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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
Open Source
West Yorkshire

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
113 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 84.33% 82.84% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 113
Median daily rate £405 £370 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax