The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
Open Source
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 51 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 82.26% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 9
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford