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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
61 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 80.26% 71.30% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 41
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £32.50 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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