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 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
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
Rank 615 567 534
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -33
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 13 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.081% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 45
Average daily rate £553 £675 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £585
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 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
London -18 13 £553 -18.14% 3
England -39 13 £553 -18.14% 3
City of London +39 1 £525 +5.00%

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (79.17%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) Front Office
3 17 (70.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (70.83%) Low Latency
4 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) JMS
6 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Equities
8 7 (29.17%) Maven
8 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
8 7 (29.17%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (25.00%) Banking
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) C++
10 5 (20.83%) HTML
10 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) J2EE
10 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
10 5 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Multicast
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) AMQP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) FCoE
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Unicast
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) KDB
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.17%) Grunt
5 1 (4.17%) gulp
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (75.00%) Front Office
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) JMS
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) Rendezvous
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) Java SE
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware
4 3 (12.50%) WinForms
4 3 (12.50%) WPF
5 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.33%) Ehcache
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (29.17%) Equities
3 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Eurex
5 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Low Latency
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (8.33%) FX Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (8.33%) Clojure
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (8.33%) Scala
9 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) SRDF
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Currenex
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) Solace
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) DataSynapse
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) eSpeed
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) VMware