The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Optimost over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Optimost
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Optimost
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Business Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
64 72 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.93% 7.89% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 20
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £353 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%