The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 427 420
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.011% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £490 £700 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +36.58%  
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8469 8968 10300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.43% 41.37% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5728 6189 6796
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 256
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Thunderhead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thunderhead in London

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

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Calypso
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) DTCC
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) EMIR
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives

Thunderhead
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Documentation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) DTCC
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Calypso
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase