The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
Open Source
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 44 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.62% 80.00% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 57
Median daily rate £356 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £89 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management