The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Worcestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +10.38%
Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.73% 19.18% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate £368 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Open Source
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping