The table below looks at the statistics for OpenX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenX over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenX
Rank - - 605
Contract jobs citing OpenX 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5062 4616 5459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.80% 8.88% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2441 2716
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 81
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

OpenX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenX
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenX Daily Rate Trend in the UK