The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Ultra Messaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ultra Messaging over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
London / City of London
Rank 153 - 186
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £573 - £675
90% offered a daily rate of more than £571 - £618
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £678
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £615
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Ultra Messaging is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1060 1091 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.98% 32.80% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 918 1214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ultra Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Ultra Messaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ultra Messaging in the City of London

Ultra Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ultra Messaging in the City of London

Ultra Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ultra Messaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ultra Messaging.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) AMQP
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (16.67%) Market Making

Ultra Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) AMQP
1 2 (33.33%) Multicast
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Support
3 1 (16.67%) FX Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Pricing Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Market Making
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
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