The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedGate 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 RedGate over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Red Gate Software.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RedGate
Rank 634 624 588
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -36
Contract jobs citing RedGate 10 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.054% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 22
Median daily rate £340 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £320 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £650 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.32%
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
24366 25361 25873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.11% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14895 14962 14408
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 1088 1107
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

RedGate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RedGate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

RedGate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RedGate
Daily Rate Trend

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

RedGate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RedGate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedGate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

RedGate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RedGate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RedGate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RedGate
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedGate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -16 9 £330 -12.00% 3
South East +9 3 £350 -13.58%
South West +5 2 £328 -6.42% 1
Surrey +1 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £328 -
Redhill - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
London -35 1 £575 +53.33%
North East - 1 £296 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £296 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £296 -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

RedGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate 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 RedGate.

1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 23 (79.31%) T-SQL
3 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
4 19 (65.52%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
5 16 (55.17%) C#
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (44.83%) MVC
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (41.38%) HTML
8 12 (41.38%) jQuery
9 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 11 (37.93%) CSS
10 10 (34.48%) HTML5
10 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
11 9 (31.03%) WCF
12 8 (27.59%) LINQ
12 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
12 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
12 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
12 8 (27.59%) Dapper ORM
12 8 (27.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (24.14%) Twitter
13 7 (24.14%) JSON

RedGate
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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Sage CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
8 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.45%) OLTP
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Moq
7 1 (3.45%) NUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) WiX
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
2 12 (41.38%) DBA
3 9 (31.03%) Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) NHS DBA
8 1 (3.45%) Production DBA
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) jQuery
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) WCF
6 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Dapper ORM
6 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
6 8 (27.59%) LINQ
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (24.14%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.34%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (10.34%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Database Security
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 23 (79.31%) T-SQL
3 16 (55.17%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) DBAmp
2 1 (3.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Twitter
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) CommVault
3 4 (13.79%) IDERA
3 4 (13.79%) Sage
3 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow