The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA 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 OpenSTA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSTA
Rank - 569 555
Contract jobs citing OpenSTA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.016% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £263 -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenSTA Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenSTA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenSTA Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenSTA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenSTA Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenSTA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenSTA 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 OpenSTA.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

OpenSTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenSTA 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 OpenSTA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA