The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai 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 Akamai over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 579 554 576
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing Akamai 21 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 8
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£350 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - -
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
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akamai within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Akamai within the UK.

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akamai within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akamai within the UK.

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Akamai
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -15 21 £350 -22.22% 2
London -8 16 £425 -5.55% 1
City of London +26 4 £463 -5.61%
South East - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Akamai 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 Akamai.

1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.21%) Scrum
4 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (34.48%) Web Services
5 18 (31.03%) Cucumber
6 16 (27.59%) Ruby
6 16 (27.59%) XML
6 16 (27.59%) TDD
7 15 (25.86%) HTML
7 15 (25.86%) DevOps
8 14 (24.14%) Maven
8 14 (24.14%) JSON
8 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
8 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
9 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (22.41%) Mockito
9 13 (22.41%) Hamcrest
9 13 (22.41%) MySQL
9 13 (22.41%) IIS
9 13 (22.41%) Spring
10 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
10 12 (20.69%) Internet
10 12 (20.69%) DNS
10 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (18.97%) Varnish
11 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
11 11 (18.97%) PHP
11 11 (18.97%) SQL

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Akamai 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 Akamai. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.41%) IIS
2 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (15.52%) Apache
4 8 (13.79%) nginx
5 7 (12.07%) Node.js
5 7 (12.07%) CloudStack
6 4 (6.90%) CMS
7 3 (5.17%) WordPress
8 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (3.45%) Jetty
9 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.72%) Drupal
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.72%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.45%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) DNS
1 12 (20.69%) Internet
2 10 (17.24%) HTTP
3 5 (8.62%) SSL
3 5 (8.62%) Wireshark
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) BGP
7 1 (1.72%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.41%) MySQL
3 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) KDB
7 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.72%) HBase
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Cucumber
2 14 (24.14%) Maven
2 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.41%) Mockito
3 13 (22.41%) Hamcrest
4 5 (8.62%) Capybara
5 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.17%) Fiddler
6 3 (5.17%) WinDbg
6 3 (5.17%) PostSharp
7 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) JMeter
7 2 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.72%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.72%) JIRA
8 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) Web Services
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 15 (25.86%) HTML
4 14 (24.14%) JSON
5 13 (22.41%) Spring
6 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
7 10 (17.24%) CSS
8 9 (15.52%) .NET
9 8 (13.79%) JDBC
9 8 (13.79%) Grails
9 8 (13.79%) GWT
9 8 (13.79%) RESTful
9 8 (13.79%) Sensu
10 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (10.34%) Sinatra
11 6 (10.34%) HTML5
12 5 (8.62%) CSS3
12 5 (8.62%) Sass
12 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.17%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) iPad
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
4 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.72%) MPEG
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Android
5 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) SUSE
6 1 (1.72%) Debian
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Scrum
2 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 15 (25.86%) DevOps
5 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.34%) Release Management
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Security Management
9 5 (8.62%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.90%) OO
10 4 (6.90%) OWASP
10 4 (6.90%) Web Design
10 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) Ruby
4 11 (18.97%) PHP
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Python
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
6 8 (13.79%) Groovy
7 7 (12.07%) C
8 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.90%) Scala
9 3 (5.17%) C++
10 2 (3.45%) PHP5
10 2 (3.45%) Lisp
10 2 (3.45%) C#
11 1 (1.72%) XQuery
11 1 (1.72%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.72%) Korn
11 1 (1.72%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Varnish
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) qmail
3 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.72%) OpenSSH
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) Snort
3 1 (1.72%) Squid
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.07%) Nagios
2 7 (12.07%) collectd
2 7 (12.07%) Opsview
3 6 (10.34%) Ansible
4 4 (6.90%) Graylog2
4 4 (6.90%) SCCM
4 4 (6.90%) SCOM
5 2 (3.45%) Puppet
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.72%) Nessus
6 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) New Relic
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Zend
6 1 (1.72%) Qualys
6 1 (1.72%) WSO2
6 1 (1.72%) Vyatta
6 1 (1.72%) Alterian
6 1 (1.72%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Nokia
6 1 (1.72%) Veritas
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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