The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Gate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Gate over the 3 months to 18 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 London 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 Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Gate
Rank 410 388 417
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.010% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £469 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Gate
England

Red Gate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Red Gate
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Gate across the London region.

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in London

Red Gate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Gate across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Gate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Gate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the London region.

Red Gate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Red Gate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Gate within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London -13 1 £575 +53.33%
Red Gate
England

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle