Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

RedGate
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 82 94
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -
Contract jobs citing RedGate 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.86% 0.55% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.34% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 12
South Wales median daily rate £369 £449 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +32.96% -
10th Percentile £166 £424 £279
90th Percentile £420 £475 £350
Wales median daily rate £395 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -16.95% +46.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

RedGate 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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 436 448 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 41.72% 41.06% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 316 410
South Wales median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £163 £180 £213
90th Percentile £499 £547 £475
Wales median daily rate £368 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -8.13% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 22
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.85 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -31.60% +35.00%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.17 £10.26
90th Percentile £30.26 £61.25 £29.73
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% +7.83%

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing RedGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for RedGate in South Wales

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RedGate in South Wales

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RedGate in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RedGate in South Wales

RedGate
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedGate within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Cardiff - 9 £369 -
RedGate
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for RedGate.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 9 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) HL7
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) NHS
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016

RedGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 7 (77.78%) Data Architect
2 7 (77.78%) Technical Architect
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Architect
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
3 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft