Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of RedGate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RedGate over the 6 months to 18 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 Red Gate Software.

RedGate
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 807 858
Rank change year-on-year -22 +51 -23
Contract jobs citing RedGate 55 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.060% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 28
UK median daily rate £538 £451 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +26.90% -5.33%
10th Percentile £350 £307 £304
90th Percentile £650 £588 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £330
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.50

RedGate 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 43,301 42,719 48,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 42.98% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,806 26,368 29,396
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £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 1,659 1,386 1,718
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% - -
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% -0.41% -

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RedGate in the UK

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RedGate in the UK

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RedGate over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RedGate in the UK

RedGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RedGate in the UK

RedGate
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedGate within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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 53 £538 +13.16% 7
London +1 47 £544 +3.57% 4
UK excluding London -39 8 £350 -2.78% 4
North of England -33 3 - - 2
Scotland -16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -22 2 - -
East Midlands +5 1 £300 -28.36% 1
South West -14 1 £350 -
Midlands -18 1 £300 -19.25% 1
North West -18 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate 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 RedGate.

1 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (61.82%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
4 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 21 (38.18%) Windows
6 21 (38.18%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (34.55%) .NET
9 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.91%) TeamCity
11 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (29.09%) Finance
11 16 (29.09%) DevOps
12 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (25.45%) Banking
13 14 (25.45%) ETL
13 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (25.45%) AppDynamics
14 13 (23.64%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
14 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
15 11 (20.00%) C#
15 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
16 10 (18.18%) Oracle
16 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (16.36%) Release Management

RedGate
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 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.55%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (38.18%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
7 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 5 (9.09%) Power BI
9 5 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (9.09%) Star Schema
10 3 (5.45%) SSDT
11 2 (3.64%) OLTP
11 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) TeamCity
2 14 (25.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.55%) Gradle
4 8 (14.55%) Liquibase
4 8 (14.55%) Maven
5 6 (10.91%) SonarQube
5 6 (10.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.27%) Moq
7 4 (7.27%) Subversion
8 3 (5.45%) Selenium
9 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.64%) Hudson
9 2 (3.64%) JIRA
9 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 9 (16.36%) DBA
4 8 (14.55%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.73%) Data Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Database Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Database Developer
6 6 (10.91%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (7.27%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) WPF
3 5 (9.09%) Pandas
3 5 (9.09%) PySpark
4 4 (7.27%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.64%) RxJava
6 2 (3.64%) RxJS
7 1 (1.82%) COM
7 1 (1.82%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) LINQ
7 1 (1.82%) Spring.NET
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Fintech
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (29.09%) DevOps
3 14 (25.45%) ETL
4 13 (23.64%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (16.36%) Release Management
7 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.73%) Migration
8 7 (12.73%) TDD
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (9.09%) Refactoring
10 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (14.55%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) VBA
7 6 (10.91%) Groovy
7 6 (10.91%) Java
7 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) ISEB
1 1 (1.82%) MCITP
1 1 (1.82%) MCSE
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) MiFID
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) Terraform
3 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
5 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) Kibana
5 2 (3.64%) logstash
5 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Sentry
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) AppDynamics
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 9 (16.36%) Atlassian
5 6 (10.91%) Dynatrace
6 5 (9.09%) Tableau
7 4 (7.27%) DevExpress
8 2 (3.64%) Informatica
8 2 (3.64%) Perforce
9 1 (1.82%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.82%) Twitter
9 1 (1.82%) VMware