Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenROAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenROAD over the 6 months to 23 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.

OpenROAD
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 874 891
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.076% 0.087% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
UK median daily rate £350 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.31% +23.93% -3.45%
10th Percentile £328 £330 £325
90th Percentile £373 £499 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £423 £350
% change year-on-year -17.16% +20.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenROAD is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

OpenROAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenROAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenROAD in the UK

OpenROAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenROAD in the UK

OpenROAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenROAD in the UK

OpenROAD
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +33 13 £350 -17.16%
Wales - 13 £350 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenROAD.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Ingres
1 13 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) C
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Ingres ABF
3 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
3 11 (84.62%) Coaching
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management

OpenROAD
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Ingres
1 13 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Ingres Developer
2 4 (30.77%) OpenROAD Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Ingres ABF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Coaching
2 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) Ingres ABF
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared