The table below looks at the statistics for OpenAL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenAL over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenAL
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OpenAL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenAL
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
953 1011 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.25% 24.08% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 652 469
Median daily rate £375 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%