Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 January 2019 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.

Alterian
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 876 884 850
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34 +27
Contract jobs citing Alterian 2 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.012% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
UK median daily rate £353 £145 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.10% -60.81% +20.33%
10th Percentile £329 £145 £165
90th Percentile £382 £145 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £370
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,034 42,129 43,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.02% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,049 26,625 26,781
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,547 1,362 1,653
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.57 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.90 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

Alterian
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Alterian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alterian.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Alterian in the UK

Alterian
Top 2 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 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
London +12 2 £353 +143.10% 2
England -13 2 £353 +143.10% 5

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Alterian also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Alterian.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) CHAID
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) FastStats
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (100.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis

Alterian
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Strategy Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) CHAID
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations