The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenROAD
Rank 611 632 614
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £445 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenROAD
UK

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
9297 9545 9139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.91% 18.09% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6162 5549
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 288 379
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenROAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenROAD across the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

OpenROAD Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 6 £400 -
South West - 6 £445 -
OpenROAD
UK

OpenROAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenROAD.

1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) CRM
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (42.86%) SOAP
6 6 (42.86%) Ingres
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) SDLC
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) Tuxedo
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
9 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
9 3 (21.43%) QA
9 3 (21.43%) Data Management
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Ingres
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) Sahi
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) OpenROAD Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) CRM
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Data Management
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Open Source
9 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle