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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 567 548 521
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.030% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Average daily rate
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£650 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 -
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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 6 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 28 January 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
England -25 4 £650 +52.94% 7
London +9 3 £650 +52.94% 5
Staffordshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
4 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Lucene
4 3 (18.75%) Endeca
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
4 3 (18.75%) iPad
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Kafka
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Lucene
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
4 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Oozie
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
1 3 (18.75%) Endeca
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Metastorm
2 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
2 1 (6.25%) StreamBase