Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thunderhead over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Thunderhead
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 853 835
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18 -20
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 18 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.045% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 14
England median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £310 £315 £325
90th Percentile £500 £488 £505
UK median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Thunderhead 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 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Thunderhead in England

Thunderhead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thunderhead in England

Thunderhead
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thunderhead in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thunderhead in England

Thunderhead
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 Thunderhead within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
South East +16 8 £475 +35.71% 1
London -13 6 - - 1
South West - 4 £300 -
Thunderhead
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Fintech
6 3 (16.67%) Blockchain
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) EMIR
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Xerox
7 2 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (11.11%) Document Composition
7 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
7 2 (11.11%) PlanetPress Connect

Thunderhead
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 2 (11.11%) Documentum
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (16.67%) Blockchain
3 2 (11.11%) EDMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) DTCC
2 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Document Composition
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Calypso
1 2 (11.11%) OpenText
1 2 (11.11%) Sybase
1 2 (11.11%) Xerox
2 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.56%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore