The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Thunderhead Limited.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thunderhead
Rank 256 257 239
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Thunderhead
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 5 £350 -
Berkshire +1 1 £400 -
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead 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 South East region with a requirement for Thunderhead.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Guidewire
2 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Sonata
5 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Equities
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) XSD
8 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (7.69%) ISEB
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 1 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Support
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) UAT Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Guidewire