Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 25 July 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)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 884 836
Rank change year-on-year +86 -48 -94
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 42 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 48
UK median daily rate £550 £638 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +2.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £475 £386 £555
90th Percentile £666 £675 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30451 31245 30898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.43% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21048 21814 20392
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 395 423
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.46% - +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.06 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.38 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.35% +8.82%

Ultra Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ultra Messaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ultra Messaging in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ultra Messaging in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ultra Messaging over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ultra Messaging in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Top 2 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 42 £550 -13.73% 3
London +39 42 £550 -13.73% 3

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 with a requirement for Ultra Messaging.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (90.48%) Front Office
2 38 (90.48%) Low Latency
3 34 (80.95%) FIX Protocol
4 33 (78.57%) TIBCO
5 32 (76.19%) Linux
6 30 (71.43%) Oracle
6 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (69.05%) Maven
8 28 (66.67%) Sybase
8 28 (66.67%) JMS
8 28 (66.67%) TeamCity
9 27 (64.29%) Git (software)
9 27 (64.29%) Bash Shell
9 27 (64.29%) Relational Database
9 27 (64.29%) Currenex
9 27 (64.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (64.29%) Subversion
9 27 (64.29%) Finance
10 25 (59.52%) Financial Institution
11 22 (52.38%) HTML
12 21 (50.00%) HTML5
12 21 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
13 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
14 18 (42.86%) CSS
14 18 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
16 15 (35.71%) Banking
17 14 (33.33%) Workflow
17 14 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow

Ultra Messaging
Co-occurring 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 14 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) RMDS
2 1 (2.38%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) KDB
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Maven
2 28 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 27 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 27 (64.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 27 (64.29%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Grunt
4 4 (9.52%) gulp
4 4 (9.52%) webpack
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 38 (90.48%) Front Office
2 27 (64.29%) Finance
3 25 (59.52%) Financial Institution
4 15 (35.71%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Angular Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Core Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
4 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (66.67%) JMS
3 22 (52.38%) HTML
4 21 (50.00%) HTML5
5 18 (42.86%) CSS
6 13 (30.95%) MAPI
7 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.90%) Rendezvous
9 4 (9.52%) JDBC
9 4 (9.52%) REST
9 4 (9.52%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (4.76%) JNI
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) Node.js
11 1 (2.38%) EJB
11 1 (2.38%) J2EE
11 1 (2.38%) JSP
11 1 (2.38%) Servlets
11 1 (2.38%) Web Services
11 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Low Latency
2 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 14 (33.33%) Workflow
6 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.90%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
10 2 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) ES6
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) TIBCO
2 30 (71.43%) Oracle
3 28 (66.67%) Sybase
4 27 (64.29%) Currenex
5 2 (4.76%) Calypso
5 2 (4.76%) Murex
6 1 (2.38%) Azul
6 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.38%) Solace
6 1 (2.38%) StreamBase