The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

RedDot
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 423 426
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.056% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.14% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £440 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +100.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RedDot is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8384 9574 10076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.59% 41.33% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5655 6468 6508
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 218
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +6.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

RedDot
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RedDot as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for RedDot in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RedDot in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RedDot in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for RedDot.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) OpenText
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) SignalR
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) CSS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SignalR
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) OpenText