The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedGate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedGate over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RedGate
England / London
Rank 401 402 399
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing RedGate 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.043% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £550 £313 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -33.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £386 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8359 8604 9635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.14% 40.79% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5619 5629 6351
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 185
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.70 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

RedGate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RedGate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

RedGate Jobs Demand Trend in London

RedGate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RedGate Daily Rate Trend in London

RedGate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RedGate Hourly Rate Trend in London

RedGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate 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 London region with a requirement for RedGate.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) C#
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (44.44%) DevOps
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (44.44%) IIS
8 7 (38.89%) ADO
8 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 7 (38.89%) Web Services
8 7 (38.89%) VB
8 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 7 (38.89%) NUnit
8 7 (38.89%) Subversion
8 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
8 7 (38.89%) Dapper ORM
8 7 (38.89%) WFM
8 7 (38.89%) Rackspace
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) MCITP
10 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

RedGate
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Data Mart
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.11%) OLAP
9 2 (11.11%) OLTP
9 2 (11.11%) WhereScape RED
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) NUnit
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.11%) WiX
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) DBA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Release Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) ADO
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) Dapper ORM
2 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) WFM
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Corporate Information Factory
4 3 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCITP
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Rackspace
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Greenplum
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle