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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eSpeed over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eSpeed
Rank - 603 596
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 0 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.029% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 13
Median daily rate - £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing eSpeed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eSpeed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for eSpeed.

1 6 (100.00%) Reuters
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) Eurex
3 4 (66.67%) Currenex
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MarketAxess
4 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg

eSpeed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Scripter
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (16.67%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Eurex
2 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Reuters
2 4 (66.67%) Currenex
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) MarketAxess
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Solace