The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSocial skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSocial over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSocial
Rank - 419 421
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.041% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7559 7400 8053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.40% 30.86% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 5166 5814
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

OpenSocial
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSocial across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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