The table below looks at the statistics for Complex Event Processing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Complex Event Processing over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 606 555 588
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +33
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 11 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.066% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.090% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
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£500 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £369
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Complex Event Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Complex Event Processing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Complex Event Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Complex Event Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Complex Event Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -42 11 £500 -16.66% 4
London -18 8 £500 -16.66% 2
City of London +29 3 £475 -2.56% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Complex Event Processing 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 Complex Event Processing.

1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (46.51%) Big Data
2 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Hive
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (37.21%) Kafka
4 15 (34.88%) Oozie
5 14 (32.56%) Java
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 13 (30.23%) MapReduce
7 12 (27.91%) Scala
7 12 (27.91%) Cascading
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) Scrum
9 9 (20.93%) Oracle
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
9 9 (20.93%) Analytics
9 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
10 8 (18.60%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) Marketing
12 6 (13.95%) Middleware
12 6 (13.95%) SOA
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
12 6 (13.95%) BPEL
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (13.95%) Open Source

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Complex Event Processing 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 Complex Event Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.33%) GemFire
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Big Data
2 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Hive
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.63%) HBase
7 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.98%) Redis
8 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.33%) StreamInsight
10 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) NUnit
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Hadoop Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) SOA Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Kafka
2 12 (27.91%) Cascading
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) Middleware
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (9.30%) JMS
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (6.98%) Lucene
6 3 (6.98%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.33%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) LINQ
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) MapReduce
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
3 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.93%) Analytics
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) BPEL
6 5 (11.63%) Master Data Management
6 5 (11.63%) Information Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) Data Management
7 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
7 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Information Management
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Scala
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Clojure
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
8 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Oozie
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.98%) Endeca
4 2 (4.65%) Metastorm
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Ektron
4 2 (4.65%) StreamBase
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase