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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 526 530 484
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs citing RedDot 30 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+52.22% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.54 - -
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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
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 880 909 1100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 21 £325 - 1
London -8 7 £350 +33.33%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 44 (86.27%) CMS
2 40 (78.43%) Content Management
3 39 (76.47%) Open Text
4 34 (66.67%) .NET
5 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET
5 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (49.02%) XML
6 25 (49.02%) SQL
6 25 (49.02%) Intranet
7 24 (47.06%) HTML
7 24 (47.06%) CSS
8 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
9 22 (43.14%) jQuery
9 22 (43.14%) Publishing
9 22 (43.14%) XHTML
9 22 (43.14%) XSLT
9 22 (43.14%) W3C
10 21 (41.18%) Web Services
10 21 (41.18%) OOP
10 21 (41.18%) IIS
10 21 (41.18%) User Experience
11 20 (39.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
11 20 (39.22%) XSD
11 20 (39.22%) Ajax
11 20 (39.22%) Web Development
12 19 (37.25%) Rapid Prototyping
12 19 (37.25%) Axure RP
13 18 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 18 (35.29%) Google

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 44 (86.27%) CMS
2 21 (41.18%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
4 3 (5.88%) Sitefinity
4 3 (5.88%) Kentico
4 3 (5.88%) LiveLink
4 3 (5.88%) DNN
4 3 (5.88%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (3.92%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.96%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (37.25%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 22 (43.14%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) CMS Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) IT Trainer
5 2 (3.92%) Trainer
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) UX Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Programmer
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Tester
6 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) .NET
2 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET
3 25 (49.02%) XML
4 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 24 (47.06%) CSS
5 22 (43.14%) jQuery
5 22 (43.14%) XHTML
5 22 (43.14%) XSLT
6 21 (41.18%) Web Services
7 20 (39.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (39.22%) XSD
7 20 (39.22%) Ajax
8 3 (5.88%) Ninject
8 3 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.88%) WCF
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.92%) SOAP
10 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) W3C
2 21 (41.18%) User Experience
3 18 (35.29%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.88%) Streaming Music
5 2 (3.92%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) DTV
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Content Management
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) OOP
4 20 (39.22%) Web Development
5 19 (37.25%) Rapid Prototyping
6 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (19.61%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.92%) Change Management
12 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.92%) OO
12 2 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) WAI
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Open Text
2 18 (35.29%) Google
2 18 (35.29%) Adobe
3 8 (15.69%) Capita
4 5 (9.80%) EPiServer
5 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.88%) Alterian
6 3 (5.88%) Ektron
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) VMware
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