The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RedDot
Rank 615 - 614
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RedDot 5 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% - 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 16
Median daily rate £412 - £354
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £163
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.04

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22565 23604 25693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.64% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13780 13868 15120
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 976 1239
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RedDot as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RedDot
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RedDot within the UK.

RedDot Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RedDot
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedDot within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
London - 5 £412 -
England - 5 £412 -
City of London - 2 £412 -

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 with a requirement for RedDot.

1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Web Design
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) SignalR
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (71.43%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) CSS

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (57.14%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (57.14%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) SignalR
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
2 5 (71.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Development
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 6 (85.71%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText