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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £391 £351
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
36 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.47% 90.79% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 9
Average daily rate £340 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +30.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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