The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 565 534 587
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +53
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 23 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.057% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.078% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 0
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£450 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

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 30 July 2014.

Complex Event Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Top 15 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 30 July 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 -36 23 £450 -21.73% 2
London +9 21 £450 -21.73%
City of London +10 3 £594 +3.26%
South East - 2 £300 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
1 16 (41.03%) Big Data
2 15 (38.46%) Kafka
3 14 (35.90%) Apache Hive
3 14 (35.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (35.90%) Oozie
4 13 (33.33%) Web Services
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle
5 12 (30.77%) MapReduce
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Scala
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (25.64%) BPEL
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (25.64%) Middleware
7 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) SOA
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (23.08%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) TDD
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle BPEL
10 7 (17.95%) Marketing
10 7 (17.95%) Analytics
10 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
11 6 (15.38%) Information Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Master Data Management
11 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (15.38%) Data Management
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (25.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.56%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
1 16 (41.03%) Big Data
2 14 (35.90%) Apache Hive
2 14 (35.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) HBase
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) StreamInsight
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Architect
3 10 (25.64%) Hadoop Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SOA Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (10.26%) SOA Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) SOA Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Kafka
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
3 12 (30.77%) MapReduce
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (25.64%) Middleware
5 4 (10.26%) JMS
6 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.69%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) .NET
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) LINQ
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.13%) Social Media
2 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Scrum
2 10 (25.64%) BPEL
2 10 (25.64%) SOA
3 8 (20.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.95%) Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 6 (15.38%) Data Management
5 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Information Management
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) CQRS
9 2 (5.13%) Android Development
9 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Scala
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) Clojure
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) XPath
8 1 (2.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Oozie
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) StreamBase
3 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.13%) Metastorm
3 2 (5.13%) Ektron
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat