The first table below looks at the demand for OpenROAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank - 104 143
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.64% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.83% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate - £320 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
680 392 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.44% 16.67% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
OpenROAD
England

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenROAD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenROAD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OpenROAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD across the South West region.

OpenROAD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OpenROAD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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