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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 2 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thunderhead
Rank 562 507 510
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +3
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 7 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.069% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.15% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 7
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £418 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £540 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
21752 21223 18790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.60% 45.61% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12681 11868 10146
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 904 927 1162
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 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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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 -13 1 £600 +25.00%
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Document Management
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Documentum
6 2 (10.00%) DOC1
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (5.00%) Derivative
7 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) EMIR
7 1 (5.00%) Nintex
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Documentum
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) DOC1
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Documentation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Documentation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.00%) Derivative
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Document Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Nintex
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects