Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 900
Contract jobs citing Optimost 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8150 8759 9244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.90% 8.31% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 5226 5144
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 137
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.55 £99.00 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +13.55% -12.70%

Optimost
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Optimost in the UK

Optimost
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Optimost in the UK