The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alterian 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 Alterian.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Alterian
UK
Rank 589 - 615
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Alterian 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% - 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £390 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Alterian 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Alterian
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Alterian in the UK

Alterian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Alterian in the UK

Alterian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alterian.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Alterian in the UK

Alterian
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
Scotland - 4 - - 1
England - 3 £390 - 2
London - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £390 -
West Sussex - 1 £390 -
South East - 1 £390 -

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Alterian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Alterian.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Content Management
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) JSP
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Ant
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) CMS
4 7 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Adobe
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 7 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 7 (33.33%) Immediacy CMS
4 7 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Mobile App

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills 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 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (33.33%) CMS
1 7 (33.33%) DNN
1 7 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 7 (33.33%) Immediacy CMS
1 7 (33.33%) Kentico
1 7 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 6 (28.57%) Sitefinity
3 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) FastStats
2 1 (4.76%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Ant
1 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) CMS Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (23.81%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Data Insight Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Insight Data Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) CSS3
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) HTML5
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 7 (33.33%) JSP
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.52%) COM+
6 1 (4.76%) Ninject
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (23.81%) Tandem
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Content Management
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Customer Insight
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
7 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) R
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCAD
1 2 (9.52%) MCSD
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) OpenText
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik