The table below looks at the statistics for OpenWorks 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 OpenWorks over the 3 months to 16 September 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Halliburton OpenWorks
Rank - 423 423
Contract jobs citing OpenWorks 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.036% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.41% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2287 2187 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.36% 8.72% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1360 1528
Average daily rate £453 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Average hourly rate £30.82 £16.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.38% -33.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £21.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £27.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

OpenWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenWorks across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

OpenWorks Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenWorks
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenWorks Daily Rate Trend in London