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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RedDot
Rank 421 423 415
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing RedDot 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.010% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 6
Median daily rate £440 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 -
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
9390 9938 10279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.20% 44.39% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6380 6449 6719
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 220 208
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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
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 4 May 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 - 3 £440 -
Westminster - 2 £440 -
RedDot
England

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) MVC
3 13 (81.25%) Content Management
4 12 (75.00%) CMS
4 12 (75.00%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (50.00%) PHP
6 8 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (50.00%) LAMP
6 8 (50.00%) Migration
6 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) WordPress
6 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (50.00%) HTML5
6 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (50.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (50.00%) DevOps
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (43.75%) Ruby
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) C#
7 7 (43.75%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 6 (37.50%) Change Management
8 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management

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 12 (75.00%) CMS
2 8 (50.00%) WordPress
3 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 1 (6.25%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Documentum
4 1 (6.25%) Magnolia
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) LAMP
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) Sass
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (25.00%) Zend Framework
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
10 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.25%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Content Management
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Web Design
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) FatWire
2 1 (6.25%) Interwoven
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Percussion
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Vignette