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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 405 400 384
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing RedDot 14 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.076% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.17% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Average daily rate
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£366 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £304 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10527 11360 10423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.05% 45.47% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7204 7489 6508
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 240 284
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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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

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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

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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 21 November 2014.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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 21 November 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 30 (85.71%) Content Management
2 24 (68.57%) CMS
2 24 (68.57%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) .NET
3 23 (65.71%) HTML
3 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (65.71%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (57.14%) XML
6 19 (54.29%) Web Services
6 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (51.43%) Visual Studio
8 17 (48.57%) Open Text
9 14 (40.00%) XSLT
10 13 (37.14%) Project Management
10 13 (37.14%) HTML5
11 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
11 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (34.29%) MVC
11 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
12 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
12 11 (31.43%) CSS3
12 11 (31.43%) jQuery
13 10 (28.57%) XHTML
13 10 (28.57%) Change Management
14 9 (25.71%) Publishing
14 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
14 9 (25.71%) IIS
15 8 (22.86%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (68.57%) CMS
2 9 (25.71%) IIS
2 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 7 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (11.43%) Joomla!
5 3 (8.57%) LiveLink
5 3 (8.57%) Sitefinity
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Alfresco
6 2 (5.71%) WordPress
6 2 (5.71%) DNN
6 2 (5.71%) Drupal
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management Server
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) nginx
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Intranet
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) NUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (25.71%) Publishing
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 5 (14.29%) CMS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Content Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Web Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (57.14%) XML
5 19 (54.29%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) XSLT
7 13 (37.14%) HTML5
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (31.43%) CSS3
9 11 (31.43%) jQuery
10 10 (28.57%) XHTML
11 8 (22.86%) SOAP
12 6 (17.14%) RESTful
12 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
12 6 (17.14%) LINQ
12 6 (17.14%) Sass
12 6 (17.14%) REST
13 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) W3C
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Content Management
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
4 12 (34.29%) MVC
4 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
4 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
5 10 (28.57%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) SEO
6 6 (17.14%) Web Design
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 5 (14.29%) UML
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.57%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (8.57%) Product Management
9 3 (8.57%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) WAI
3 2 (5.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Open Text
2 7 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 7 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Ektron
5 1 (2.86%) VMware