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 28 June 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.

Informatica Ultra Messaging (formerly 29West)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 162 203
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41  
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.089% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £725 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £643 £588
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £788 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 1238 1183 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.94% 35.14% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4052 4838
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 38
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.00 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.29 £21.00 £193.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ultra Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ultra Messaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Low Latency
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (75.00%) Front Office
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Currenex
6 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (37.50%) JMS
6 3 (37.50%) MAPI
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 3 (37.50%) Sybase
6 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) AMQP

Ultra Messaging
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) AMQP
1 2 (25.00%) Multicast
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Front Office
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) MAPI
2 3 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Low Latency
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (37.50%) Currenex
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Calypso
4 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Murex
4 1 (12.50%) Solace
4 1 (12.50%) StreamBase
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