The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 20 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 63.08% 54.05% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 41
Average daily rate £425 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City