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 1 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 581 562 579
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Akamai 21 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 8
Average daily rate
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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 £344 - -
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
26125 25038 26975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.89% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14683 13889 13716
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 1123 1119 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 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 1 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
England -14 21 £350 -22.22% 4
London -7 15 £450 - 3
City of London +20 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 1 September 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 33 (60.00%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) Web Services
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) Cucumber
6 15 (27.27%) DevOps
6 15 (27.27%) Ruby
7 14 (25.45%) TDD
7 14 (25.45%) XML
7 14 (25.45%) IIS
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (23.64%) HTML
9 12 (21.82%) DNS
9 12 (21.82%) Maven
9 12 (21.82%) JSON
9 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
10 11 (20.00%) Mockito
10 11 (20.00%) Hamcrest
10 11 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (20.00%) Spring
10 11 (20.00%) Internet
10 11 (20.00%) Windows
11 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 10 (18.18%) MySQL
11 10 (18.18%) CSS
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (25.45%) IIS
2 11 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 8 (14.55%) Apache
4 8 (14.55%) nginx
5 7 (12.73%) Node.js
5 7 (12.73%) CloudStack
6 4 (7.27%) CMS
7 3 (5.45%) WordPress
8 2 (3.64%) Jetty
8 2 (3.64%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) Internet
3 9 (16.36%) HTTP
4 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 4 (7.27%) SSL
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) DHCP
6 3 (5.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.82%) HBase
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Cucumber
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) Maven
3 11 (20.00%) Mockito
3 11 (20.00%) Hamcrest
4 5 (9.09%) Capybara
5 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
6 3 (5.45%) WinDbg
6 3 (5.45%) PostSharp
7 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.64%) Subversion
7 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Hudson
8 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 4 (7.27%) Publishing
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 14 (25.45%) XML
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
4 12 (21.82%) JSON
5 11 (20.00%) Spring
6 10 (18.18%) .NET
6 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 8 (14.55%) RESTful
8 7 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (10.91%) Sinatra
9 6 (10.91%) Grails
9 6 (10.91%) GWT
9 6 (10.91%) JDBC
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 6 (10.91%) Sensu
10 5 (9.09%) CSS3
10 5 (9.09%) Sass
10 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Open Source
2 5 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.64%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.64%) Social Media
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) MPEG
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Scrum
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.91%) BDD
5 6 (10.91%) Security Management
5 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 5 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.27%) Web Design
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) Release Management
7 4 (7.27%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.27%) Ruby
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 6 (10.91%) C
6 6 (10.91%) Groovy
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) PHP5
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) Haskell
9 1 (1.82%) Erlang
9 1 (1.82%) Clojure
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Varnish
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.73%) collectd
2 7 (12.73%) Nagios
2 7 (12.73%) Opsview
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM
4 5 (9.09%) SCOM
5 4 (7.27%) Graylog2
6 2 (3.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Zend
6 1 (1.82%) WSO2
6 1 (1.82%) Alterian
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Vyatta
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