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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
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
23 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 85.19% 76.00% 62.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 23
Median daily rate £375 £180 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £150 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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