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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 24 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 Alterian.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alterian
Rank 634 644 599
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -45
Contract jobs citing Alterian 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.008% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £180 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £180 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £180 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £180 £290
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24318 25098 23933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.07% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14729 13223
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 1084 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Alterian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -10 6 £425 - 2
London - 3 £438 - 1
Wales - 3 £275 -
Cardiff - 3 £275 -
South Wales - 3 £275 -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Alterian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Alterian.

1 6 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Unica
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) SmartFocus
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Chordiant
3 3 (30.00%) Epiphany
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) DNN
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (20.00%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Ektron
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) DNN
4 2 (20.00%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Kentico
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Unica
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SmartFocus
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Campaign Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) CMS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Tandem
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Content Management
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (30.00%) Chordiant
2 3 (30.00%) Epiphany
3 2 (20.00%) Ektron
3 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Omniture
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Google