The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ultra Messaging over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
Rank 601 537 511
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -26
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 10 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 44 44
Average daily rate
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£600 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £766 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £485 -
% change year-on-year
+18.55% -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Ultra Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ultra Messaging within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ultra Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ultra Messaging Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Ultra Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
London -46 9 £600 -7.69%
England -64 9 £600 -7.69%
City of London -8 3 £580 -10.76%

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ultra Messaging 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 Ultra Messaging.

1 35 (83.33%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (54.76%) TIBCO
4 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 20 (47.62%) Banking
5 19 (45.24%) Front Office
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 19 (45.24%) Low Latency
6 17 (40.48%) Oracle
6 17 (40.48%) RMDS
7 16 (38.10%) WebSphere
7 16 (38.10%) Middleware
8 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (33.33%) Multithreading
9 14 (33.33%) Rendezvous
9 14 (33.33%) HTML
10 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 12 (28.57%) C#
11 12 (28.57%) C++
11 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 12 (28.57%) XML
11 12 (28.57%) XSLT
11 12 (28.57%) JMS
12 11 (26.19%) Sybase
13 10 (23.81%) Windows
13 10 (23.81%) Solaris
13 10 (23.81%) IBM
13 10 (23.81%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
14 9 (21.43%) Multicast

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ultra Messaging 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 Ultra Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (19.05%) IIS
3 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (16.67%) JBoss
5 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.76%) SmartSockets
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (40.48%) RMDS
2 2 (4.76%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Multicast
2 8 (19.05%) HTTP
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) WAN
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 7 (16.67%) NAS
3 7 (16.67%) FCoE
3 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (16.67%) HBase
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) NUnit
5 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 20 (47.62%) Banking
2 19 (45.24%) Front Office
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C++ Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Messaging Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.38%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Middleware
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) Rendezvous
3 12 (28.57%) XML
3 12 (28.57%) XSLT
3 12 (28.57%) JMS
4 10 (23.81%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (21.43%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) Java EE
7 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 3 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (7.14%) Java SE
9 2 (4.76%) Spring
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.38%) FpML
10 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (16.67%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Low Latency
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (7.14%) Functional Programming
8 2 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) C
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) NFS
1 7 (16.67%) Xen
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 7 (16.67%) SRDF
1 7 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) OpenView
1 2 (4.76%) Unicenter
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.76%) Netcool
1 2 (4.76%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) TIBCO
2 17 (40.48%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Sybase
4 10 (23.81%) IBM
5 8 (19.05%) DataSynapse
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
6 7 (16.67%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 7 (16.67%) EMC
6 7 (16.67%) Intel
7 6 (14.29%) Informatica
8 3 (7.14%) Currenex
8 3 (7.14%) Solace
9 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
9 2 (4.76%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) Perforce
9 2 (4.76%) ION Trading
9 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.76%) Citrix
9 2 (4.76%) CA