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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 555 540 524
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing RedDot 19 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.042% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 10
Average daily rate
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£366 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £304 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.58 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 - £35.00
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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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +2 13 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
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RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (80.85%) Content Management
2 35 (74.47%) CMS
3 33 (70.21%) .NET
4 30 (63.83%) C#
5 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
6 28 (59.57%) CSS
6 28 (59.57%) HTML
7 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
7 27 (57.45%) Open Text
8 25 (53.19%) XML
9 22 (46.81%) Web Services
9 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
11 17 (36.17%) XSLT
12 14 (29.79%) jQuery
12 14 (29.79%) HTML5
13 13 (27.66%) XHTML
13 13 (27.66%) Project Management
13 13 (27.66%) MVC
13 13 (27.66%) Publishing
14 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
14 12 (25.53%) SQL
14 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
14 12 (25.53%) IIS
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (23.40%) CSS3
16 10 (21.28%) Web Development
16 10 (21.28%) Intranet

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 35 (74.47%) CMS
2 12 (25.53%) IIS
3 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
4 8 (17.02%) LiveLink
5 7 (14.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (14.89%) Umbraco
6 4 (8.51%) Joomla!
7 3 (6.38%) Sitefinity
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (4.26%) DNN
8 2 (4.26%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (4.26%) WordPress
8 2 (4.26%) Drupal
8 2 (4.26%) Alfresco
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management Server
9 1 (2.13%) Node.js
9 1 (2.13%) Apache
9 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Intranet
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (10.64%) NUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 13 (27.66%) Publishing
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (21.28%) CMS Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Content Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Web Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Web Content Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.13%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 28 (59.57%) CSS
3 28 (59.57%) HTML
4 25 (53.19%) XML
5 22 (46.81%) Web Services
6 17 (36.17%) XSLT
7 14 (29.79%) jQuery
7 14 (29.79%) HTML5
8 13 (27.66%) XHTML
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (23.40%) CSS3
11 8 (17.02%) SOAP
12 6 (12.77%) Ajax
12 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
12 6 (12.77%) LINQ
12 6 (12.77%) RESTful
12 6 (12.77%) REST
12 6 (12.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) W3C
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.38%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.26%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Content Management
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
4 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
5 10 (21.28%) Web Development
5 10 (21.28%) Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) SEO
7 6 (12.77%) Web Design
8 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.64%) UML
8 5 (10.64%) OOP
8 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) Analytics
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) WAI
3 2 (4.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Open Text
2 9 (19.15%) EPiServer
3 7 (14.89%) Sitecore
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Ektron
6 3 (6.38%) Adobe
6 3 (6.38%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Capita
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Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day + £350 / Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
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Connectus
Rate: £21.58 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hudson - London
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 7 days ago