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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 634 614
Rank change year-on-year +48 -20  
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.014% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -2.85% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18909 22038 22917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.49% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11574 13847 13713
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 729 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Thunderhead as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 2 £425 +6.25% 1
London +16 2 £490 -30.00%
Thunderhead
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSD
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (36.36%) XMLSpy
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (9.09%) Derivative
6 1 (9.09%) DTCC
6 1 (9.09%) Calypso
6 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 1 (9.09%) Back Office
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) DSL
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Documentation Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) DTCC
1 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
1 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Calypso
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase