The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.18%
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
478 524 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.27% 50.29% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 249 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) OpenText
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) CMS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) OpenText