The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 419 408
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11  
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 28 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.042% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
Median daily rate £575 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £713 £666
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Ultra Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ultra Messaging in London

Ultra Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ultra Messaging in London

Ultra Messaging
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 6 £550 -24.13% 1
Ultra Messaging
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Ultra Messaging.

1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 31 (86.11%) Low Latency
3 28 (77.78%) Linux
3 28 (77.78%) TIBCO
4 27 (75.00%) Front Office
5 24 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
6 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (55.56%) Oracle
7 20 (55.56%) Maven
8 19 (52.78%) Subversion
8 19 (52.78%) TeamCity
8 19 (52.78%) Relational Database
8 19 (52.78%) Sybase
8 19 (52.78%) JMS
8 19 (52.78%) Finance
9 18 (50.00%) Currenex
9 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
9 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 18 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (44.44%) Financial Institution
10 16 (44.44%) Banking
10 16 (44.44%) HTML
11 15 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (41.67%) HTML5
12 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
13 12 (33.33%) CSS
13 12 (33.33%) Workflow
14 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
15 10 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow

Ultra Messaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) MTS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) RMDS
2 1 (2.78%) BondVision
2 1 (2.78%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) AMQP
1 4 (11.11%) Multicast
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) KDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Maven
2 19 (52.78%) Subversion
2 19 (52.78%) TeamCity
3 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.56%) Grunt
4 2 (5.56%) gulp
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) webpack
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
General
1 27 (75.00%) Front Office
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 16 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (52.78%) JMS
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 15 (41.67%) HTML5
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (22.22%) MAPI
8 5 (13.89%) Middleware
9 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.11%) JDBC
9 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (8.33%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (8.33%) J2EE
10 3 (8.33%) Rendezvous
10 3 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) EJB
11 2 (5.56%) JNI
11 2 (5.56%) jQuery
11 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Low Latency
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (33.33%) Workflow
5 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
6 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.89%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.33%) High-Frequency Trading
9 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) ES6
7 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) EMIR
1 1 (2.78%) MiFID
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) TIBCO
2 20 (55.56%) Oracle
3 19 (52.78%) Sybase
4 18 (50.00%) Currenex
5 6 (16.67%) Informatica
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Calypso
7 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
7 2 (5.56%) Murex
8 1 (2.78%) Azul
8 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.78%) eSpeed
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.78%) MarketAxess
8 1 (2.78%) Solace
8 1 (2.78%) StreamBase
8 1 (2.78%) Tradeweb