Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 811 835
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 -11
Contract jobs citing RedGate 38 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.021% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.047% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 33
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £282
90th Percentile £575 £565 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% -12.50%
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 41,964 40,377 47,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,037 24,703 28,827
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,527 1,422 1,618
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 25 June 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 6 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 25 June 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 -16 38 £450 -10.00% 7
London -26 33 £475 -9.52% 5
UK excluding London -36 5 £350 +12.00% 2
East of England - 4 £350 -
Midlands -17 1 £425 +51.79% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £425 +51.79%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (97.37%) SQL
2 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
3 29 (76.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 16 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (31.58%) Kimball Methodology
10 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.95%) Pair Programming
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.95%) .NET
11 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
12 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
12 10 (26.32%) Snowflake Schema
12 10 (26.32%) Star Schema
12 10 (26.32%) Finance
12 10 (26.32%) Refactoring
13 9 (23.68%) Banking
14 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 8 (21.05%) Oracle
15 7 (18.42%) Linux
15 7 (18.42%) ETL
16 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
16 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL

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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (76.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (57.89%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (26.32%) Snowflake Schema
7 10 (26.32%) Star Schema
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (10.53%) OLTP
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (5.26%) MySQL
11 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (5.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) SQL Developer
3 12 (31.58%) DBA
4 11 (28.95%) SQL DBA
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Database Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Administrator
8 4 (10.53%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) C Developer
10 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Report Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.63%) Autofac
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
5 1 (2.63%) NLog
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.63%) XSD
5 1 (2.63%) XSL
5 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Wiki
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Derivative
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (31.58%) Kimball Methodology
3 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.95%) Pair Programming
5 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 10 (26.32%) Refactoring
6 7 (18.42%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Database Security
10 3 (7.89%) Migration
10 3 (7.89%) Use Case
11 2 (5.26%) BCP
11 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) VBA
6 2 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) MiFID
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft