The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Optimost over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenText Optimost
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
241 215 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.42% 8.85% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 117 79
Median daily rate £450 £434 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £547 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% +277.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

Optimost
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Optimost as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Optimost Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Optimost
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Optimost Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire