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 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 GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GigaSpaces
Rank 402 378 419
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +41
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.010% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 - -
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%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GigaSpaces across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

GigaSpaces Daily Rate Histogram in London

GigaSpaces
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 GigaSpaces 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
Hayes - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
GigaSpaces
England

GigaSpaces
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (98.15%) Ruby
3 46 (85.19%) Spring
3 46 (85.19%) SQL
4 45 (83.33%) Oracle
4 45 (83.33%) RDBMS
4 45 (83.33%) Hibernate
4 45 (83.33%) Unit Testing
4 45 (83.33%) Relational Database
5 44 (81.48%) Derivative
6 43 (79.63%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (79.63%) Refactoring
6 43 (79.63%) Regression Testing
6 43 (79.63%) Perl
6 43 (79.63%) Python
6 43 (79.63%) OO
7 36 (66.67%) UNIX
8 35 (64.81%) JBoss
8 35 (64.81%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (64.81%) JPA
8 35 (64.81%) Open Source
9 34 (62.96%) Scala
10 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 18 (33.33%) C#
10 18 (33.33%) Web Services
10 18 (33.33%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.37%) Maven
12 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.52%) JAX-WS

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.85%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) AMQP
1 10 (18.52%) Kerberos
1 10 (18.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 45 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Maven
2 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.85%) Banking
1 1 (1.85%) Front Office
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) Developer
2 53 (98.15%) Senior Developer
3 32 (59.26%) Scala Developer
3 32 (59.26%) Java Developer
4 31 (57.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Architect
5 10 (18.52%) Architect
6 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (14.81%) UI Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Senior UI Developer
6 8 (14.81%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (85.19%) Spring
2 45 (83.33%) Hibernate
3 35 (64.81%) JPA
4 18 (33.33%) Web Services
4 18 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (18.52%) JAX-WS
5 10 (18.52%) Java EE
5 10 (18.52%) REST
5 10 (18.52%) Middleware
6 8 (14.81%) WPF
7 1 (1.85%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.85%) JMS
7 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (81.48%) Derivative
2 35 (64.81%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 43 (79.63%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (79.63%) Refactoring
2 43 (79.63%) Regression Testing
2 43 (79.63%) OO
3 35 (64.81%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 8 (14.81%) MVVM
6 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.85%) System Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Scrum
7 1 (1.85%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (98.15%) Ruby
3 46 (85.19%) SQL
4 43 (79.63%) Perl
4 43 (79.63%) Python
5 34 (62.96%) Scala
6 18 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Oracle
2 35 (64.81%) JBoss
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) TIBCO