Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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 Red Gate Software.

RedGate
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 833 824
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing RedGate 62 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.069% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 33
England median daily rate £458 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -1.32% +31.03%
10th Percentile £326 £274 £311
90th Percentile £588 £471 £635
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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 40422 43281 44330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.51% 45.10% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25545 26756 26604
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £242 £245 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1307 1556 1887
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +6.00%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -1 38 £500 +21.21% 3
North of England +61 10 £300 +9.09%
Yorkshire +33 10 £300 +9.09%
Midlands +24 5 £372 +14.31%
South East -10 5 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands +19 3 £350 +7.69%
East of England - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £419 -
South West 0 1 - -
RedGate
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate 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 RedGate.

1 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 54 (87.10%) SQL Server
3 41 (66.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (53.23%) Finance
5 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (46.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (43.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (35.48%) MCITP
10 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
11 21 (33.87%) ETL
12 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (30.65%) Windows
14 18 (29.03%) MCSE
14 18 (29.03%) QlikView
15 17 (27.42%) Banking
15 17 (27.42%) .NET
16 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
17 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2016
18 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
18 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2014
19 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (17.74%) QA
20 11 (17.74%) Scrum

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 8 (12.90%) IIS
1 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) GemFire
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) snoop
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 41 (66.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (46.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (29.03%) QlikView
8 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (11.29%) OLAP
12 6 (9.68%) OLTP
13 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.84%) Data Mart
14 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
14 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (4.84%) SQLPlus
15 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
16 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (12.90%) MSBuild
2 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) Toad
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) WiX
5 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) LINQPad
5 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Local Government
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) SQL Developer
3 20 (32.26%) DBA
4 17 (27.42%) SQL DBA
5 14 (22.58%) SSIS Developer
6 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
6 13 (20.97%) Senior SQL Developer
7 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Developer
7 12 (19.35%) SSRS Developer
8 10 (16.13%) ETL Developer
9 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) PowerShell Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Lead SQL Server Developer
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
11 5 (8.06%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) MSMQ
2 8 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (11.29%) MDX
4 6 (9.68%) WCF
5 4 (6.45%) JSON
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (3.23%) REST
7 2 (3.23%) WinForms
7 2 (3.23%) WPF
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.61%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.61%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) LINQ
8 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) Online Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
5 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (33.87%) ETL
3 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (14.52%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
7 9 (14.52%) DevOps
8 8 (12.90%) Application Performance Management
8 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.90%) Performance Management
8 8 (12.90%) Task Automation
9 6 (9.68%) Fund Management
9 6 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (9.68%) Migration
9 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
3 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.90%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (4.84%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (35.48%) MCITP
3 18 (29.03%) MCSE
4 4 (6.45%) MCTS
5 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) AppDynamics
2 8 (12.90%) Dynatrace
2 8 (12.90%) New Relic
3 6 (9.68%) Tableau
4 4 (6.45%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.23%) Infragistics
5 2 (3.23%) Neverfail
5 2 (3.23%) Syncfusion
5 2 (3.23%) Telerik
6 1 (1.61%) Lumension
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee
6 1 (1.61%) Solace
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter