The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 194 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+51.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2606 3268 3375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.55% 45.95% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 2279 2325
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £270
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 53 117 95
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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

RedDot
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) CMS
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) NUnit
5 4 (44.44%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Ektron
5 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
5 4 (44.44%) EPiServer
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (88.89%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Joomla!
2 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Sitefinity
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) XHTML
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EPiServer
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
1 4 (44.44%) Ektron
2 3 (33.33%) Open Text