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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 35 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.96% 2.48% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.87% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

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
254 244 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.15% 86.52% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 211 197
Median daily rate £500 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +315.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
1 19 (82.61%) Web Services
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
4 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
5 13 (56.52%) Publishing
6 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
6 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (47.83%) Node.js
8 10 (43.48%) Automation Testing
8 10 (43.48%) Ruby
8 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Python
9 9 (39.13%) Java
9 9 (39.13%) Spring
9 9 (39.13%) Maven
10 8 (34.78%) Lucene
10 8 (34.78%) Subversion
10 8 (34.78%) Jetty
10 8 (34.78%) C++
10 8 (34.78%) .NET
10 8 (34.78%) Apache
10 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
10 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (34.78%) Build Automation

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 8 (34.78%) Apache
1 8 (34.78%) Apache Solr
1 8 (34.78%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (34.78%) Jetty
1 8 (34.78%) nginx
1 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) GitHub
2 4 (17.39%) Heroku
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
2 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Maven
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Gradle
2 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 13 (56.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Developer
3 12 (52.17%) AWS Developer
3 12 (52.17%) HTML Developer
4 11 (47.83%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
6 7 (30.43%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 6 (26.09%) Magento Developer
7 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
7 6 (26.09%) PHP Magento Developer
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) Java Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (21.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) Web Services
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
4 11 (47.83%) Node.js
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) Lucene
7 8 (34.78%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 7 (30.43%) Sass
9 6 (26.09%) CSS3
10 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
10 4 (17.39%) Express
10 4 (17.39%) MEAN Stack
10 4 (17.39%) Meteor
10 4 (17.39%) React
10 4 (17.39%) REST
11 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Automation Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Build Automation
5 7 (30.43%) API Development
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (30.43%) Kanban
5 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
5 7 (30.43%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
10 1 (4.35%) BPMN
10 1 (4.35%) Content Enrichment
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Ruby
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (34.78%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) Scala
5 7 (30.43%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) EMC
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Isilon
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat