The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenROAD 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
OpenROAD
Rank - 647 591
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.020% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £205 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £205 £338
% change year-on-year
- -39.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10569 10141 9250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.38% 18.37% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7039 6281 5748
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 363 313
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenROAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenROAD
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenROAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenROAD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD within the UK.

OpenROAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK