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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thunderhead
Rank 611 619 584
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.037% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.083% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
22381 22783 22248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13945 13752 12569
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 986 1011
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 July 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 July 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 6 £350 -
London - 3 £350 - 1
East of England +13 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Sonata
4 7 (26.92%) Guidewire
4 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Document Management
8 3 (11.54%) Interwoven
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) Adobe
9 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) Windows
9 2 (7.69%) SLA
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.69%) Alfresco

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 (7.69%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Sonata
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) UAT Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) UAT Test Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 3 (11.54%) Document Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Guidewire
2 3 (11.54%) Interwoven
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Caplin
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Wall Street Systems
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