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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 599 558 547
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -11
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 8 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.038% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.052% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 8
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£538 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £350 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £285
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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 5 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 21 November 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 -34 8 £538 -10.41% 4
London -15 4 £538 -10.41% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Big Data
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Data Management
8 4 (17.39%) Kafka
8 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
9 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
9 3 (13.04%) HBase
9 3 (13.04%) Redis
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Endeca
9 3 (13.04%) Lucene
9 3 (13.04%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) iPad

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (39.13%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) GemFire
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
4 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) HBase
4 3 (13.04%) Redis
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Search Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Kafka
2 3 (13.04%) Lucene
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.70%) Cascading
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
5 2 (8.70%) CQRS
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Clojure
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (8.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Endeca
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Metastorm
3 2 (8.70%) StreamBase
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) Ektron