The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
289 271 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.48% 49.09% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 154 120
Average daily rate £360 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) SMS
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Billing
6 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SMS
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) EMC