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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Gate
Rank 399 413 385
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.037% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£485 £318 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.75% +22.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £190 £325
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.53%
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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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
City of London - 3 £485 -
Croydon - - - -
Red Gate
England

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) NUnit
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (42.86%) MSTest
4 3 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (42.86%) Ninject
5 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
5 2 (28.57%) BDD

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (42.86%) Ninject
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft