The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ultra Messaging over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
Rank 386 329 365
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +36
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 17 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.95% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 31
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£625 £700 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £623 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £875 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate - £700 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ultra Messaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Ultra Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ultra Messaging across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ultra Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ultra Messaging
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ultra Messaging Daily Rate Trend in London

Ultra Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ultra Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ultra Messaging
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 Ultra Messaging within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London -6 5 £625 -10.71%
Docklands, London -4 1 £650 -
Ultra Messaging
England

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ultra Messaging 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 Ultra Messaging.

1 46 (77.97%) Java
2 35 (59.32%) Linux
3 33 (55.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (54.24%) Banking
4 32 (54.24%) Low Latency
5 31 (52.54%) Front Office
6 28 (47.46%) TIBCO
7 27 (45.76%) C++
8 26 (44.07%) Finance
9 24 (40.68%) C#
10 23 (38.98%) Multithreading
11 19 (32.20%) Rendezvous
12 18 (30.51%) Oracle
12 18 (30.51%) JMS
13 16 (27.12%) SQL
13 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (27.12%) RMDS
14 15 (25.42%) HTML
15 14 (23.73%) TIBCO EMS
16 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
17 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
17 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
18 11 (18.64%) Middleware
18 11 (18.64%) FIX Protocol
19 10 (16.95%) XML
19 10 (16.95%) XSLT
19 10 (16.95%) UNIX
20 9 (15.25%) Sybase
21 8 (13.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
22 7 (11.86%) HTML5

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ultra Messaging 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 Ultra Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.69%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (27.12%) RMDS
2 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) Multicast
2 5 (8.47%) FCoE
2 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.47%) NAS
2 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
2 5 (8.47%) SAN
2 5 (8.47%) LAN
2 5 (8.47%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) HBase
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (54.24%) Banking
2 31 (52.54%) Front Office
3 26 (44.07%) Finance
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) C++ Developer
4 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Middleware Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Messaging Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Rendezvous
2 18 (30.51%) JMS
3 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 14 (23.73%) TIBCO EMS
5 11 (18.64%) Middleware
5 11 (18.64%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (16.95%) XML
6 10 (16.95%) XSLT
7 7 (11.86%) HTML5
8 5 (8.47%) Java EE
9 4 (6.78%) CSS
10 2 (3.39%) JDBC
10 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (3.39%) Spring
10 2 (3.39%) Java SE
11 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Low Latency
2 23 (38.98%) Multithreading
3 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (8.47%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (5.08%) Functional Programming
8 3 (5.08%) Workflow
9 1 (1.69%) Garbage Collection
9 1 (1.69%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.69%) Market Making
9 1 (1.69%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.69%) Web Development
9 1 (1.69%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.69%) TDD
9 1 (1.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) C++
3 24 (40.68%) C#
4 16 (27.12%) SQL
5 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) C
7 5 (8.47%) Python
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) KVM
1 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.47%) SRDF
1 5 (8.47%) Xen
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.69%) Netcool
1 1 (1.69%) Control-M
1 1 (1.69%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) TIBCO
2 18 (30.51%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) Sybase
4 7 (11.86%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) DataSynapse
6 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 5 (8.47%) Informatica
6 5 (8.47%) NetApp
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
6 5 (8.47%) EMC
6 5 (8.47%) Intel
7 4 (6.78%) Currenex
8 2 (3.39%) Murex
8 2 (3.39%) Solace
9 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.69%) CA
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) Remedy