The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 389 393 381
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing RedDot 14 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.22% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in London

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in London

RedDot
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RedDot across the London region.

RedDot Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (84.85%) Content Management
2 23 (69.70%) CMS
3 21 (63.64%) C#
3 21 (63.64%) .NET
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 16 (48.48%) HTML
6 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 14 (42.42%) XML
9 13 (39.39%) Open Text
9 13 (39.39%) Web Services
10 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
11 10 (30.30%) XHTML
12 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 9 (27.27%) Project Management
12 9 (27.27%) XSLT
12 9 (27.27%) IIS
12 9 (27.27%) MVC
12 9 (27.27%) Publishing
12 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
12 9 (27.27%) EPiServer
12 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (27.27%) Sitecore
12 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
13 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
13 8 (24.24%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (69.70%) CMS
2 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (27.27%) Umbraco
2 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (18.18%) Sitefinity
4 5 (15.15%) DNN
5 4 (12.12%) Node.js
6 3 (9.09%) Kentico
6 3 (9.09%) Immediacy CMS
6 3 (9.09%) LiveLink
6 3 (9.09%) Joomla!
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (6.06%) Drupal
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management Server
7 2 (6.06%) WordPress
7 2 (6.06%) Alfresco
8 1 (3.03%) nginx
8 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Intranet
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (12.12%) NUnit
5 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (27.27%) Publishing
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (15.15%) CMS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Content Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) XML
5 13 (39.39%) Web Services
6 10 (30.30%) XHTML
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (27.27%) XSLT
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (24.24%) SOAP
9 6 (18.18%) HTML5
9 6 (18.18%) REST
9 6 (18.18%) Sass
10 5 (15.15%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
12 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 3 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) W3C
2 3 (9.09%) Streaming Music
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Content Management
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) SEO
7 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (9.09%) Product Management
8 3 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) WAI
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Open Text
2 9 (27.27%) EPiServer
2 9 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 6 (18.18%) Ektron
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Alterian
6 1 (3.03%) VMware