The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.11% 79.31% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 117 99
Average daily rate £356 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £279 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Open Source
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LotusScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) XPages

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Domino Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) XPages
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus