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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 523 525 493
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing RedDot 34 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 9
Average daily rate
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£318 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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

RedDot
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RedDot Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
South East - 23 £194 - 1
London -8 10 £350 +55.55% 2
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (83.33%) CMS
2 48 (80.00%) Content Management
3 41 (68.33%) Open Text
4 38 (63.33%) .NET
5 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
6 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (50.00%) CSS
7 30 (50.00%) HTML
8 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
9 28 (46.67%) XML
10 26 (43.33%) SQL
10 26 (43.33%) Publishing
11 25 (41.67%) XHTML
11 25 (41.67%) Intranet
12 23 (38.33%) XSLT
12 23 (38.33%) Ajax
13 22 (36.67%) jQuery
13 22 (36.67%) IIS
13 22 (36.67%) W3C
13 22 (36.67%) Web Services
14 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
14 21 (35.00%) OOP
14 21 (35.00%) Web Development
14 21 (35.00%) User Experience
15 20 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (33.33%) XSD
16 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (31.67%) Rapid Prototyping
16 19 (31.67%) Axure RP
17 18 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (83.33%) CMS
2 22 (36.67%) IIS
3 9 (15.00%) LiveLink
4 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 6 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (8.33%) DNN
7 4 (6.67%) Node.js
8 3 (5.00%) Sitefinity
8 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (5.00%) Kentico
8 3 (5.00%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (3.33%) Drupal
9 2 (3.33%) Content Management Server
9 2 (3.33%) Alfresco
9 2 (3.33%) WordPress
9 2 (3.33%) SAP Portal
10 1 (1.67%) nginx
10 1 (1.67%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.67%) Axure RP
3 6 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 26 (43.33%) Publishing
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) CMS Developer
3 8 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Content Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) IT Trainer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Content Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Trainer
7 2 (3.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 30 (50.00%) CSS
3 30 (50.00%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) XML
5 25 (41.67%) XHTML
6 23 (38.33%) XSLT
6 23 (38.33%) Ajax
7 22 (36.67%) jQuery
7 22 (36.67%) Web Services
8 20 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (33.33%) XSD
9 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.00%) Ninject
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) RSS
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) W3C
2 21 (35.00%) User Experience
3 18 (30.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Streaming Music
5 2 (3.33%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Content Management
2 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) OOP
3 21 (35.00%) Web Development
4 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (31.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) SEO
8 4 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) Change Management
10 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.33%) VBScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) WAI
2 2 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Open Text
2 18 (30.00%) Adobe
2 18 (30.00%) Google
3 8 (13.33%) Capita
4 7 (11.67%) EPiServer
5 6 (10.00%) Sitecore
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.67%) SAP
8 3 (5.00%) Ektron
8 3 (5.00%) Alterian
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) Remedy
10 1 (1.67%) Citrix
10 1 (1.67%) VMware
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