The first table below looks at the demand for Event-Driven Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Event-Driven Architecture over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Event-Driven Architecture (EDA)
Rank 599 547 585
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +38
Contract jobs citing Event-Driven Architecture 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £475 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

Event-Driven Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Event-Driven Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Event-Driven Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Event-Driven Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

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

Event-Driven Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Event-Driven Architecture
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Event-Driven Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 4 £475 -13.63% 2
London -39 3 £475 -13.63% 2
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Event-Driven Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Event-Driven Architecture 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 Event-Driven Architecture.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) Java EE
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
3 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) J2EE
4 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (70.00%) EAI
4 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 7 (70.00%) Clustering
4 7 (70.00%) OSGi
5 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (60.00%) WSO2
5 6 (60.00%) BPEL
5 6 (60.00%) MySQL
5 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (50.00%) JMS
6 5 (50.00%) XSLT
6 5 (50.00%) Log4j
6 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
7 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (30.00%) Mobile Games
8 3 (30.00%) Games
8 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (30.00%) TDD
8 3 (30.00%) BDD

Event-Driven Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Event-Driven Architecture 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 Event-Driven Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) Log4j
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Java EE
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) OSGi
4 5 (50.00%) JMS
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) EAI
3 6 (60.00%) BPEL
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) WSO2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle