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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 586 535 577
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +42
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 25 58 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.11% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.100% 0.24% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 5
Average daily rate
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£410 £458 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £465 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.27% +43.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -

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
25012 24551 23700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 44.87% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12809
Average daily rate £400 £376 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1077 1191
Average hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -36 25 £410 +36.66% 10
London +12 16 £438 +30.59% 2
South East -15 6 £410 +41.37% 2
Surrey - 5 £410 -
Cobham - 4 £410 -
City of London -8 3 £400 -17.09%
East of England -25 2 - - 6
Brentwood - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Poole - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 £325 -
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (91.49%) SQL Server
2 39 (82.98%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (48.94%) Windows
5 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
5 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) Linux
8 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) Greenplum
10 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
10 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (23.40%) Tableau
11 10 (21.28%) WhereScape RED
11 10 (21.28%) Migration
11 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
11 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
12 9 (19.15%) ETL
12 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (14.89%) XML

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (91.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (21.28%) WhereScape RED
8 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
9 7 (14.89%) MySQL
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
11 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
12 4 (8.51%) HBase
12 4 (8.51%) Big Data
12 4 (8.51%) Impala
13 3 (6.38%) DTS
14 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (8.51%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) MSTest
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) DBA
2 21 (44.68%) SQL DBA
3 17 (36.17%) Developer
4 14 (29.79%) Administrator
5 12 (25.53%) SQL Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Build Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Development DBA
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Junior
10 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Server Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) Middleware
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) XHTML
5 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.13%) Ninject
5 1 (2.13%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Tandem
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) ETL
4 7 (14.89%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) Database Security
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) BDD
7 3 (6.38%) Database Tuning
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) VBScript
7 4 (8.51%) Scala
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) XQuery
8 2 (4.26%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 5 (10.64%) MCDBA
4 5 (10.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) HDFS
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
2 11 (23.40%) Greenplum
2 11 (23.40%) Tableau
3 6 (12.77%) Perforce
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.51%) Actian
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.13%) HP
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