The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 546 543 541
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing RedDot 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.050% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Average daily rate
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£361 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+51.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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

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 July 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 +3 15 £360 -11.65% 1
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (86.36%) Web Services
1 19 (86.36%) Content Management
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) XML
4 16 (72.73%) Visual Studio
5 14 (63.64%) Open Text
6 12 (54.55%) XSLT
6 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (50.00%) HTML5
7 11 (50.00%) CSS3
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 11 (50.00%) CMS
7 11 (50.00%) MVC
8 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 10 (45.45%) Project Management
8 10 (45.45%) IIS
9 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
9 9 (40.91%) RESTful
10 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
10 8 (36.36%) Change Management
11 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
12 6 (27.27%) LINQ
12 6 (27.27%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (50.00%) CMS
2 10 (45.45%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) Joomla!
3 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (13.64%) Sitefinity
5 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 2 (9.09%) nginx
6 1 (4.55%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) NUnit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Web Services
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 16 (72.73%) XML
5 12 (54.55%) XSLT
5 12 (54.55%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (50.00%) HTML5
6 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (40.91%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) LINQ
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) XHTML
9 4 (18.18%) SOAP
9 4 (18.18%) Sass
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Psychology
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Content Management
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
5 8 (36.36%) Change Management
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 6 (27.27%) Web Design
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
8 5 (22.73%) UML
8 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 4 (18.18%) Release Management
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) RUP
10 3 (13.64%) SEO
10 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Open Text
2 5 (22.73%) EPiServer
3 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 4 (18.18%) Ektron
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
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