71%) Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (5.71%) Scrum
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) TDD
3 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Perl
1 30 (85.71%) SQL
1 30 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) TIBCO
2 30 (85.71%) Reuters
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 30 (85.71%) MarketAxess
3 5 (14.29%) Tradeweb
4 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.71%) ION Trading