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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
18 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 58.06% 88.00% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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