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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 644 611
Rank change year-on-year +56 -33  
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 12 11 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.020% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.071% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 40
Median daily rate £575 £488 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.94% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £482 £589
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £665 £750
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 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 14684 15556 14918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.59% 27.85% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10203 10869 9655
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 196 201
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Ultra Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ultra Messaging in the UK

Ultra Messaging
Top 3 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 3 months to 26 April 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 +52 12 £575 +17.94% 1
London +16 12 £575 +17.94%
City of London +1 5 £593 -25.93%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 24 (92.31%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) TIBCO
2 22 (84.62%) Low Latency
3 17 (65.38%) Banking
4 16 (61.54%) TIBCO EMS
5 15 (57.69%) Front Office
6 13 (50.00%) Linux
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
7 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
7 12 (46.15%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (42.31%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 10 (38.46%) Informatica
9 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (34.62%) KDB
11 8 (30.77%) Workflow
11 8 (30.77%) JMS
11 8 (30.77%) Oracle
11 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 7 (26.92%) Sybase
12 7 (26.92%) HTML
12 7 (26.92%) Maven
13 6 (23.08%) Subversion
13 6 (23.08%) HTML5
13 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
13 6 (23.08%) SOA
13 6 (23.08%) Unix
13 6 (23.08%) XML
13 6 (23.08%) Rendezvous

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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) MTS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BondVision
1 1 (3.85%) ION MarketView
1 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) AMQP
2 4 (15.38%) Multicast
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) KDB
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (3.85%) Hypertable
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Maven
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (19.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 15 (57.69%) Front Office
3 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
1 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Java Pricing Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Support
7 1 (3.85%) Informatica Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (42.31%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (30.77%) JMS
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) Rendezvous
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) Kafka
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (19.23%) XSLT
7 4 (15.38%) JDBC
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) EJB
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Fintech
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Low Latency
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 8 (30.77%) Workflow
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) High-Frequency Trading
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) EMIR
1 1 (3.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) TIBCO
2 10 (38.46%) Informatica
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) Sybase
5 5 (19.23%) Currenex
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) MuleSoft
7 2 (7.69%) Calypso
7 2 (7.69%) Murex
7 2 (7.69%) Solace
8 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.85%) eSpeed
8 1 (3.85%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
8 1 (3.85%) MapR
8 1 (3.85%) MarketAxess
8 1 (3.85%) Tradeweb