The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows 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 X-Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank - 110 139
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.089% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
-37.72% -7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +30.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
843 603 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.93% 26.80% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 402 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.56 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in the South West