The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RedGate
England / London
Rank 397 416 398
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18  
Contract jobs citing RedGate 3 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.054% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £550 £300 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -35.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -26.55% -4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8223 9067 9381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.24% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6040 6050
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 202
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RedGate in London

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RedGate in London

RedGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for RedGate.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) C#
5 8 (57.14%) DevOps
6 7 (50.00%) Rackspace
6 7 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (50.00%) VB
6 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (50.00%) IIS
6 7 (50.00%) ADO
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) NUnit
6 7 (50.00%) Subversion
6 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (50.00%) WFM
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) MCITP
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 3 (21.43%) PowerShell

RedGate
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 2 (14.29%) OLAP
5 2 (14.29%) OLTP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) NUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) WiX
4 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) DBA
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) SQL DBA
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Development DBA
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Production DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) ADO
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) WFM
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Corporate Information Factory
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 9 (64.29%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Greenplum
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau