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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Gate
Rank 205 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.033% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£485 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £190 £375
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -49.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2699 3311 3062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.10% 45.54% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 2315 2122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 90 83
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
2 3 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (75.00%) Ninject
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) MSTest
2 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (75.00%) Ninject
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft