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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
Rank 591 535 523
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -12
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 9 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 46 34
Average daily rate
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£625 £700 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £875 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £700 -
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
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
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 30 June 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
England -64 9 £625 -10.71%
London -66 9 £625 -10.71%
City of London -17 2 £625 -7.40%

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (80.00%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) Banking
3 31 (56.36%) Linux
4 28 (50.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (45.45%) TIBCO
5 25 (45.45%) C++
5 25 (45.45%) Low Latency
6 24 (43.64%) Front Office
7 23 (41.82%) Finance
8 21 (38.18%) C#
9 19 (34.55%) SQL
9 19 (34.55%) Rendezvous
10 18 (32.73%) RMDS
10 18 (32.73%) Multithreading
11 16 (29.09%) Oracle
12 15 (27.27%) JMS
12 15 (27.27%) Middleware
12 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
13 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (23.64%) HTML
15 12 (21.82%) XML
15 12 (21.82%) XSLT
15 12 (21.82%) TIBCO EMS
16 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
17 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 10 (18.18%) IBM
17 10 (18.18%) Windows
17 10 (18.18%) Solaris
18 9 (16.36%) UNIX
18 9 (16.36%) Sybase

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (14.55%) IIS
2 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (10.91%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.64%) SmartSockets
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (32.73%) RMDS
2 2 (3.64%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Multicast
2 8 (14.55%) HTTP
3 7 (12.73%) LAN
3 7 (12.73%) WAN
3 7 (12.73%) SAN
3 7 (12.73%) iSCSI
3 7 (12.73%) NAS
3 7 (12.73%) FCoE
3 7 (12.73%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.64%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.73%) HBase
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (58.18%) Banking
2 24 (43.64%) Front Office
3 23 (41.82%) Finance
4 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C++ Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 1 (1.82%) Messaging Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.82%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Rendezvous
2 15 (27.27%) Middleware
2 15 (27.27%) JMS
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
4 12 (21.82%) XML
4 12 (21.82%) XSLT
4 12 (21.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (16.36%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (7.27%) Java EE
8 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.64%) .NET
9 2 (3.64%) CSS
9 2 (3.64%) Spring
9 2 (3.64%) Java SE
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.27%) Equities
3 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Solaris
3 9 (16.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Low Latency
2 18 (32.73%) Multithreading
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.73%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 7 (12.73%) Benchmarking
6 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.45%) Functional Programming
8 2 (3.64%) Open Source
8 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.82%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (1.82%) Garbage Collection
9 1 (1.82%) OO
9 1 (1.82%) Workflow
9 1 (1.82%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C++
3 21 (38.18%) C#
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.73%) C
7 6 (10.91%) Python
8 5 (9.09%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) NFS
1 7 (12.73%) Xen
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
1 7 (12.73%) SRDF
1 7 (12.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) OpenView
1 2 (3.64%) Unicenter
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Netcool
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) TIBCO
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 10 (18.18%) IBM
4 9 (16.36%) Sybase
5 8 (14.55%) DataSynapse
6 7 (12.73%) NetApp
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 7 (12.73%) EMC
6 7 (12.73%) Intel
6 7 (12.73%) VMware
7 5 (9.09%) Informatica
8 3 (5.45%) Solace
9 2 (3.64%) ION Trading
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) Perforce
9 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.64%) Currenex
9 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
9 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) CA