The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 14 17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.06% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.78% 71.28% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.15% +132.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire