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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 586 567 594
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Contract jobs citing Akamai 26 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.077% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 6
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£388 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 1179 1110 1356
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 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 13 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 19 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 -2 26 £388 -13.88% 8
London +14 19 £475 +5.55% 6
City of London +27 1 £463 -5.61% 1
South East - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 37 (63.79%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 23 (39.66%) Web Services
5 22 (37.93%) Ruby
6 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
7 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
7 17 (29.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (29.31%) DevOps
7 17 (29.31%) HTML
8 16 (27.59%) CSS
8 16 (27.59%) Scrum
8 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (25.86%) TDD
9 15 (25.86%) IIS
10 14 (24.14%) DNS
10 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
12 12 (20.69%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) Open Source
12 12 (20.69%) HTML5
12 12 (20.69%) Sinatra
13 11 (18.97%) CSS3
13 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (18.97%) Sass
13 11 (18.97%) Capybara
13 11 (18.97%) nginx
13 11 (18.97%) XML

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 17 (29.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (25.86%) IIS
3 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.97%) nginx
4 11 (18.97%) Apache
5 9 (15.52%) CloudStack
6 8 (13.79%) Node.js
7 4 (6.90%) CMS
7 4 (6.90%) Jetty
8 3 (5.17%) WordPress
9 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) Internet
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
4 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) FTP
5 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.72%) HBase
5 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
2 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) Capybara
4 10 (17.24%) Maven
4 10 (17.24%) IntelliJ
4 10 (17.24%) TeamCity
5 9 (15.52%) Mockito
5 9 (15.52%) Hamcrest
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) PostSharp
6 3 (5.17%) WinDbg
6 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.17%) Fiddler
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
7 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Hudson
8 1 (1.72%) JUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) Web Services
2 17 (29.31%) HTML
3 16 (27.59%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) HTML5
4 12 (20.69%) Sinatra
5 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 11 (18.97%) Sass
5 11 (18.97%) XML
5 11 (18.97%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) Spring
6 9 (15.52%) JSON
7 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 8 (13.79%) RESTful
8 7 (12.07%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (6.90%) GWT
9 4 (6.90%) Grails
9 4 (6.90%) JDBC
9 4 (6.90%) Sensu
10 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.17%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.45%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) MPEG
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) DevOps
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.24%) Web Design
7 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.07%) Security Management
9 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
9 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.34%) BDD
10 5 (8.62%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Web Development
11 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.90%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) OWASP
12 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.93%) Ruby
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Perl
7 5 (8.62%) C
8 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.90%) Groovy
9 3 (5.17%) Scala
10 2 (3.45%) PHP5
11 1 (1.72%) Clojure
11 1 (1.72%) R
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Lisp
11 1 (1.72%) XQuery
11 1 (1.72%) Haskell
11 1 (1.72%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Varnish
3 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Nagios
1 10 (17.24%) Graylog2
1 10 (17.24%) Opsview
1 10 (17.24%) collectd
2 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 6 (10.34%) SCCM
4 6 (10.34%) SCOM
5 2 (3.45%) Puppet
6 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.97%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) New Relic
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Zend
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) Vyatta
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Alterian
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