The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.00% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +27.38%
Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.38% 17.50% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate £269 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Open Source
Bedfordshire

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 Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford