The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Event-Driven Architecture (EDA)
Rank 617 602 566
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -36
Contract jobs citing Event-Driven Architecture 11 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.017% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate £445 £563 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £515 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £601 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £563 £550
% change year-on-year
-20.88% +2.27%
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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Event-Driven Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Event-Driven Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Event-Driven Architecture
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 Event-Driven Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
England -9 9 £445 -20.88% 7
London - 3 £438 - 3
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £410 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 1 £588 +2.17%
East of England -2 1 £588 +4.44%
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Taunton - 1 £375 - 1
Worthing - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £375 - 1

Event-Driven Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) SOA
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) UML
4 15 (53.57%) JMS
4 15 (53.57%) Spring
5 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (50.00%) XML
6 13 (46.43%) MVC
6 13 (46.43%) jQuery
6 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
7 12 (42.86%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Maven
9 9 (32.14%) RUP
9 9 (32.14%) OOD
10 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 8 (28.57%) Middleware
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (28.57%) Workflow
10 8 (28.57%) EAI
10 8 (28.57%) OOP
10 8 (28.57%) J2EE
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
10 8 (28.57%) Unix
10 8 (28.57%) AIX
10 8 (28.57%) Solaris
10 8 (28.57%) Ant

Event-Driven Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) AquaLogic
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
2 5 (17.86%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.57%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (17.86%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.57%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
1 5 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.86%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) DataStage
3 5 (17.86%) DB2
3 5 (17.86%) GIS
3 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) QGIS
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) Impala
6 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Maven
2 8 (28.57%) Ant
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Bower
4 1 (3.57%) Gradle
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Java Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Unix Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Java Software Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) JMS
1 15 (53.57%) Spring
2 14 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (50.00%) XML
3 13 (46.43%) jQuery
4 8 (28.57%) Dojo
4 8 (28.57%) J2EE
4 8 (28.57%) Java EE
4 8 (28.57%) JSF
4 8 (28.57%) Middleware
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (28.57%) REST
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) JPA
6 6 (21.43%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Ajax
7 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
7 5 (17.86%) JAX-WS
7 5 (17.86%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) AIX
2 8 (28.57%) Solaris
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) SOA
2 15 (53.57%) UML
3 13 (46.43%) MVC
4 9 (32.14%) OOD
4 9 (32.14%) RUP
5 8 (28.57%) EAI
5 8 (28.57%) OOP
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Workflow
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) AOP
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Open Source
8 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Product Management
9 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.86%) COBOL
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) WSO2
4 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.57%) Calypso
4 1 (3.57%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.57%) Murex