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 3 months to 23 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 Thunderhead Limited.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thunderhead
England / South East
Rank 238 255 265
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10  
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.076% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.16% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £413 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.26% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £575 £450
% change year-on-year -28.26% +27.77%  
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3808 4473 4455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.14% 48.88% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2090 2659 2327
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 201 220
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Berkshire - 4 £413 -
Hampshire +2 3 £415 -27.82%
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) .NET

Thunderhead
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Governance