The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 Alterian.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 567 490 553
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +63
Contract jobs citing Alterian 23 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.065% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Average daily rate £280 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £283
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Alterian
UK

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in England

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Alterian across the England region.

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in England

Alterian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Alterian across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Alterian Daily Rate Histogram in England

Alterian
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alterian across the England region.

Alterian Hourly Rate Trend in England

Alterian
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -5 14 £285 +3.63%
London -21 6 £210 -35.38% 3
South East - 2 £188 - 4
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Alterian
UK

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Alterian 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 Alterian.

1 28 (68.29%) CMS
2 26 (63.41%) HTML
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 24 (58.54%) J2EE
4 24 (58.54%) Ant
4 24 (58.54%) CSS
4 24 (58.54%) JSP
4 24 (58.54%) XML
4 24 (58.54%) XSLT
4 24 (58.54%) UNIX
4 24 (58.54%) Linux
4 24 (58.54%) Apache
4 24 (58.54%) Tomcat
4 24 (58.54%) Eclipse
4 24 (58.54%) Subversion
4 24 (58.54%) Spring
4 24 (58.54%) Maven
4 24 (58.54%) JSTL
4 24 (58.54%) jQuery
4 24 (58.54%) REST
5 22 (53.66%) .NET
6 14 (34.15%) Marketing
7 8 (19.51%) Data Mining
8 7 (17.07%) SAS
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) Direct Marketing
8 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
9 6 (14.63%) Campaign Management

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Alterian 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 Alterian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (68.29%) CMS
2 24 (58.54%) Apache
2 24 (58.54%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.07%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) SPSS
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) FastStats
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Tridion
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Data Mining
2 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Ant
1 24 (58.54%) Eclipse
1 24 (58.54%) Subversion
1 24 (58.54%) Maven
General
1 14 (34.15%) Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
1 24 (58.54%) Java Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Web Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Java Web Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Marketing Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Marketing Data Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Content Editor
8 2 (4.88%) Campaign Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) SPSS Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Web Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) SAS Marketing Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) J2EE
2 24 (58.54%) CSS
2 24 (58.54%) JSP
2 24 (58.54%) XML
2 24 (58.54%) XSLT
2 24 (58.54%) Spring
2 24 (58.54%) JSTL
2 24 (58.54%) jQuery
2 24 (58.54%) REST
3 22 (53.66%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) UNIX
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Direct Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Campaign Management
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Data Management
4 4 (9.76%) Content Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Customer Insight
5 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Document Management
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (2.44%) Use Case
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Database Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) Customer Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) SELCOPY
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Unica
2 3 (7.32%) Neolane
3 2 (4.88%) FatWire
3 2 (4.88%) Interwoven
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Ektron
3 2 (4.88%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
South West
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