The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 564 544 520
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Contract jobs citing RedDot 26 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
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£350 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £345 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £246
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in England

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in England

RedDot
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram in England

RedDot
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RedDot Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedDot within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -5 18 £354 -5.71% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (80.95%) Content Management
2 30 (71.43%) CMS
3 29 (69.05%) .NET
4 28 (66.67%) C#
5 25 (59.52%) HTML
5 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
5 25 (59.52%) CSS
6 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 23 (54.76%) Open Text
8 22 (52.38%) XML
9 19 (45.24%) Web Services
10 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
10 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (33.33%) HTML5
11 14 (33.33%) XSLT
12 13 (30.95%) Project Management
12 13 (30.95%) MVC
13 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
13 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (26.19%) CSS3
14 11 (26.19%) jQuery
15 10 (23.81%) XHTML
15 10 (23.81%) Change Management
15 10 (23.81%) Publishing
16 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
16 9 (21.43%) SQL
16 9 (21.43%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (71.43%) CMS
2 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.67%) LiveLink
4 6 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 6 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (9.52%) Joomla!
6 3 (7.14%) Sitefinity
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.76%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
7 2 (4.76%) WordPress
7 2 (4.76%) DNN
7 2 (4.76%) Drupal
7 2 (4.76%) Content Management Server
8 1 (2.38%) Apache
8 1 (2.38%) nginx
8 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Intranet
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (9.52%) NUnit
5 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.81%) Publishing
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Content Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Web Content Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
2 25 (59.52%) CSS
2 25 (59.52%) HTML
3 22 (52.38%) XML
4 19 (45.24%) Web Services
5 14 (33.33%) XSLT
5 14 (33.33%) HTML5
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (26.19%) jQuery
7 11 (26.19%) CSS3
8 10 (23.81%) XHTML
9 8 (19.05%) SOAP
10 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.29%) LINQ
10 6 (14.29%) RESTful
10 6 (14.29%) Sass
10 6 (14.29%) REST
11 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) W3C
3 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.76%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Content Management
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) MVC
3 13 (30.95%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) SEO
6 7 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (14.29%) Web Design
8 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.90%) UML
8 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) Product Management
10 3 (7.14%) Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) WAI
3 2 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Open Text
2 8 (19.05%) EPiServer
3 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Ektron
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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