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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank 592 573 561
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Alterian 14 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.024% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 21
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£340 £245 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £297 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £297 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.52% -8.65%
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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 20 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 29 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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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 -13 10 £305 +41.86% 2
South East -10 7 £340 +6.66% 1
Scotland -13 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £296 -7.05% 1
Oxford - 2 £296 - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Crawley - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
London - - - - 1

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) JSP
2 17 (56.67%) Eclipse
3 14 (46.67%) CMS
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) JSTL
7 10 (33.33%) Subversion
7 10 (33.33%) Spring
7 10 (33.33%) Maven
7 10 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (33.33%) Apache
7 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 10 (33.33%) XSLT
7 10 (33.33%) UNIX
7 10 (33.33%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) J2EE
7 10 (33.33%) Ant
8 9 (30.00%) Marketing
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) SAS
10 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
11 5 (16.67%) SPSS
11 5 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) Campaign Management
11 5 (16.67%) Data Protection

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (46.67%) CMS
2 10 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (23.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SPSS
2 3 (10.00%) FastStats
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Tridion
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Eclipse
2 10 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 10 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) JSP
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 11 (36.67%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 10 (33.33%) Spring
4 10 (33.33%) JSTL
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) J2EE
4 10 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
1 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 5 (16.67%) Campaign Management
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) E-business
3 3 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (6.67%) Content Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Database Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) DSDM
5 1 (3.33%) V-Model
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing Management
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) Unica
2 3 (10.00%) Neolane
3 2 (6.67%) Eloqua
3 2 (6.67%) Ektron
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Interwoven
3 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.67%) FatWire
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Chordiant
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Epiphany
4 1 (3.33%) Akamai
4 1 (3.33%) Infor
4 1 (3.33%) Pega
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