The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GigaSpaces
Rank - 415 425
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.009% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £563
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%
GigaSpaces
England

GigaSpaces
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GigaSpaces Jobs Demand Trend in London

GigaSpaces
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GigaSpaces Daily Rate Trend in London

GigaSpaces
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Derivative
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) OO
2 12 (92.31%) JBoss
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) RDBMS
2 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) Refactoring
2 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) JPA
2 12 (92.31%) Scala
2 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (7.69%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) RDBMS
1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Senior Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Scala Developer
3 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
4 8 (61.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) JPA
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Derivative
2 12 (92.31%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Refactoring
1 12 (92.31%) Unit Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) OO
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) Ruby
2 12 (92.31%) Scala
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO