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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 411 390 412
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing RedDot 9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.068% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £281
% change year-on-year
- +51.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10238 10511 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 44.69% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6581 6980
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 219 284
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.33 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (80.00%) OpenText
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (40.00%) Content Management
6 3 (30.00%) CMS
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Intranet
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) SOAP
8 1 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) IIS
8 1 (10.00%) Vignette
8 1 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) Jadu
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) CMS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XHTML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Psychology
1 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Usability
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) OpenText
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Vignette