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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 555 511 557
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +46
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 15 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.067% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.14% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
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
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Thunderhead
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
South East -16 11 £350 -33.33% 1
London -5 4 £425 -19.04% 2
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) Derivative
4 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) Equities
5 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
6 4 (12.50%) DTCC
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) XSL
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Document Management
7 3 (9.38%) Cincom
7 3 (9.38%) DOC1
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (6.25%) Legal
8 2 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) Guidewire
8 2 (6.25%) EMIR
8 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (3.13%) Master Data Management
9 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (3.13%) C

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) FileNet
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) DOC1
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) XSL
3 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Derivative
2 5 (15.63%) Equities
3 4 (12.50%) DTCC
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Document Management
1 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Master Data Management
3 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
3 1 (3.13%) Release Management
3 1 (3.13%) Test Management
3 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.13%) UML
3 1 (3.13%) SOA
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Process Management
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cincom
2 2 (6.25%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata