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 10 February 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 Alterian.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alterian
Rank 625 598 566
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -32
Contract jobs citing Alterian 1 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.027% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.059% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 21
Average daily rate £275 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
- +3.77%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 3 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -11 1 £275 -34.52%
Wales -12 1 £275 -34.52%
South Wales -14 1 £275 -34.52%

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) FastStats
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Siebel
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) DNN
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
6 1 (14.29%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) DNN
2 1 (14.29%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Kentico
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) FastStats
2 1 (14.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Campaign Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ektron
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Siebel
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore