The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenROAD
Rank - 129 120
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.036% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.23% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £320
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
526 428 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.78% 15.62% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 221 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 40
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.54 £18.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.70% +21.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenROAD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenROAD Daily Rate Trend in the North West