The table below looks at the statistics for OpenRasta skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenRasta over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenRasta
Rank 589 580 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenRasta 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.007% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

OpenRasta
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenRasta within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenRasta Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenRasta
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenRasta within the UK.

OpenRasta Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenRasta
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenRasta within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 11 £500 -
England -42 11 £500 -
City of London - - - -

OpenRasta
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenRasta also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenRasta.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
1 19 (100.00%) NUnit
1 19 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 19 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 19 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 19 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 19 (100.00%) Moq
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 19 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 19 (100.00%) Ninject
1 19 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (78.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (78.95%) REST
2 15 (78.95%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (78.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (78.95%) Sitecore
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Framework
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) CMS
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) C#

OpenRasta
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenRasta also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenRasta. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (78.95%) Sitecore CMS
1 15 (78.95%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) NUnit
1 19 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 19 (100.00%) Moq
1 19 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Lead Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Agile .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 19 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 19 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 19 (100.00%) Ninject
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (78.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (78.95%) REST
2 15 (78.95%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Framework
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
1 19 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
1 15 (78.95%) T-SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Sitecore
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft