Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 801 842
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 -18
Contract jobs citing RedGate 50 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.15% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 28
England median daily rate £538 £465 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.59% +26.53% -2.65%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £286
90th Percentile £673 £588 £448
UK median daily rate £538 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +26.47% +13.33% +7.14%
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 39,796 39,936 44,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.14% 42.82% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,001 25,024 27,244
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,496 1,338 1,553
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +12 41 £550 +7.32% 6
North of England -21 5 - - 4
Yorkshire -17 4 - - 2
East Midlands +5 1 £300 -28.36% 1
East of England 0 1 £425 - 1
North West -16 1 - -
Midlands -19 1 £300 -19.25% 2
South East -25 1 - -
South West -26 1 £350 -
RedGate
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 38 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (62.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
5 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (36.00%) Finance
7 17 (34.00%) ETL
7 17 (34.00%) TeamCity
8 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (30.00%) DevOps
9 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 15 (30.00%) .NET
10 14 (28.00%) AppDynamics
11 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
11 13 (26.00%) C#
12 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 10 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (20.00%) Python

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 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.00%) GitHub
4 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.00%) Serverless
5 2 (4.00%) IaaS
5 2 (4.00%) PaaS
6 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 5 (10.00%) Power BI
8 5 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (10.00%) Star Schema
9 3 (6.00%) QlikView
9 3 (6.00%) SSDT
10 2 (4.00%) OLTP
10 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) TeamCity
2 16 (32.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.00%) Gradle
5 6 (12.00%) Liquibase
5 6 (12.00%) Maven
5 6 (12.00%) SonarQube
5 6 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.00%) Moq
7 4 (8.00%) Subversion
8 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.00%) Hudson
8 2 (4.00%) JIRA
8 2 (4.00%) MSBuild
8 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Front Office
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.00%) DBA
4 8 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.00%) SQL DBA
5 7 (14.00%) Data Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 4 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
8 4 (8.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) WPF
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.00%) Pandas
3 5 (10.00%) PySpark
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Core
4 4 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (8.00%) RxJS
5 2 (4.00%) RxJava
6 1 (2.00%) COM
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) LINQ
6 1 (2.00%) Spring.NET
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ETL
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
3 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (18.00%) Asset Management
6 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (18.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (16.00%) Migration
8 7 (14.00%) Release Management
9 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Machine Learning
10 5 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (26.00%) C#
3 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Python
5 9 (18.00%) VBA
6 6 (12.00%) Groovy
7 5 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) VBScript
10 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) MCITP
1 3 (6.00%) MCSE
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 7 (14.00%) Terraform
3 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Sentry
6 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) AppDynamics
3 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (12.00%) Dynatrace
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Tableau
6 4 (8.00%) DevExpress
7 3 (6.00%) Informatica
8 2 (4.00%) Perforce
8 2 (4.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Twitter