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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
29West
Rank 573 516 508
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -8
Contract jobs citing 29West 26 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 32
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£625 £650 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £738 £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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -26 26 £625 -3.84% 2
England -37 26 £625 -3.84% 2
City of London +2 10 £650 +4.00% 1

29West
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (91.38%) Java
2 43 (74.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (72.41%) Low Latency
4 40 (68.97%) TIBCO
5 39 (67.24%) Front Office
6 30 (51.72%) Rendezvous
7 29 (50.00%) Multithreading
8 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (46.55%) Oracle
9 26 (44.83%) JMS
10 25 (43.10%) TIBCO EMS
11 22 (37.93%) UNIX
12 21 (36.21%) Linux
12 21 (36.21%) Banking
13 19 (32.76%) RMDS
13 19 (32.76%) SQL
14 18 (31.03%) Finance
15 17 (29.31%) Relational Database
16 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
16 16 (27.59%) Middleware
17 15 (25.86%) HTML
17 15 (25.86%) Sybase
17 15 (25.86%) FIX Protocol
18 13 (22.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
20 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
20 9 (15.52%) C#
21 8 (13.79%) C++
21 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
22 7 (12.07%) Windows

29West
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (43.10%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) Confluence
3 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (32.76%) RMDS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
2 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) FCoE
2 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
2 5 (8.62%) NAS
2 5 (8.62%) Multicast
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) HBase
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
3 6 (10.34%) Subversion
3 6 (10.34%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Gradle
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (67.24%) Front Office
2 21 (36.21%) Banking
3 18 (31.03%) Finance
4 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
5 6 (10.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 34 (58.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Production Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.72%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) Rendezvous
2 26 (44.83%) JMS
3 16 (27.59%) Middleware
4 15 (25.86%) HTML
4 15 (25.86%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (10.34%) Spring
5 6 (10.34%) XML
5 6 (10.34%) XSLT
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
7 4 (6.90%) WebSockets
7 4 (6.90%) MAPI
7 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 4 (6.90%) JDBC
8 2 (3.45%) Java EE
8 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 43 (74.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.17%) Equities
3 2 (3.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) UNIX
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows
4 6 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Low Latency
2 29 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (8.62%) Benchmarking
9 4 (6.90%) Market Making
10 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Workflow
10 3 (5.17%) DevOps
11 2 (3.45%) Web Development
11 2 (3.45%) Scrum
11 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.45%) TDD
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.45%) Release Management
11 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) C++
6 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.62%) C
8 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) NFS
1 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.62%) SRDF
1 5 (8.62%) Xen
1 5 (8.62%) KVM
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) TIBCO
2 27 (46.55%) Oracle
3 15 (25.86%) Sybase
4 7 (12.07%) Informatica
5 6 (10.34%) DataSynapse
5 6 (10.34%) IBM
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) NetApp
6 5 (8.62%) EMC
6 5 (8.62%) Intel
6 5 (8.62%) VMware
7 4 (6.90%) Murex
8 2 (3.45%) Splunk
8 2 (3.45%) Calypso
9 1 (1.72%) SaltStack