The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 210 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.10% 55.85% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 99 88
Average daily rate £360 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RedDot across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RedDot across the North East region.

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Open Text