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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 571 551 525
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 5 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.040% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
Average daily rate
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£518 £350 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Complex Event Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Complex Event Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Top 7 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 27 February 2015. 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
London -22 5 £518 +107.00% 4
England -28 5 £518 +47.85% 4
City of London +16 1 £650 - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Omniture
3 2 (20.00%) Coremetrics
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Redis

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) QlikView
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Omniture
1 2 (20.00%) Coremetrics
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) StreamBase
2 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Metastorm