The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Beowulf in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Beowulf over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Beowulf
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Beowulf 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Beowulf
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
880 863 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.46% 29.18% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 573 409
Median daily rate £420 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 26
Median hourly rate £13.81 £15.39 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.26% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%