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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.22 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -40.14%
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
73 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.66% 80.00% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 50
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £145 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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