The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 1 August 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 Belfast 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 19 25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.94% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.09% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.95% 32.35% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 18
Average daily rate £323 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Open Source
County Antrim

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 Miscellaneous 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