The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Gate 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 Red Gate over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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 Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 597 574 595
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 33 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.074% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 3
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£375 £368 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £218 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £489 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £319
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +32.54%
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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Red Gate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Gate
Daily Rate Trend

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

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Gate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Gate within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Red Gate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Gate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Red Gate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Red Gate
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Gate within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 -2 33 £375 +29.31% 11
London +12 24 £375 +23.96% 3
City of London +19 8 £485 -1.02%
South East -13 6 £405 +39.65% 4
Surrey - 5 £410 - 3
Cobham - 5 £410 - 2
East of England -6 2 - - 4
Essex - 2 - - 2
Brentwood - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Poole - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £335 -
Dorset - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £350 -

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate.

1 45 (91.84%) SQL Server
2 42 (85.71%) SQL
3 38 (77.55%) T-SQL
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (44.90%) C#
8 21 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (34.69%) Data Modelling
11 16 (32.65%) Finance
11 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (30.61%) Subversion
13 14 (28.57%) Credit Risk
13 14 (28.57%) Java
14 13 (26.53%) Scrum
15 12 (24.49%) Perforce
15 12 (24.49%) Investment Banking
15 12 (24.49%) Banking
15 12 (24.49%) ETL
15 12 (24.49%) Windows
16 11 (22.45%) Degree
16 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
17 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
17 10 (20.41%) HTML
17 10 (20.41%) Migration
18 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
18 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
18 9 (18.37%) TeamCity

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (91.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
7 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
8 7 (14.29%) Big Data
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 6 (12.24%) Impala
9 6 (12.24%) HBase
10 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.12%) DTS
11 3 (6.12%) MySQL
11 3 (6.12%) WhereScape RED
11 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
12 2 (4.08%) RavenDB
13 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 15 (30.61%) Subversion
3 9 (18.37%) TeamCity
4 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (12.24%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.04%) tSQLt
8 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.04%) JMeter
8 1 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium
8 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
2 12 (24.49%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) DBA
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Developer
3 16 (32.65%) SQL DBA
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (14.29%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Development DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Report Manager
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (10.20%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.04%) MDX
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
7 1 (2.04%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (2.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 8 (16.33%) Replication
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.08%) Equities
5 2 (4.08%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Data Modelling
3 13 (26.53%) Scrum
4 12 (24.49%) ETL
5 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (20.41%) Migration
6 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
7 9 (18.37%) SDLC
8 7 (14.29%) OO
8 7 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) Database Security
10 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Database Mirroring
12 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (6.12%) Database Tuning
12 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) SQL
2 38 (77.55%) T-SQL
3 22 (44.90%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) Java
5 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
6 7 (14.29%) Scala
6 7 (14.29%) VBScript
7 6 (12.24%) C++
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.12%) PHP
10 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.08%) XQuery
10 2 (4.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) HDFS
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Perforce
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) Cloudera
4 6 (12.24%) Actian
5 3 (6.12%) Greenplum
5 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.12%) Tableau
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (2.04%) HP
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago