Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of RedGate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RedGate over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 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 Red Gate Software.

RedGate
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 789 853
Rank change year-on-year -43 +64 -31
Contract jobs citing RedGate 43 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.070% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 25
England median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -13.58%
10th Percentile £320 £320 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £436
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £350
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

RedGate is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,147 38,594 45,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.91% 43.76% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,547 23,786 28,191
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,260 1,482
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.37% -1.90%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RedGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RedGate in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
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 RedGate within the England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 39 £500 -4.76% 7
Midlands -8 2 £363 +3.57% 1
South West -7 1 £350 +7.69%
North of England -9 1 - - 4
North West -15 1 - - 3
West Midlands -27 1 £425 +21.43%
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
RedGate
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for RedGate.

1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 32 (74.42%) SQL Server
3 27 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
5 20 (46.51%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (41.86%) Windows
8 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
10 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
11 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (30.23%) .NET
12 13 (30.23%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
13 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (25.58%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (25.58%) Finance
15 10 (23.26%) ETL
15 10 (23.26%) TeamCity
15 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
17 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (18.60%) Oracle
17 8 (18.60%) Banking
17 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (18.60%) DevOps

RedGate
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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) GitHub
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (62.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (46.51%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (16.28%) Snowflake Schema
9 7 (16.28%) Star Schema
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
12 4 (9.30%) OLTP
13 3 (6.98%) Power BI
13 3 (6.98%) SSDT
14 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
14 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
14 2 (4.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) TeamCity
2 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) Hudson
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.33%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) Liquibase
8 1 (2.33%) Maven
8 1 (2.33%) Selenium
8 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Developer
3 9 (20.93%) DBA
4 8 (18.60%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.95%) Database Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Database Developer
5 6 (13.95%) T-SQL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Pandas
4 2 (4.65%) PySpark
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) WPF
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) Autofac
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.33%) NLog
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Derivative
1 2 (4.65%) Fintech
1 2 (4.65%) Replication
1 2 (4.65%) Wiki
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (30.23%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.58%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (23.26%) ETL
6 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
7 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
8 7 (16.28%) Refactoring
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.98%) BCP
11 3 (6.98%) Database Security
11 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.98%) Release Management
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
12 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
3 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) VBA
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) VBScript
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) MiFID
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Terraform
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) AppDynamics
3 7 (16.28%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Perforce
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) VMware