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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 390 369 368
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing RedDot 9 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.069% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% 0.15% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
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£350 £263 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +161.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram 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

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) CMS
2 17 (77.27%) Content Management
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) C#
6 9 (40.91%) Open Text
6 9 (40.91%) Publishing
7 8 (36.36%) Intranet
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 7 (31.82%) Project Management
9 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
10 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
10 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
10 5 (22.73%) EPiServer
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) IIS
10 5 (22.73%) XHTML
10 5 (22.73%) W3C
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) XSLT
11 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 4 (18.18%) XML
11 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) CMS
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
2 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) DNN
3 4 (18.18%) Node.js
4 3 (13.64%) Sitefinity
4 3 (13.64%) Kentico
4 3 (13.64%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Portal
6 1 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress
6 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
6 1 (4.55%) Drupal
6 1 (4.55%) LiveLink
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management Server
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.55%) SAP EBP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 9 (40.91%) Publishing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) CMS Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Trainer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) XHTML
4 4 (18.18%) XSLT
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Ninject
5 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) XSD
7 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) W3C
2 3 (13.64%) Streaming Music
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Content Management
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) OOP
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) WAI
2 2 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Open Text
2 5 (22.73%) EPiServer
2 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Ektron
4 3 (13.64%) Alterian
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy