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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Gate
Rank 152 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.019% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £475 £283
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +68.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Red Gate
London

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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Replication
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Perforce
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
7 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 2 (22.22%) C#

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) HBase
4 1 (11.11%) Impala
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Production DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Database Security
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Actian
2 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft