The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Gate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Gate over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 198 210 205
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.037% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£403 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £470 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.43% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.81% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2384 2715 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.93% 44.35% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1909 2071
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Red Gate
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Red Gate
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Gate across the City of London region.

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Red Gate also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Gate.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) DTS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Red Gate also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DTS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (33.33%) Ninject
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft