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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thunderhead
Rank 618 612 583
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 10 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.081% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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
22667 23414 23302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.13% 44.20% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14060 14130 13286
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 748 1004 1029
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
South East +14 5 £350 -
London -6 4 £338 -28.94%
East of England +10 1 - -
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Sonata
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Document Management
6 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.67%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Liferay
7 1 (6.67%) Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
7 1 (6.67%) XSD
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL

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 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) UAT Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) UAT Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) CMS Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Reports Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Caplin
1 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
1 1 (6.67%) Wall Street Systems