The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Alterian.

Alterian
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 - 602
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Alterian 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% - 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £390 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Alterian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18223 21574 22209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.67% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11367 13293 12833
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 762 952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £50.00 £42.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Alterian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Alterian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Alterian in England

Alterian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Alterian in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Alterian in England

Alterian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alterian in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Alterian in England

Alterian
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London - 2 - - 2
South East - 1 £390 -
Alterian
UK

Alterian
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Alterian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Alterian.

1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CMS
2 7 (50.00%) Content Management
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) DNN
2 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 7 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 7 (50.00%) Immediacy CMS
2 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (50.00%) Kentico
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Sitefinity
3 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS

Alterian
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (50.00%) CMS
1 7 (50.00%) DNN
1 7 (50.00%) EPiServer
1 7 (50.00%) Immediacy CMS
1 7 (50.00%) Kentico
1 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (42.86%) Sitefinity
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) FastStats
2 1 (7.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) CMS Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (35.71%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
5 4 (28.57%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Data Insight Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) Insight Data Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) COM+
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Ninject
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Tandem
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) R
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) OpenText
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik