Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 786 811
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 -27
Contract jobs citing RedGate 41 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.013% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.030% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 32
England median daily rate £450 £451 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +28.71% -15.15%
10th Percentile £350 £280 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £415
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +2.80% +25.07% -15.15%
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 38,412 36,759 42,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.03% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,100 22,786 26,263
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,345 1,246 1,513
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -17 33 £475 -5.00% 1
East of England - 6 £350 -
Midlands -9 2 £406 +45.09%
West Midlands -17 2 £406 +45.09%
RedGate
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (95.12%) SQL
2 35 (85.37%) SQL Server
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (58.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (34.15%) Windows
11 13 (31.71%) Finance
11 13 (31.71%) .NET
11 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (29.27%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
13 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
13 11 (26.83%) Pair Programming
13 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
14 10 (24.39%) Refactoring
14 10 (24.39%) Snowflake Schema
14 10 (24.39%) Star Schema
14 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
15 9 (21.95%) Oracle
15 9 (21.95%) Banking
16 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
16 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (17.07%) Linux

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 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (85.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (73.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (58.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (24.39%) Snowflake Schema
8 10 (24.39%) Star Schema
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
13 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
13 2 (4.88%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (4.88%) OLTP
13 2 (4.88%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) LINQPad
4 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Developer
3 14 (34.15%) DBA
4 13 (31.71%) SQL DBA
5 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Database Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Administrator
8 4 (9.76%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (2.44%) C Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Excel Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.32%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) WPF
5 1 (2.44%) XSD
5 1 (2.44%) XSL
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Wiki
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (41.46%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
5 11 (26.83%) Pair Programming
5 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (24.39%) Refactoring
7 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Use Case
11 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Solace
4 1 (2.44%) Syncfusion
4 1 (2.44%) Telerik