The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eSpeed over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eSpeed
Rank 621 608 564
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -44
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 3 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.034% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Average daily rate £600 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eSpeed within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

eSpeed
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eSpeed within the UK.

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

eSpeed
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eSpeed within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

eSpeed Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

eSpeed
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eSpeed within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 3 £600 -
England -35 3 £600 -

eSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Reuters
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
1 3 (100.00%) Eurex
1 3 (100.00%) Currenex
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MarketAxess
2 2 (66.67%) Rendezvous
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) KDB
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Scripter
1 2 (66.67%) TIBCO Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Eurex
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Currenex
1 3 (100.00%) Reuters
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) MarketAxess
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Solace