The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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 GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GigaSpaces
Rank - 585 552
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.041% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £235 -
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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

GigaSpaces
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GigaSpaces Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GigaSpaces
Daily Rate Trend

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

GigaSpaces Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GigaSpaces
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GigaSpaces 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 GigaSpaces. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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