The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead over the 3 months to 16 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 544 513 559
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +46
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 22 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.036% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.078% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 4
Average daily rate £493 £563 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £673 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £400
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
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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
London -35 18 £500 -11.11%
South East - 4 £425 - 1
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) Derivative
6 9 (18.00%) C#
7 7 (14.00%) Oracle
7 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
7 7 (14.00%) UNIX
7 7 (14.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) Equities
8 6 (12.00%) Solaris
8 6 (12.00%) Java
8 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (12.00%) Document Management
8 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
8 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (10.00%) DTCC
9 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (10.00%) Guidewire
9 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (10.00%) Python
9 5 (10.00%) Linux
9 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (8.00%) .NET
10 4 (8.00%) JavaScript

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.00%) FileNet
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) XSL
3 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Derivative
2 7 (14.00%) Equities
3 5 (10.00%) DTCC
3 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) UNIX
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Solaris
2 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Document Management
2 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (8.00%) Service Management
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.00%) SOA
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.00%) ITSM
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
5 2 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) EMIR
2 1 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
1 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (10.00%) Guidewire
3 4 (8.00%) Misys
3 4 (8.00%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) Kofax
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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