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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenROAD
UK
Rank - - 592
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £388
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
7718 8599 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.91% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4933 5441 5455
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 242 311
Median hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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

OpenROAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenROAD.

1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) CRM
3 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) Ingres
5 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) JSON
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (33.33%) Tuxedo
7 4 (26.67%) Data Management
8 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) QA

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Ingres
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Sahi
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) OpenROAD Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) CRM
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) SFIA
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle