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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RedDot
Rank 437 428 419
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing RedDot 3 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.026% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.062% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Median daily rate £412 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +0.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RedDot
England

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
9768 9693 11160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.59% 42.02% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6445 6433 7216
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 206 244
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RedDot as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

RedDot
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedDot within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £361 -
RedDot
England

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RedDot also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RedDot.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (83.33%) Content Management
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) HTML5
4 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (66.67%) OO PHP
5 8 (66.67%) DevOps
5 8 (66.67%) CSS3
5 8 (66.67%) PHP
5 8 (66.67%) MySQL
5 8 (66.67%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) Migration
5 8 (66.67%) CMS
5 8 (66.67%) LAMP
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (66.67%) WordPress
5 8 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (58.33%) Ruby
7 5 (41.67%) Open Source
7 5 (41.67%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) C#
8 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 4 (33.33%) Zend

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) CMS
1 8 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) HTML5
5 8 (66.67%) CSS3
5 8 (66.67%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) SignalR
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Content Management
3 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Migration
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) OO PHP
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (25.00%) OpenText