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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenROAD
UK
Rank - - 619
Contract jobs citing OpenROAD 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7771 9161 9202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.37% 17.21% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5823 5458
Median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 226 330
Median hourly rate £18.59 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

OpenROAD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenROAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenROAD.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenROAD in the UK