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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 603 555 532
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -23
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.037% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
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£525 £525 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 4 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 18 December 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 -38 5 £525 - 4
London +13 3 £525 - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
6 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Kafka
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Lucene
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
8 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
8 3 (15.79%) Node.js
8 3 (15.79%) HBase
8 3 (15.79%) Redis
8 3 (15.79%) iPad
8 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (15.79%) Puppet
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Big Data
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) HBase
3 3 (15.79%) Redis
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Kafka
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) Lucene
3 2 (10.53%) Cascading
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
4 2 (10.53%) CQRS
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Clojure
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (10.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
1 3 (15.79%) Endeca
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) StreamBase
2 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse