The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 29West products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 29West over the 3 months to 26 February 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 29West Inc.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
29West
Rank 553 523 511
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing 29West 19 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 28
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£625 £650 £621
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £593 £568
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23541 23256 21328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.64% 45.69% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13531 12682 11169
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 989 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

29West
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 29West within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

29West Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

29West
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 29West within the UK.

29West Daily Rate Trend in the UK

29West
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 29West within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

29West Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

29West
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 29West within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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
London -29 19 £625 -3.84% 7
England -37 19 £625 -3.84% 7
City of London -6 6 £675 +8.00% 4

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 29West 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 29West.

1 56 (91.80%) Java
2 47 (77.05%) Low Latency
3 46 (75.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 45 (73.77%) Front Office
5 36 (59.02%) Multithreading
6 33 (54.10%) TIBCO
7 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (44.26%) Rendezvous
8 27 (44.26%) JMS
9 25 (40.98%) Oracle
10 24 (39.34%) UNIX
11 22 (36.07%) TIBCO EMS
12 21 (34.43%) FIX Protocol
12 21 (34.43%) Linux
13 19 (31.15%) Finance
13 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
14 18 (29.51%) Banking
15 17 (27.87%) RMDS
15 17 (27.87%) SQL
16 14 (22.95%) Middleware
17 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
18 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
18 11 (18.03%) Algorithmic Trading
18 11 (18.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
18 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
19 10 (16.39%) HTML
19 10 (16.39%) Sybase
19 10 (16.39%) Informatica
19 10 (16.39%) JIRA
20 9 (14.75%) Spring

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 29West 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 29West. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (36.07%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (9.84%) Confluence
3 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 17 (27.87%) RMDS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.64%) NAS
2 1 (1.64%) FCoE
2 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.64%) Multicast
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
2 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Subversion
5 6 (9.84%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
General
1 45 (73.77%) Front Office
2 19 (31.15%) Finance
3 18 (29.51%) Banking
4 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 36 (59.02%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (1.64%) Java Programmer
6 1 (1.64%) Architect
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.64%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.64%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) JMS
1 27 (44.26%) Rendezvous
2 21 (34.43%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (22.95%) Middleware
4 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) Spring
6 6 (9.84%) WebSockets
6 6 (9.84%) MAPI
7 5 (8.20%) HTML5
8 4 (6.56%) JDBC
9 2 (3.28%) .NET
9 2 (3.28%) CSS
9 2 (3.28%) Java EE
10 1 (1.64%) Apache Axis
10 1 (1.64%) XML
10 1 (1.64%) XSLT
10 1 (1.64%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (75.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.92%) Equities
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) UNIX
2 21 (34.43%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Low Latency
2 36 (59.02%) Multithreading
3 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (18.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.48%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (9.84%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.92%) OO
9 3 (4.92%) TDD
9 3 (4.92%) Market Making
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.28%) Change Management
10 2 (3.28%) Web Development
10 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) C#
5 8 (13.11%) C++
6 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.20%) C
8 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) NFS
1 1 (1.64%) Xen
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.64%) SRDF
1 1 (1.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.64%) Salt
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) TIBCO
2 25 (40.98%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Sybase
3 10 (16.39%) Informatica
4 4 (6.56%) Murex
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
6 2 (3.28%) Calypso
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Intel
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.64%) NetApp
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) DataSynapse
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £675 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £725 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago