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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 190 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% - 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
2674 3407 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.39% 46.30% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 2376 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

RedDot
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

RedDot
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RedDot
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 22 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) CMS
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) Content Management
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) CSS3
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (40.00%) XSLT
6 4 (40.00%) Ektron
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) NUnit

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (40.00%) Joomla!
4 3 (30.00%) Sitefinity
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Content Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Website Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) CSS3
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) XSLT
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) LINQ
7 3 (30.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) REST
8 1 (10.00%) Ajax
8 1 (10.00%) XHTML
8 1 (10.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (10.00%) Product Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ektron
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (40.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (30.00%) Open Text