The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 24 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 87 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Text 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£285 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-51.21% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
459 391 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.59% 39.53% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 229 198
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Average hourly rate £14.37 £15.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.20 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Open Text 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 Text.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer CMS
2 2 (66.67%) RedDot
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Open Text 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 Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (66.67%) RedDot