The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
Open Source
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 68.57% 71.17% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough