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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Rank 599 546 599
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +53
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 14 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.073% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.099% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 6
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£500 £600 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £650 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £369
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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Complex Event Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Top 9 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 September 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 -54 14 £500 -16.66% 4
London -29 12 £500 -16.66% 2
City of London +24 5 £513 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (48.84%) Big Data
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
4 16 (37.21%) Kafka
4 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (37.21%) Apache Hive
5 15 (34.88%) Oozie
6 14 (32.56%) Java
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) MapReduce
8 12 (27.91%) Scala
8 12 (27.91%) Cascading
9 10 (23.26%) Analytics
10 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (20.93%) Oracle
10 9 (20.93%) Web Services
10 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) Scrum
11 8 (18.60%) TDD
11 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
12 7 (16.28%) Marketing
13 6 (13.95%) Middleware
13 6 (13.95%) SOA
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
13 6 (13.95%) Data Management
13 6 (13.95%) BPEL
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) Big Data
2 18 (41.86%) Hadoop
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Hive
3 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.63%) HBase
7 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.98%) Redis
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.33%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) NUnit
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Hadoop Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Kafka
2 12 (27.91%) Cascading
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) Middleware
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (9.30%) JMS
6 3 (6.98%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (6.98%) Lucene
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) J2EE
8 1 (2.33%) JDBC
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) iPad
3 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) MapReduce
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
4 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 6 (13.95%) BPEL
6 6 (13.95%) Master Data Management
6 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.65%) Android Development
10 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.65%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Scala
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Clojure
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Oozie
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.98%) Endeca
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Ektron
4 2 (4.65%) StreamBase
4 2 (4.65%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase