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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 560 535 530
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing 29West 32 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.068% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 26
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£600 £663 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £700 £678
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 +10 31 £600 -9.43% 2
England -32 31 £600 -9.43% 2
City of London -10 5 £500 -20.00% 1

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 68 (80.95%) Java
2 56 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (65.48%) Front Office
4 48 (57.14%) Low Latency
5 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (50.00%) TIBCO
7 40 (47.62%) Multithreading
8 36 (42.86%) Linux
9 33 (39.29%) UNIX
9 33 (39.29%) Rendezvous
10 32 (38.10%) Middleware
11 31 (36.90%) Oracle
12 27 (32.14%) FIX Protocol
13 25 (29.76%) Banking
13 25 (29.76%) Finance
13 25 (29.76%) Informatica
13 25 (29.76%) JMS
14 23 (27.38%) SQL
14 23 (27.38%) JIRA
15 21 (25.00%) RMDS
15 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 21 (25.00%) DevOps
16 20 (23.81%) TeamCity
17 19 (22.62%) TIBCO EMS
18 18 (21.43%) Confluence
19 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
20 15 (17.86%) DNS
20 15 (17.86%) Sybase
20 15 (17.86%) Firewall
20 15 (17.86%) WebSockets

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (22.62%) TIBCO EMS
2 18 (21.43%) Confluence
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (25.00%) RMDS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
1 15 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) Multicast
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.38%) NAS
3 2 (2.38%) FCoE
3 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) JIRA
2 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (23.81%) TeamCity
4 8 (9.52%) Subversion
5 6 (7.14%) Maven
6 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.19%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) NUnit
7 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 55 (65.48%) Front Office
2 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 25 (29.76%) Banking
3 13 (15.48%) Financial Institution
4 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.19%) International Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (54.76%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.38%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Production Support Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) Rendezvous
2 32 (38.10%) Middleware
3 27 (32.14%) FIX Protocol
4 25 (29.76%) JMS
5 15 (17.86%) WebSockets
6 12 (14.29%) HTML
7 11 (13.10%) Spring
8 6 (7.14%) MAPI
8 6 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) .NET
9 5 (5.95%) JDBC
10 3 (3.57%) XML
10 3 (3.57%) XSLT
10 3 (3.57%) WinForms
10 3 (3.57%) Java EE
10 3 (3.57%) WCF
10 3 (3.57%) WPF
11 2 (2.38%) CSS
12 1 (1.19%) Apache Axis
12 1 (1.19%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.95%) Equities
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.86%) Linux
2 33 (39.29%) UNIX
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.62%) Multithreading
4 21 (25.00%) DevOps
5 16 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.10%) Algorithmic Trading
7 9 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 7 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.57%) Market Making
12 3 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.57%) OOP
12 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.57%) Scrum
12 3 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) Java
2 23 (27.38%) SQL
3 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (9.52%) C++
6 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.57%) C++/CLI
8 3 (3.57%) VC++
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) NFS
1 2 (2.38%) Xen
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.38%) SRDF
1 2 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 31 (36.90%) Oracle
3 25 (29.76%) Informatica
4 15 (17.86%) Sybase
5 6 (7.14%) Splunk
6 5 (5.95%) Reuters
7 4 (4.76%) Murex
8 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.57%) Perforce
9 2 (2.38%) VMware
9 2 (2.38%) DataSynapse
9 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.38%) NetApp
9 2 (2.38%) Calypso
9 2 (2.38%) EMC
9 2 (2.38%) Intel
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) IBM
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat