Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 879 901
Contract jobs citing Crimson Hexagon 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.002% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median daily rate - £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.81% -
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 43,312 42,717 48,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 42.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,799 26,383 29,359
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,654 1,384 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.59 £45.30 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -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