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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenROAD
Rank 155 160 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.024% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenROAD
England

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
519 639 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 15.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 362 275
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 34
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OpenROAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

OpenROAD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 £225 -
OpenROAD
England