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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RedDot
Rank 543 545 503
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Contract jobs citing RedDot 34 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average 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
23226 22237 21580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 45.69% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13600 12391 11275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 986 1333
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RedDot within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

RedDot Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

RedDot
Top 5 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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -7 34 £325 +44.44% 3
South East - 23 £194 - 1
East Sussex - 19 £188 - 1
Brighton - 19 £188 - 1
London -1 10 £350 +55.55% 2

RedDot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (80.33%) CMS
1 49 (80.33%) Content Management
2 42 (68.85%) Open Text
3 39 (63.93%) .NET
4 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
5 31 (50.82%) CSS
5 31 (50.82%) HTML
5 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
7 29 (47.54%) XML
8 27 (44.26%) SQL
9 26 (42.62%) XHTML
10 25 (40.98%) Intranet
10 25 (40.98%) Publishing
11 24 (39.34%) XSLT
12 23 (37.70%) IIS
12 23 (37.70%) Web Services
12 23 (37.70%) Ajax
13 22 (36.07%) Web Development
13 22 (36.07%) jQuery
13 22 (36.07%) W3C
13 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
14 21 (34.43%) OOP
14 21 (34.43%) User Experience
15 20 (32.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (32.79%) XSD
16 19 (31.15%) C#
16 19 (31.15%) Axure RP
16 19 (31.15%) Rapid Prototyping
17 18 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite

RedDot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (80.33%) CMS
2 23 (37.70%) IIS
3 9 (14.75%) LiveLink
4 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.84%) Umbraco
5 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (8.20%) DNN
7 4 (6.56%) Node.js
8 3 (4.92%) Sitefinity
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.92%) Kentico
8 3 (4.92%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (3.28%) WordPress
9 2 (3.28%) Alfresco
9 2 (3.28%) Drupal
9 2 (3.28%) Content Management Server
10 1 (1.64%) Apache
10 1 (1.64%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.64%) nginx
10 1 (1.64%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.15%) Axure RP
3 6 (9.84%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 25 (40.98%) Publishing
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) CMS Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Content Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Web Content Manager
7 2 (3.28%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (63.93%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
3 31 (50.82%) CSS
3 31 (50.82%) HTML
4 29 (47.54%) XML
5 26 (42.62%) XHTML
6 24 (39.34%) XSLT
7 23 (37.70%) Ajax
7 23 (37.70%) Web Services
8 22 (36.07%) jQuery
9 20 (32.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (32.79%) XSD
10 4 (6.56%) SOAP
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.92%) HTML5
11 3 (4.92%) Ninject
11 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.92%) RSS
11 3 (4.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) W3C
2 21 (34.43%) User Experience
3 18 (29.51%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.92%) Streaming Music
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Content Management
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Web Development
4 21 (34.43%) OOP
5 19 (31.15%) Rapid Prototyping
6 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.39%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) MVC
9 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.56%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (6.56%) SEO
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.56%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Change Management
11 3 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) VBScript
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) WAI
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Open Text
2 18 (29.51%) Adobe
2 18 (29.51%) Google
3 8 (13.11%) Capita
4 7 (11.48%) EPiServer
5 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Alterian
7 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 3 (4.92%) Ektron
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) Citrix
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.64%) VMware
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