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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
104 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.25% 66.67% 89.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 41
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £93 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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