Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 832 841
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -46
Contract jobs citing Ultra Messaging 23 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.066% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 23
UK median daily rate £650 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £510 £513 £425
90th Percentile £760 £713 £710
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 Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,242 30,283 30,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.06% 31.51% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,988 20,880 21,376
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £279
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.78% +4.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 336 581
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +8.70%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -18 23 £650 +13.04% 3
London -30 23 £650 +13.04% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 16 (69.57%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (65.22%) Low Latency
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) C++
6 10 (43.48%) C
6 10 (43.48%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (39.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (34.78%) TIBCO
8 8 (34.78%) Solace
9 7 (30.43%) Front Office
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
11 5 (21.74%) Ansible
11 5 (21.74%) Puppet
11 5 (21.74%) Kafka
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
11 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
11 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
11 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
11 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
11 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
11 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) KDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
1 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (21.74%) JMS
2 5 (21.74%) Kafka
2 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (21.74%) Rendezvous
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.70%) MAPI
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Low Latency
2 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
3 10 (43.48%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
8 2 (8.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 10 (43.48%) C
4 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.70%) Mesos
4 1 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Solace
1 8 (34.78%) TIBCO
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) Currenex
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) ION Trading