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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RedGate
UK
Rank 578 604 600
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing RedGate 8 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.035% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.081% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £277 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £406 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £386 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -3.43%
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
19932 22338 23870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.73% 43.09% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 13342 13752
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 839 990
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 2017.

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 10 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +40 7 £475 +26.66% 3
London +13 4 £550 +76.00% 1
Birmingham - 2 £280 -
West Midlands - 2 £280 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -

RedGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) T-SQL
5 17 (44.74%) .NET
6 16 (42.11%) C#
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (34.21%) MCITP
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.95%) Dapper ORM
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
10 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (21.05%) MySQL
12 8 (21.05%) IIS
12 8 (21.05%) MCDBA
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing

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 8 (21.05%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (21.05%) MySQL
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Data Mart
8 2 (5.26%) OLAP
8 2 (5.26%) OLTP
8 2 (5.26%) WhereScape RED
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) NUnit
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.26%) WiX
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) DBA
3 13 (34.21%) SQL DBA
4 12 (31.58%) C# Developer
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Dapper ORM
3 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
4 7 (18.42%) ADO
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) JSON
6 5 (13.16%) WCF
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) HTML
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 4 (10.53%) LINQ
7 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
1 8 (21.05%) DevOps
1 8 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) WFM
3 5 (13.16%) ETL
3 5 (13.16%) High Availability
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Corporate Information Factory
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 16 (42.11%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) VB
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) MCITP
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) MCDBA
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Rackspace
4 5 (13.16%) IDERA
5 4 (10.53%) Tableau
5 4 (10.53%) Twitter
6 2 (5.26%) Cognos
6 2 (5.26%) Greenplum
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica