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 3 months to 26 June 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 Red Gate Software.

RedGate
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 637 617
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Contract jobs citing RedGate 13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 15
Median daily rate £500 £343 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.98% -16.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £314 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £435 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £410
% change year-on-year - -20.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

RedGate is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RedGate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 12 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 13 £500 +49.81% 4
London -1 9 £500 +11.11% 2
South West +3 2 £325 - 1
South East +27 1 £451 +30.10%
Berkshire +20 1 £451 +28.71%
Wiltshire +6 1 - -
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 -
City of London -4 1 £425 -19.04% 1
Reading - 1 £451 -
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate 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 RedGate.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) ETL
5 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
9 5 (26.32%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) MCTS
9 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
9 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 5 (26.32%) Data Mart

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 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Data Mart
6 4 (21.05%) QlikView
7 3 (15.79%) OLAP
7 3 (15.79%) OLTP
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (21.05%) WiX
4 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) Redmine
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Developer
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ETL Developer
4 5 (26.32%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (26.32%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (15.79%) DBA
6 3 (15.79%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
7 2 (10.53%) Administrator
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Lead SQL Server Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) MDX
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
4 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (21.05%) Corporate Information Factory
4 4 (21.05%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
6 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) MCITP
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCTS
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau
3 2 (10.53%) IDERA
3 2 (10.53%) Twitter
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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