The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Complex Event Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Complex Event Processing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
UK
Rank 580 637 612
Rank change year-on-year +57 -25  
Contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing 16 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.011% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £530 £450 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.77% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £570 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Complex Event Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Complex Event Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Complex Event Processing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Complex Event Processing in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Complex Event Processing.

Contractor daily rate trend for Complex Event Processing in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Complex Event Processing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Complex Event Processing in the UK

Complex Event Processing
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Complex Event Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +44 15 £530 +17.77%
South East - 8 £550 -
Hampshire - 7 - -
London +29 6 £530 +17.77%
Portsmouth - 6 - -
City of London +7 3 £530 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Complex Event Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Complex Event Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Complex Event Processing.

1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (40.00%) React
7 9 (36.00%) CQRS
8 8 (32.00%) MVVM
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) OO
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (20.00%) SignalR
11 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 4 (16.00%) Blog
12 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
12 4 (16.00%) Kafka
12 4 (16.00%) GitHub

Complex Event Processing
Top Related IT Skills 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 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) GNU Octave
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) GitHub
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (8.00%) Big Data
6 2 (8.00%) Blockchain
6 2 (8.00%) Flink
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Azure Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Chief Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Chief Data Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) React
4 5 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 5 (20.00%) SignalR
5 4 (16.00%) Kafka
6 3 (12.00%) Esper
6 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (12.00%) WebSockets
7 2 (8.00%) Akka
7 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.00%) Redux
7 2 (8.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blog
2 3 (12.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 9 (36.00%) CQRS
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) MVVM
4 8 (32.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.00%) Logistic Regression
9 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
9 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) R
6 2 (8.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO