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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenSocial
England / London
Rank - - 418
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6697 6810 6405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.03% 31.76% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5057 5037 4722
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.62 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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