The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSocial skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSocial over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSocial
Rank - 592 580
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.013% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate
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- £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
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
15794 15438 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 27.79% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10654 9905 9341
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 224 286
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

OpenSocial
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenSocial Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSocial
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenSocial Daily Rate Trend in the UK