The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 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 Wolverhampton - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
Open Source
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.92% 79.07% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 28
Median daily rate £356 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £374 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton