The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.60% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 46.50% 18.67% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 33
Average daily rate £425 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £320 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax