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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
60 103 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 80.00% 84.43% 70.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 32
Median daily rate £400 £324 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £406 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.57% +239.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City