The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 - 270 -
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.011% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
649 631 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.97% 6.68% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 386 421
Median daily rate £450 £425 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -65.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

Optimost
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Optimost as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Optimost Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Optimost
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Optimost across the South East region.

Optimost Daily Rate Trend in the South East