The table below looks at the statistics for Valgrind skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Valgrind over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Valgrind
Rank - 647 629
Contract jobs citing Valgrind 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.026% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £310 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £210
% change year-on-year
- +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Valgrind
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Valgrind as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Valgrind Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Valgrind
Daily Rate Trend

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

Valgrind Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Valgrind
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Valgrind Hourly Rate Trend in the UK