Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Crimson Hexagon products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Crimson Hexagon over the 6 months to 16 December 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 Crimson Hexagon.

Crimson Hexagon
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 901 895 884
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +24
Contract jobs citing Crimson Hexagon 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median daily rate £450 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +44.44% -30.77%
10th Percentile £425 £313 £183
90th Percentile £475 £338 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Crimson Hexagon 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 44,055 43,318 46,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.22% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,399 27,134 28,422
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,399 1,692
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +1.52% -2.94%

Crimson Hexagon
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Crimson Hexagon in the UK

Crimson Hexagon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crimson Hexagon in the UK

Crimson Hexagon
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 Crimson Hexagon within the UK over the 6 months to 16 December 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
England -3 2 £450 +38.46%
London +16 1 £450 +38.46%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
UK excluding London - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Crimson Hexagon 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 Crimson Hexagon.

1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Enrichment
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Sprinklr
2 1 (50.00%) Brandwatch
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Password Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint

Crimson Hexagon
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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Enrichment
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Password Management
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Brandwatch
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter