The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 RedDot Solutions.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.072% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1363 1331 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.13% 50.08% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 62
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RedDot across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RedDot across the Berkshire region.

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RedDot
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RedDot across the Berkshire region.

RedDot Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedDot within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £700 -
RedDot
South East

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RedDot also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RedDot.

1 6 (100.00%) OpenText
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RedDot also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RedDot. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) OpenText