The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Beowulf in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Beowulf over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Beowulf
Rank - 631 -
Contract jobs citing Beowulf 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Beowulf
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16594 17408 17016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.53% 32.92% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10817 11098 10312
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 705 724
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Beowulf
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Beowulf as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Beowulf Jobs Demand Trend in England

Beowulf
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Beowulf Daily Rate Trend in England