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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
75 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 83.33% 78.79% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 17
Median daily rate £550 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £244 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £155.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +856.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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

Open Source
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Retail

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java