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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenRasta
Rank - 598 576
Contract jobs citing OpenRasta 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.022% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) OpenID
1 5 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (100.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) OAuth
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic

OpenRasta
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 5 (100.00%) OpenID
2 4 (80.00%) OAuth
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore