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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 562 488 591
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +103
Contract jobs citing 29West 52 90 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.17% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.37% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 7
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£650 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £720 £610
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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -24 51 £650 +4.00% 5
England -58 51 £650 +4.00% 5
City of London -11 10 £630 +0.80% 1
Docklands, London - - - -

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 99 (84.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 98 (83.76%) Java
3 73 (62.39%) Front Office
4 59 (50.43%) Low Latency
5 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (45.30%) Linux
7 52 (44.44%) SQL
8 51 (43.59%) Oracle
9 47 (40.17%) RMDS
10 45 (38.46%) Banking
11 43 (36.75%) Multithreading
12 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
13 35 (29.91%) TIBCO
14 32 (27.35%) Rendezvous
14 32 (27.35%) Middleware
15 29 (24.79%) JMS
16 27 (23.08%) UNIX
17 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
18 24 (20.51%) Finance
19 23 (19.66%) Investment Banking
19 23 (19.66%) Solaris
19 23 (19.66%) JIRA
20 22 (18.80%) Oracle Coherence
20 22 (18.80%) DevOps
20 22 (18.80%) Informatica
21 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
22 17 (14.53%) TeamCity
22 17 (14.53%) WebSphere
22 17 (14.53%) XML
22 17 (14.53%) XSLT

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (18.80%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (14.53%) WebSphere
3 16 (13.68%) Confluence
4 14 (11.97%) WebLogic
5 11 (9.40%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (2.56%) IIS
6 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (40.17%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) DNS
1 14 (11.97%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) Multicast
3 3 (2.56%) NAS
3 3 (2.56%) FCoE
3 3 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.56%) SAN
3 3 (2.56%) LAN
3 3 (2.56%) WAN
3 3 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (1.71%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.56%) HBase
5 2 (1.71%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) JIRA
2 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 17 (14.53%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.98%) Subversion
5 4 (3.42%) Maven
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 73 (62.39%) Front Office
2 45 (38.46%) Banking
3 24 (20.51%) Finance
4 23 (19.66%) Investment Banking
5 12 (10.26%) Financial Institution
6 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.84%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Developer
2 51 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Development Manager
4 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Development Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 4 (3.42%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.56%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Administrator
11 2 (1.71%) Support Specialist
11 2 (1.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) Rendezvous
1 32 (27.35%) Middleware
2 29 (24.79%) JMS
3 17 (14.53%) XML
3 17 (14.53%) XSLT
4 14 (11.97%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (11.11%) Java SE
5 13 (11.11%) Java EE
6 12 (10.26%) WebSockets
7 9 (7.69%) HTML
8 8 (6.84%) Spring
9 6 (5.13%) HTML5
10 4 (3.42%) .NET
11 3 (2.56%) MAPI
11 3 (2.56%) WinForms
11 3 (2.56%) REST
11 3 (2.56%) WCF
11 3 (2.56%) WPF
12 2 (1.71%) RESTful
12 2 (1.71%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 99 (84.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.84%) Fixed Income
3 7 (5.98%) Equities
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.30%) Linux
2 27 (23.08%) UNIX
3 23 (19.66%) Solaris
4 9 (7.69%) Windows
5 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.43%) Low Latency
2 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (36.75%) Multithreading
4 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
5 25 (21.37%) Risk Management
6 22 (18.80%) DevOps
7 13 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (8.55%) Change Management
9 9 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 8 (6.84%) OO
11 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.13%) TDD
12 6 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.27%) Scrum
13 5 (4.27%) Data Modelling
14 4 (3.42%) Knowledge Management
14 4 (3.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 98 (83.76%) Java
2 52 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.84%) C++
4 6 (5.13%) Perl
5 5 (4.27%) C#
6 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.56%) C++/CLI
7 3 (2.56%) C
7 3 (2.56%) VC++
7 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) NFS
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.56%) SRDF
2 2 (1.71%) KVM
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) Oracle
2 35 (29.91%) TIBCO
3 22 (18.80%) Informatica
4 17 (14.53%) Sybase
5 14 (11.97%) JBoss
6 7 (5.98%) Reuters
7 4 (3.42%) Splunk
8 3 (2.56%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.56%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.56%) Perforce
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco
8 3 (2.56%) IBM
8 3 (2.56%) NetApp
8 3 (2.56%) EMC
8 3 (2.56%) Intel
9 2 (1.71%) VMware
10 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.85%) Fidessa
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