The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 76 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing RedDot 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.26% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £241
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
428 391 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.42% 43.35% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 213 231
Average daily rate £315 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RedDot across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RedDot across the Leeds region.

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) EPiServer CMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Open Text
1 1 (50.00%) EPiServer