The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 83.51% 75.25% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 24
Median daily rate £315 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim