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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
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 £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.13% 72.38% 89.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 36
Median daily rate £358 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £34.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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