The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank - 109 129
Contract jobs citing Alterian 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.22% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £241 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1258 918 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.37% 42.88% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 539 675
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 65 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.35 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Alterian
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Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Alterian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Alterian Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Alterian
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bristol - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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Alterian
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai