The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSTA over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenSTA
Rank - - 598
Contract jobs citing OpenSTA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7611 6919 5887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 13.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4647 3694
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 126 126
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £26.06 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSTA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

OpenSTA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSTA
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenSTA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenSTA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenSTA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK