The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
29West
Rank 524 520 540
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing 29West 63 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.050% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 41
Average daily rate £663 £650 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £750 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +16 63 £663 +1.92% 13
England -48 63 £663 +1.92% 13
City of London +4 25 £650 +4.00% 6

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (88.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 82 (84.54%) Java
3 64 (65.98%) Low Latency
4 61 (62.89%) Linux
4 61 (62.89%) Front Office
5 53 (54.64%) Oracle
6 52 (53.61%) SQL
7 45 (46.39%) RMDS
8 43 (44.33%) Solaris
9 39 (40.21%) Banking
10 34 (35.05%) Oracle Coherence
11 33 (34.02%) Multithreading
11 33 (34.02%) E-Commerce
12 32 (32.99%) TIBCO
12 32 (32.99%) Rendezvous
13 30 (30.93%) Risk Management
14 26 (26.80%) C++
14 26 (26.80%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 21 (21.65%) UNIX
16 20 (20.62%) Finance
17 18 (18.56%) TIBCO EMS
17 18 (18.56%) JMS
17 18 (18.56%) Sybase
17 18 (18.56%) Middleware
18 14 (14.43%) C
19 13 (13.40%) Investment Banking
20 12 (12.37%) JIRA
21 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
21 11 (11.34%) XML
21 11 (11.34%) XSLT

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (35.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (18.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.25%) Apache
4 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.09%) GemFire
6 2 (2.06%) Confluence
6 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.03%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 45 (46.39%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) FCoE
1 8 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (8.25%) Multicast
1 8 (8.25%) NAS
1 8 (8.25%) SAN
1 8 (8.25%) LAN
1 8 (8.25%) WAN
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Hadoop
1 9 (9.28%) HBase
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Hazelcast
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.06%) Redis
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) JIRA
2 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.09%) NUnit
3 3 (3.09%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (62.89%) Front Office
2 39 (40.21%) Banking
3 20 (20.62%) Finance
4 13 (13.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.19%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Games
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 46 (47.42%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.68%) Development Manager
4 10 (10.31%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) C++ Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Development Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Programmer
9 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.06%) C# Programmer
10 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.06%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.06%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.06%) Java Programmer
10 2 (2.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) Rendezvous
2 18 (18.56%) JMS
2 18 (18.56%) Middleware
3 11 (11.34%) XML
3 11 (11.34%) XSLT
4 10 (10.31%) HTML
5 9 (9.28%) .NET
6 4 (4.12%) Java SE
7 3 (3.09%) Java EE
8 2 (2.06%) REST
8 2 (2.06%) WebSockets
8 2 (2.06%) JavaFX
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
9 1 (1.03%) Swing
9 1 (1.03%) SOAP
9 1 (1.03%) RESTful
9 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.03%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 86 (88.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.09%) Equities
2 3 (3.09%) Credit Derivative
2 3 (3.09%) Derivative
2 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.89%) Linux
2 43 (44.33%) Solaris
3 21 (21.65%) UNIX
4 11 (11.34%) Windows
5 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.98%) Low Latency
2 33 (34.02%) Multithreading
2 33 (34.02%) E-Commerce
3 30 (30.93%) Risk Management
4 26 (26.80%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (9.28%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.25%) TDD
6 8 (8.25%) Benchmarking
7 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.22%) Algorithmic Trading
7 7 (7.22%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) OO
9 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.12%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (84.54%) Java
2 52 (53.61%) SQL
3 26 (26.80%) C++
4 14 (14.43%) C
5 9 (9.28%) C#
5 9 (9.28%) Python
6 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) SRDF
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (8.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
1 2 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Oracle
2 32 (32.99%) TIBCO
3 18 (18.56%) Sybase
4 8 (8.25%) DataSynapse
4 8 (8.25%) EMC
4 8 (8.25%) Intel
4 8 (8.25%) NetApp
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 2 (2.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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