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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
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%
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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
39 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.64% 76.47% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 35
Average daily rate £285 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £257 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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