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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSocial
Rank - 405 410
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.014% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
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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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
7310 7271 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.18% 30.92% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5312 5161 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 71
Average hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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