The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 590 558 558
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing Alterian 11 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.050% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
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£400 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £208 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Alterian
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Alterian within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Alterian Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Alterian
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alterian within the UK.

Alterian Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Alterian
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -37 5 £388 +51.96% 7
South East -19 4 £400 -
Berkshire - 4 £400 -
Scotland +3 3 £400 +45.45%
East of England - - - -
South West - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Bath - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
London - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Watford - - - -

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (70.59%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JSP
2 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) SAS
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) CMS
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) JSTL
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Maven
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) E-business
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (17.65%) SPSS
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Ant
6 3 (17.65%) XSLT

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) JSP
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) JSTL
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) E-business
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Direct Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Database Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) DSDM
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Unica
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Epiphany
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Chordiant
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) Pega
3 1 (5.88%) Neolane
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago