The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead over the 3 months to 24 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 Thunderhead Limited.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thunderhead
UK
Rank 589 608 602
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.018% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £415 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% -4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-24.54% +10.00%
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
20304 21658 22770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.26% 43.32% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12487 12740 13329
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 863 997
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Thunderhead
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +22 4 £415 -24.54% 1
South East - 4 £415 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £415 -
Hampshire - 3 £415 -
Reading - 1 £525 -
Berkshire - 1 £525 -

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) JBoss
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (13.33%) Front Office
6 2 (13.33%) Back Office
6 2 (13.33%) SmartStream
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project
6 2 (13.33%) STL
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling

Thunderhead
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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Documentation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) STL
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Document Management
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Composition
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SmartStream