The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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 Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Gate
Rank 399 406 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.042% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £313 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £475 £283
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +68.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Red Gate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8591 9589 9860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.57% 45.21% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 6357 6319
Average daily rate £438 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 198 221
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +35 1 £375 -26.47%
Clapham - 1 £275 -
Red Gate
England

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) SQL
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (38.24%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (32.35%) Banking
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Replication
7 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Credit Risk
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) IIS
8 7 (20.59%) Clustering
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (17.65%) Tableau
9 6 (17.65%) WhereScape RED
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (17.65%) WhereScape RED
8 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
9 3 (8.82%) Big Data
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (5.88%) HBase
10 2 (5.88%) Impala
11 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.94%) DTS
11 1 (2.94%) MySQL
11 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.88%) tSQLt
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
4 5 (14.71%) Back Office
5 3 (8.82%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) DBA
3 14 (41.18%) SQL DBA
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Production DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Server Support
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Production DBA
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) Ajax
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.88%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Credit Risk
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
2 7 (20.59%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) SOLID
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 13 (38.24%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.82%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) DBAmp
2 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Greenplum
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 6 (17.65%) Tableau
2 5 (14.71%) Perforce
3 4 (11.76%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.88%) Actian
4 2 (5.88%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.94%) CommVault
5 1 (2.94%) Sage
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com