Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 359 380
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -23
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
South East median daily rate £475 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £413 £337 £436
90th Percentile £500 £380 £514
England median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -26.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7989 8029 9268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.17% 48.31% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 4624 5179
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £535
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 402 433
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.98 £44.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Thunderhead as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Thunderhead in the South East

Thunderhead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thunderhead in the South East

Thunderhead
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thunderhead within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey -14 3 £500 +42.86%
Berkshire +10 2 £425 +6.25%
Thames Valley -4 2 £425 +6.25%
Kent - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Thunderhead
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Thunderhead.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Documentum
2 2 (25.00%) EDMS
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) OpenText
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (25.00%) Xerox
2 2 (25.00%) Document Composition
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Migration

Thunderhead
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PlanetPress Connect
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) EDMS
2 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Document Composition
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) OpenText
1 2 (25.00%) Xerox
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft