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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 577 570 577
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing RedDot 29 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.036% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £408 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £281 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RedDot within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

RedDot Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedDot within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 28 £350 -14.11% 1
London +35 22 £350 -15.66% 1
City of London - 11 £358 - 1

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (75.86%) Content Management
2 21 (72.41%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
4 19 (65.52%) CMS
5 17 (58.62%) XML
6 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
6 15 (51.72%) Web Services
6 15 (51.72%) Open Text
7 13 (44.83%) HTML5
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (37.93%) CSS3
9 11 (37.93%) MVC
9 11 (37.93%) XSLT
10 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
10 10 (34.48%) jQuery
11 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
11 7 (24.14%) Project Management
11 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
11 7 (24.14%) SEO
11 7 (24.14%) Change Management
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) LiveLink
12 6 (20.69%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (65.52%) CMS
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (20.69%) LiveLink
4 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
4 5 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 4 (13.79%) Joomla!
6 3 (10.34%) Sitefinity
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (3.45%) DNN
7 1 (3.45%) Drupal
7 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
7 1 (3.45%) WordPress
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (13.79%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Content Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Website Manager
7 1 (3.45%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
1 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
2 20 (68.97%) CSS
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) XML
4 15 (51.72%) Web Services
5 13 (44.83%) HTML5
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (37.93%) XSLT
7 11 (37.93%) CSS3
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
9 6 (20.69%) RESTful
9 6 (20.69%) LINQ
9 6 (20.69%) XHTML
10 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) Sass
10 5 (17.24%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Content Management
2 11 (37.93%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) SEO
4 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.69%) Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (13.79%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) Product Management
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Open Text
2 6 (20.69%) EPiServer
3 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
4 4 (13.79%) Ektron
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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