The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 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 Alterian.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Alterian
Rank 548 528 490
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Contract jobs citing Alterian 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.039% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.087% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Average daily rate
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£288 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 880 909 1100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
London +1 4 £350 +143.05% 4
South East - 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Alterian
UK

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) DNN
3 4 (36.36%) Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Streaming Music
3 4 (36.36%) Umbraco
3 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
3 4 (36.36%) Immediacy CMS
3 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
3 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (36.36%) Ektron
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (36.36%) Kentico
3 4 (36.36%) Node.js
3 4 (36.36%) Sitefinity
3 4 (36.36%) Ninject
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) DNN
2 4 (36.36%) Umbraco
2 4 (36.36%) Immediacy CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Kentico
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 4 (36.36%) Sitefinity
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SPSS
1 1 (9.09%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Campaign Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Ninject
2 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) JSTL
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Streaming Music
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
1 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Direct Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
1 4 (36.36%) Ektron
2 3 (27.27%) RedDot
3 1 (9.09%) Unica
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) SmartFocus
3 1 (9.09%) Neolane