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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Beowulf over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Beowulf
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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
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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
675 614 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.79% 26.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 376 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 52
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%