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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 566 538 529
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing Alterian 4 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.009% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.018% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 23
Average daily rate
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£290 £241 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.20% -25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £199 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -10.57%
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
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
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 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 1 £225 -29.41%
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
London - - - - 2
Alterian
UK

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (75.00%) CMS
2 19 (67.86%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 19 (67.86%) jQuery
3 18 (64.29%) JSTL
3 18 (64.29%) REST
3 18 (64.29%) JSP
3 18 (64.29%) XML
3 18 (64.29%) XSLT
3 18 (64.29%) UNIX
3 18 (64.29%) Ant
3 18 (64.29%) J2EE
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Apache
3 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
3 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
3 18 (64.29%) Subversion
3 18 (64.29%) Spring
3 18 (64.29%) Maven
4 16 (57.14%) .NET
5 7 (25.00%) Marketing
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Unica
7 4 (14.29%) QA
7 4 (14.29%) Campaign Management
8 3 (10.71%) Neolane
8 3 (10.71%) Direct Marketing
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (75.00%) CMS
2 18 (64.29%) Apache
2 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Tridion
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
1 3 (10.71%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
1 18 (64.29%) Subversion
1 18 (64.29%) Maven
1 18 (64.29%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Java Developer
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Web Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Web Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Campaign Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
1 19 (67.86%) HTML
1 19 (67.86%) jQuery
2 18 (64.29%) JSP
2 18 (64.29%) XML
2 18 (64.29%) XSLT
2 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 18 (64.29%) JSTL
2 18 (64.29%) J2EE
2 18 (64.29%) REST
3 16 (57.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) UNIX
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Campaign Management
2 3 (10.71%) Direct Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 2 (7.14%) Content Management
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Customer Insight
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Unica
2 3 (10.71%) Neolane
3 2 (7.14%) Ektron
3 2 (7.14%) FatWire
3 2 (7.14%) Eloqua
3 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Akamai