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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alterian
Rank 608 640 649
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Contract jobs citing Alterian 16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.025% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Median daily rate £370 £295 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -29.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £295 £420
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -29.76%
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
22572 23646 25687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 42.71% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13871 15133
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 979 1231
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 13 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 4 December 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 +18 14 £370 +25.42% 4
London +6 7 £400 +125.35% 3
North West - 3 £370 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £300 - 1
South East - 2 £300 - 1
Scotland - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 £370 -
Liverpool - 1 £370 -
Stirling - 1 £275 -
Reading - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £370 -

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (53.85%) Content Management
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) CMS
5 9 (34.62%) Marketing
5 9 (34.62%) SAS
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Analytics
6 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
6 8 (30.77%) Sitefinity
6 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (30.77%) Unica
6 8 (30.77%) DNN
6 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
6 8 (30.77%) EPiServer
6 8 (30.77%) Immediacy CMS
6 8 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (30.77%) Sitecore
6 8 (30.77%) Ektron
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (30.77%) Kentico
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) Epiphany

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 9 (34.62%) CMS
1 9 (34.62%) SAS
2 8 (30.77%) DNN
2 8 (30.77%) Immediacy CMS
2 8 (30.77%) Kentico
2 8 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (30.77%) Sitefinity
2 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (19.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Unica
2 5 (19.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (7.69%) FastStats
4 1 (3.85%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SmartFocus
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Base SAS
4 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Ant
1 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 8 (30.77%) CMS Developer
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Campaign Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) EPiServer Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (26.92%) RESTful
3 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) CSS3
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
5 2 (7.69%) COM+
6 1 (3.85%) Ninject
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Tandem
3 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Content Management
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Campaign Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Campaign Management
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Data Management
9 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
9 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.85%) Pay per click
9 1 (3.85%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCAD
2 2 (7.69%) MCSD
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Ektron
2 8 (30.77%) EPiServer
2 8 (30.77%) Sitecore
3 7 (26.92%) Epiphany
4 6 (23.08%) Adobe
5 4 (15.38%) Chordiant
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) Omniture
7 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.85%) Google