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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 572 570 528
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Contract jobs citing RedDot 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.026% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£399 £408 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £305 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £420 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
+211.11% -17.43%
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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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 4 £220 -46.13% 1
South East - 3 £700 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (87.80%) CMS
2 31 (75.61%) Content Management
3 30 (73.17%) OpenText
4 28 (68.29%) .NET
4 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
5 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (53.66%) CSS
6 22 (53.66%) SQL
6 22 (53.66%) HTML
6 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
7 21 (51.22%) XML
7 21 (51.22%) jQuery
8 20 (48.78%) Ajax
8 20 (48.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (48.78%) User Experience
8 20 (48.78%) XSD
8 20 (48.78%) XSLT
8 20 (48.78%) XHTML
9 19 (46.34%) OOP
9 19 (46.34%) W3C
9 19 (46.34%) Rapid Prototyping
9 19 (46.34%) Axure RP
9 19 (46.34%) Web Development
10 18 (43.90%) Google
10 18 (43.90%) Web 2.0
10 18 (43.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (43.90%) Web Services
10 18 (43.90%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (43.90%) Adobe
10 18 (43.90%) Intranet

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (87.80%) CMS
2 18 (43.90%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.32%) Immediacy CMS
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Kentico
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Sitefinity
4 3 (7.32%) DNN
5 2 (4.88%) LiveLink
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.44%) SAP EBP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Axure RP
2 18 (43.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (39.02%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) CMS Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.88%) UX Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Trainer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
1 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
2 22 (53.66%) CSS
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) jQuery
3 21 (51.22%) XML
4 20 (48.78%) XSD
4 20 (48.78%) XSLT
4 20 (48.78%) XHTML
4 20 (48.78%) Ajax
4 20 (48.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (43.90%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) Ninject
7 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) User Experience
2 19 (46.34%) W3C
3 18 (43.90%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.32%) Streaming Music
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.44%) DTV
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Content Management
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Web Development
3 19 (46.34%) OOP
3 19 (46.34%) Rapid Prototyping
4 18 (43.90%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.88%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
10 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.44%) Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) OpenText
2 18 (43.90%) Adobe
2 18 (43.90%) Google
3 8 (19.51%) Capita
4 4 (9.76%) EPiServer
4 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.32%) Ektron
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 3 (7.32%) Alterian
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy