The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 32 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.17% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +80.89%
Open Source
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Oxford region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 29 (80.56%) E-Commerce
1 29 (80.56%) Node.js
2 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (63.89%) Publishing
5 16 (44.44%) Sass
5 16 (44.44%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) PHP
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
7 13 (36.11%) GitHub
8 11 (30.56%) Magento
9 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 9 (25.00%) CSS
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) LESS
9 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 8 (22.22%) Web Development
11 7 (19.44%) Google
12 6 (16.67%) Web Services
13 5 (13.89%) Adobe
13 5 (13.89%) SEO
13 5 (13.89%) Marketing
13 5 (13.89%) Pay per click
13 5 (13.89%) JSON
13 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (13.89%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (13.89%) Pentaho
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.11%) API Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (80.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) GitHub
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.89%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) HPCC
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (63.89%) Publishing
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Node.js Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Web Developer
6 10 (27.78%) Technical Developer
6 10 (27.78%) Technical Leader
7 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Consultant
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 5 (13.89%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (13.89%) Web Consultant
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
9 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 4 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Magento Developer
9 4 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Sass
2 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) LESS
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) RequireJS
5 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) Django
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) CentOS
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) E-Commerce
2 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Scrum
4 14 (38.89%) Kanban
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) Pay per click
7 5 (13.89%) SEO
8 4 (11.11%) API Development
8 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (5.56%) R
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) GridGain
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Google
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat