The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Beowulf in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Beowulf over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Beowulf
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Contract jobs citing Beowulf 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
613 506 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.11% 30.08% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 322 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%