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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 36 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.72% 6.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 0
Median daily rate £400 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
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
293 295 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.07% 82.17% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 257 107
Median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (93.94%) AngularJS
3 30 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (69.70%) Scrum
4 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
5 22 (66.67%) HTML
5 22 (66.67%) Web Services
5 22 (66.67%) TDD
5 22 (66.67%) NoSQL
6 21 (63.64%) Publishing
7 20 (60.61%) JSON
7 20 (60.61%) Kanban
7 20 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (60.61%) CSS
7 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
8 19 (57.58%) Node.js
8 19 (57.58%) Sass
8 19 (57.58%) API Development
8 19 (57.58%) PHP
8 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
8 19 (57.58%) Pair Programming
8 19 (57.58%) Magento
8 19 (57.58%) Web Development
9 16 (48.48%) CSS3
10 14 (42.42%) MongoDB
10 14 (42.42%) Java
11 13 (39.39%) C++
11 13 (39.39%) Python
11 13 (39.39%) Linux
11 13 (39.39%) Maven

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) Jetty
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (42.42%) MongoDB
3 10 (30.30%) KDB
4 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Gradle
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
3 1 (3.03%) Spock
General
1 21 (63.64%) Publishing
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Developer
2 21 (63.64%) AWS Developer
2 21 (63.64%) HTML Developer
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (57.58%) HTML CSS Developer
3 19 (57.58%) Node.js Developer
4 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce Developer
4 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 18 (54.55%) Magento Developer
4 18 (54.55%) PHP Developer
4 18 (54.55%) PHP Magento Developer
5 13 (39.39%) Web Developer
6 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 12 (36.36%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (30.30%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) AngularJS
2 22 (66.67%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) Web Services
3 20 (60.61%) CSS
3 20 (60.61%) JSON
4 19 (57.58%) Node.js
4 19 (57.58%) Sass
5 16 (48.48%) CSS3
6 10 (30.30%) Esper
6 10 (30.30%) NumPy
6 10 (30.30%) Pandas
6 10 (30.30%) Pyramid
6 10 (30.30%) SciPy
7 4 (12.12%) RESTful
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
8 3 (9.09%) Lucene
9 1 (3.03%) J2EE
9 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
1 10 (30.30%) Hedge funds
1 10 (30.30%) Statistics
1 10 (30.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (69.70%) Scrum
4 22 (66.67%) TDD
5 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
5 20 (60.61%) Kanban
6 19 (57.58%) API Development
6 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
6 19 (57.58%) Pair Programming
6 19 (57.58%) Web Development
7 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 10 (30.30%) Data Acquisition
8 10 (30.30%) OO
8 10 (30.30%) Quantitative Trading
8 10 (30.30%) Refactoring
8 10 (30.30%) Time Series Analysis
8 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Build Automation
10 1 (3.03%) Code Coverage
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 19 (57.58%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) C++
4 13 (39.39%) Python
5 10 (30.30%) C
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle