The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank 88 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing RedDot 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £241
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
713 630 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.00% 41.69% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 326 370
Average daily rate £346 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £24.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Text
3 2 (50.00%) LiveLink
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) LiveLink
3 1 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Open Text
2 1 (25.00%) EPiServer