The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSTA over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenSTA
Rank - 609 -
Contract jobs citing OpenSTA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenSTA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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