The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Alterian.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Alterian 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
424 493 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.75% 49.70% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 186 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Alterian
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Alterian 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 Alterian.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) XPath

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Alterian 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 Alterian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle