The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services 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 Open Text over the 3 months to 2 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 92 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Open Text 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.064% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
732 686 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.34% 43.72% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 355 404
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 38
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £26.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Text across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Text
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Text across the West Yorkshire region.

Open Text Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Text
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) RedDot
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (50.00%) LiveLink
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Open Text also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) LiveLink
3 1 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) RedDot
2 2 (50.00%) EPiServer