The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 194 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£220 - £213
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2282 2797 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 44.44% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1953 1978
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RedDot Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Portal
2 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) SAP EBP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Portal
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (25.00%) SAP EBP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Trainer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText