Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 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
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 852 827
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25 +49
Contract jobs citing RedGate 18 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.093% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 28
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £281 £350 £313
90th Percentile £688 £585 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -17.86% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 39,201 42,993 41,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 41.62% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,439 26,584 25,548
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,600 1,427
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.43
% change year-on-year +7.46% +1.95% -6.11%

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 24 July 2019.

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 8 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 24 July 2019. 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 +13 18 £450 -10.00% 10
London +34 9 £675 +35.00% 3
UK excluding London +28 9 £288 -17.86% 7
North of England - 8 £288 -
North West - 5 £288 -
North East - 2 - -
South West -22 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (38.89%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) RxJava

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 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (11.11%) GitHub
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) Power BI
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL CLR
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (22.22%) Moq
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.56%) ProC
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (5.56%) tSQLt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) DBA
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
4 4 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) WPF Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
1 4 (22.22%) RxJava
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) DevExpress
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Sparx
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp