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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RedGate
UK
Rank 580 604 603
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing RedGate 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.065% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £439 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £368 £475
% change year-on-year
-24.48% -22.63%
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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 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 12 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 17 January 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 +19 15 £375 -1.31% 8
London +12 9 £413 +10.00%
Greenford - 7 £413 -
South East +16 2 £375 -2.59%
Birmingham - 2 £280 -
West Midlands - 2 £280 -
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Leeds - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Surrey +14 1 £475 +23.37%
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £275 -

RedGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 20 (54.05%) T-SQL
5 16 (43.24%) .NET
6 15 (40.54%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (32.43%) Dapper ORM
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
9 11 (29.73%) MCITP
9 11 (29.73%) Entity Framework
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Subversion
11 8 (21.62%) MySQL
11 8 (21.62%) IIS
11 8 (21.62%) MCDBA
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) DevOps
12 7 (18.92%) Rackspace

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 (21.62%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) NAS
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (21.62%) MySQL
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.11%) OLTP
7 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.41%) OLAP
8 2 (5.41%) WhereScape RED
9 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.62%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) NUnit
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DBA
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
2 13 (35.14%) SQL DBA
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Server Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) Dapper ORM
3 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) Entity Framework
4 7 (18.92%) ADO
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 5 (13.51%) jQuery
5 5 (13.51%) LINQ
5 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.81%) WCF
7 2 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps
1 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (18.92%) WFM
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) T-SQL
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) VB
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) MCITP
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) MCDBA
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Rackspace
4 5 (13.51%) Twitter
5 4 (10.81%) IDERA
5 4 (10.81%) Tableau
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos
6 2 (5.41%) Greenplum
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Apple