The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSocial skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSocial over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenSocial
Rank - - 445
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenSocial
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7942 7400 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.69% 32.08% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5505 5371
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

OpenSocial
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OpenSocial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenSocial Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenSocial
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenSocial Daily Rate Trend in London