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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 587 - 515
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£388 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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

RedDot
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 29 May 2015. 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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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 - 3 £388 - 2
RedDot
UK

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) CMS
2 26 (74.29%) OpenText
3 25 (71.43%) Content Management
4 23 (65.71%) .NET
4 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
5 19 (54.29%) CSS
5 19 (54.29%) HTML
5 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (51.43%) SQL
6 18 (51.43%) XML
7 17 (48.57%) XHTML
8 16 (45.71%) jQuery
9 15 (42.86%) Web Development
9 15 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (42.86%) User Experience
9 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (42.86%) XSD
9 15 (42.86%) XSLT
9 15 (42.86%) OOP
9 15 (42.86%) Ajax
9 15 (42.86%) Intranet
10 14 (40.00%) W3C
10 14 (40.00%) Web Services
10 14 (40.00%) Adobe
10 14 (40.00%) IIS
10 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 14 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (40.00%) Axure RP
10 14 (40.00%) Google

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) CMS
2 14 (40.00%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Kentico
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) Sitefinity
3 3 (8.57%) Immediacy CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (8.57%) DNN
3 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.86%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.86%) SAP EBP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (40.00%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (37.14%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) CMS Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) UX Developer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Trainer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
1 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 18 (51.43%) XML
4 17 (48.57%) XHTML
5 16 (45.71%) jQuery
6 15 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (42.86%) XSD
6 15 (42.86%) XSLT
6 15 (42.86%) Ajax
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (8.57%) Ninject
10 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.57%) WCF
11 1 (2.86%) J2EE
11 1 (2.86%) SOAP
11 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) User Experience
2 14 (40.00%) W3C
2 14 (40.00%) Web 2.0
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Streaming Music
4 2 (5.71%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Content Management
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Web Development
3 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (42.86%) OOP
4 14 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (25.71%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.71%) Coaching
9 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.86%) Project Management
10 1 (2.86%) Change Management
10 1 (2.86%) Web Design
10 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) OpenText
2 14 (40.00%) Adobe
2 14 (40.00%) Google
3 7 (20.00%) Capita
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Ektron
4 3 (8.57%) EPiServer
4 3 (8.57%) Sitecore
4 3 (8.57%) Alterian
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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