Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Optimost skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Optimost over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenText Optimost
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 861
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
England median daily rate - - £500
UK median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Optimost is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7571 8111 8426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.98% 8.34% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4571 4942 4874
England median daily rate £475 £445 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 117
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +3.62%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £11.70
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.47
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +3.57%

Optimost
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Optimost as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Optimost in England

Optimost
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Optimost in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Optimost in England