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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 399 420 410
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing RedDot 17 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.044% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £415 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.45% +213.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £179
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +11.88%
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
11211 11429 11504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.47% 45.97% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7360 7471 7086
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 237 319
Average hourly rate £18.77 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 22 (84.62%) Content Management
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) CSS
3 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) C#
4 18 (69.23%) XML
4 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 17 (65.38%) Web Services
6 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
7 15 (57.69%) CMS
8 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (50.00%) HTML5
10 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (46.15%) XSLT
10 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
11 11 (42.31%) Open Text
11 11 (42.31%) MVC
11 11 (42.31%) CSS3
12 10 (38.46%) jQuery
13 9 (34.62%) Change Management
13 9 (34.62%) Project Management
14 8 (30.77%) XHTML
14 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
14 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
15 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
15 7 (26.92%) IIS
15 7 (26.92%) Windows
15 7 (26.92%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (57.69%) CMS
2 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
3 6 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (23.08%) Umbraco
4 4 (15.38%) Joomla!
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (11.54%) Sitefinity
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management Server
6 2 (7.69%) LiveLink
6 2 (7.69%) WordPress
6 2 (7.69%) DNN
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal
6 2 (7.69%) Alfresco
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js
7 1 (3.85%) nginx
7 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) NUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Content Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Website Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
1 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) XML
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 13 (50.00%) HTML5
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (46.15%) XSLT
7 11 (42.31%) CSS3
8 10 (38.46%) jQuery
9 8 (30.77%) XHTML
10 6 (23.08%) SOAP
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) LINQ
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Sass
11 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Content Management
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Change Management
5 9 (34.62%) Project Management
6 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (23.08%) SEO
7 6 (23.08%) Web Design
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 5 (19.23%) UML
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Analytics
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Product Management
10 3 (11.54%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Open Text
2 6 (23.08%) EPiServer
2 6 (23.08%) Sitecore
3 4 (15.38%) Ektron
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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