The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 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 GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GigaSpaces
Rank 395 415 407
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GigaSpaces
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
10071 10275 9914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 43.98% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6701 6237
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 214 292
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 28 May 2015. 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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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
Hayes - 1 £425 -
GigaSpaces
England

GigaSpaces
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Grid Computing
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) W3C
4 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
4 2 (33.33%) RUP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Process
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) .NET

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) RUP
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft