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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GigaSpaces
Rank 606 558 -
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 7 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.036% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £312 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.78% -
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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GigaSpaces within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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 -39 7 £250 -44.44% 2
London -18 5 £250 -44.44%
City of London +16 3 £245 -67.33%
South East - 2 £312 - 2
Slough - 2 £312 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £312 - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Hackney - - - -

GigaSpaces
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) MarkLogic
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) MarkLogic
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Gradle
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Servlets
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Velocity
2 3 (37.50%) JSR 168
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle