The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Thunderhead Limited.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thunderhead
Rank 608 602 604
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.040% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 0.092% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £350 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £563
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
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
22151 22748 23930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.73% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 13689 13802
Median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 979 1132
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Thunderhead as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in England

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in England

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thunderhead across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Histogram in England

Thunderhead
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 10 £350 -26.31% 1
South East +8 5 £350 -26.31% 1
East of England 0 1 - -
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Thunderhead.

1 8 (42.11%) Finance
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Sonata
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Document Management
6 3 (15.79%) JBoss
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (10.53%) Legal
7 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (10.53%) Front Office
7 2 (10.53%) Back Office
7 2 (10.53%) SmartStream
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) .NET

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) UAT Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) UAT Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Documentation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Reports Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) STL
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Document Management
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Cash Management
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SmartStream
2 1 (5.26%) Caplin
2 1 (5.26%) Wall Street Systems