The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blue Martini 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 Blue Martini over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Blue Martini Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Martini
Rank 570 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Martini 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +3.33%
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 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Blue Martini
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blue Martini Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blue Martini
Daily Rate Trend

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

Blue Martini Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Blue Martini
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Martini within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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 - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Blue Martini
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Blue Martini 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 Blue Martini.

1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
2 12 (85.71%) Content Management
2 12 (85.71%) XMLBeans
2 12 (85.71%) Ajax
2 12 (85.71%) Web 2.0
2 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (85.71%) XPath
2 12 (85.71%) JSTL
2 12 (85.71%) JMS
2 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 12 (85.71%) Interwoven
2 12 (85.71%) Tridion
2 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) J2EE
2 12 (85.71%) DB2
2 12 (85.71%) Ant
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (85.71%) EJB
2 12 (85.71%) JDBC

Blue Martini
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Blue Martini 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 Blue Martini. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
1 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (85.71%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 12 (85.71%) DB2
1 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Subversion
1 12 (85.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
1 12 (85.71%) Ant
1 12 (85.71%) JUnit
1 12 (85.71%) Log4j
General
1 14 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Platform Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) XMLBeans
1 12 (85.71%) Ajax
1 12 (85.71%) JSTL
1 12 (85.71%) JMS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) J2EE
1 12 (85.71%) EJB
1 12 (85.71%) JDBC
1 12 (85.71%) JSP
1 12 (85.71%) Servlets
1 12 (85.71%) Struts
1 12 (85.71%) XML
1 12 (85.71%) XSLT
1 12 (85.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
1 12 (85.71%) HPUX
1 12 (85.71%) Solaris
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (85.71%) Content Management
2 12 (85.71%) UML
2 12 (85.71%) OO
2 12 (85.71%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) XPath
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) Perl
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
1 12 (85.71%) Interwoven
1 12 (85.71%) ATG
1 12 (85.71%) Elastic Path
2 1 (7.14%) hybris