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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RedDot
Rank 160 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £440 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RedDot
London

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
1369 2433 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.43% 42.40% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1808 1822
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 64 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RedDot as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RedDot also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RedDot.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WCAG
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend