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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 12 February 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thunderhead
Rank 615 603 556
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -47
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 11 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.038% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 26
Average daily rate £575 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 0 11 £575 +4.54% 3
South East +16 5 £575 +4.54% 3
Hampshire +7 5 £575 +4.54% 3
Southampton - 5 £575 - 2
South West - 2 £550 -
East of England - 2 £500 -
Somerset - 2 £550 -
Bath - 2 £550 -
London +7 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Document Management
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Equities
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Document Management
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Interwoven
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