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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 570 506 591
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +85
Contract jobs citing 29West 47 84 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.16% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.34% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 68 5
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£650 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £550 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £725 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - -
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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

29West Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

29West
Top 4 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 1 October 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 -28 46 £650 - 5
England -56 46 £650 - 5
City of London +10 8 £630 +0.80% 2
Docklands, London - - - -

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 100 (86.21%) Java
2 97 (83.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 74 (63.79%) Front Office
4 59 (50.86%) Low Latency
5 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (43.97%) Linux
7 49 (42.24%) SQL
8 48 (41.38%) Oracle
9 47 (40.52%) Banking
9 47 (40.52%) RMDS
10 43 (37.07%) Multithreading
11 36 (31.03%) E-Commerce
12 35 (30.17%) TIBCO
13 32 (27.59%) Rendezvous
14 31 (26.72%) Middleware
14 31 (26.72%) JMS
15 27 (23.28%) UNIX
15 27 (23.28%) Finance
16 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
17 23 (19.83%) Investment Banking
17 23 (19.83%) JIRA
17 23 (19.83%) DevOps
18 22 (18.97%) Solaris
18 22 (18.97%) Informatica
19 21 (18.10%) Oracle Coherence
20 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
21 18 (15.52%) TeamCity
22 17 (14.66%) Confluence
22 17 (14.66%) XML
22 17 (14.66%) XSLT

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (18.10%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (14.66%) Confluence
2 17 (14.66%) WebSphere
3 14 (12.07%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.48%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Apache
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (40.52%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) Firewall
1 15 (12.93%) DNS
2 5 (4.31%) Multicast
3 3 (2.59%) FCoE
3 3 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.59%) NAS
3 3 (2.59%) LAN
3 3 (2.59%) WAN
3 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) SAN
4 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.59%) HBase
5 2 (1.72%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) JIRA
2 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.52%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.03%) Subversion
5 4 (3.45%) Maven
6 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.86%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 74 (63.79%) Front Office
2 47 (40.52%) Banking
3 27 (23.28%) Finance
4 23 (19.83%) Investment Banking
5 13 (11.21%) Financial Institution
6 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.90%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Developer
2 53 (45.69%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Development Manager
4 12 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Senior Development Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Architect
10 4 (3.45%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
11 3 (2.59%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.72%) Support Specialist
12 2 (1.72%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.59%) Rendezvous
2 31 (26.72%) Middleware
2 31 (26.72%) JMS
3 17 (14.66%) XML
3 17 (14.66%) XSLT
4 14 (12.07%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (11.21%) Java SE
5 13 (11.21%) Java EE
5 13 (11.21%) WebSockets
6 9 (7.76%) HTML
7 8 (6.90%) Spring
8 6 (5.17%) HTML5
9 4 (3.45%) .NET
10 3 (2.59%) REST
10 3 (2.59%) WCF
10 3 (2.59%) WPF
10 3 (2.59%) WinForms
10 3 (2.59%) MAPI
11 2 (1.72%) SOAP
11 2 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 97 (83.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.03%) Equities
4 6 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.86%) Open Source
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 27 (23.28%) UNIX
3 22 (18.97%) Solaris
4 7 (6.03%) Windows
5 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Low Latency
2 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.07%) Multithreading
4 36 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 24 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 23 (19.83%) DevOps
7 13 (11.21%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading
9 11 (9.48%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 10 (8.62%) Change Management
11 8 (6.90%) OO
12 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.17%) Automated Testing
14 5 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.31%) TDD
15 4 (3.45%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
15 4 (3.45%) Scrum
16 3 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 100 (86.21%) Java
2 49 (42.24%) SQL
3 9 (7.76%) C++
4 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.31%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) C
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
6 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.59%) C++/CLI
7 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.59%) VC++
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.59%) SRDF
1 3 (2.59%) NFS
2 2 (1.72%) Xen
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) KVM
2 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Salt
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (41.38%) Oracle
2 35 (30.17%) TIBCO
3 22 (18.97%) Informatica
4 15 (12.93%) Sybase
5 14 (12.07%) JBoss
6 7 (6.03%) Reuters
7 4 (3.45%) Splunk
8 3 (2.59%) Perforce
8 3 (2.59%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.59%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.59%) NetApp
8 3 (2.59%) EMC
8 3 (2.59%) Intel
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco
8 3 (2.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) VMware
10 1 (0.86%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Fidessa
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