Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 Alterian.

Alterian
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 875 896
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -45
Contract jobs citing Alterian 6 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.050% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
UK median daily rate £245 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.24% +28.13% -17.42%
10th Percentile £163 £275 £247
90th Percentile £345 £474 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -6.76% +13.85% -13.33%
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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Alterian over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 5 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 22 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
England -2 5 £145 -65.48% 6
UK excluding London +19 3 £345 -6.76% 1
London -36 3 £145 -65.88% 5
East of England -11 2 - -
Scotland -7 1 £345 +25.45%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Unica
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Campaign Management
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (66.67%) Unica
2 1 (16.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Contracts Manager
1 4 (66.67%) CRM Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Web Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Campaign Management
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore