The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank 587 557 526
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -31
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.022% 0.024% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£451 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 - £348
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenROAD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenROAD Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenROAD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD across the England region.

OpenROAD Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenROAD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenROAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenROAD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Ingres
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenROAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenROAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Ingres
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) OpenROAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle