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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 35 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.42% 4.36% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 5.24% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £488 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
297 248 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 84.62% 83.22% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 199 268
Median daily rate £450 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
3 26 (76.47%) Web Services
3 26 (76.47%) AngularJS
4 23 (67.65%) Scrum
5 22 (64.71%) TDD
5 22 (64.71%) HTML
5 22 (64.71%) NoSQL
6 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (61.76%) Publishing
7 20 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (52.94%) Node.js
9 17 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
9 17 (50.00%) CSS
10 15 (44.12%) JSON
10 15 (44.12%) Kanban
11 14 (41.18%) Magento
11 14 (41.18%) Sass
11 14 (41.18%) API Development
11 14 (41.18%) Web Development
11 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
11 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
11 14 (41.18%) Java
11 14 (41.18%) PHP
12 13 (38.24%) Linux
12 13 (38.24%) Python
12 13 (38.24%) Maven
12 13 (38.24%) CSS3
13 12 (35.29%) C++

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 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) Apache Solr
1 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (23.53%) Jetty
1 8 (23.53%) nginx
1 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 4 (11.76%) Heroku
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) NoSQL
2 17 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) KDB
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Maven
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Gradle
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Spock
General
1 21 (61.76%) Publishing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (55.88%) Agile Developer
3 19 (55.88%) AWS Developer
3 19 (55.88%) HTML Developer
4 18 (52.94%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (41.18%) HTML CSS Developer
6 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce Developer
6 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 13 (38.24%) Magento Developer
6 13 (38.24%) PHP Developer
6 13 (38.24%) PHP Magento Developer
7 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
8 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
9 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 7 (20.59%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (14.71%) Java Engineer
10 5 (14.71%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) AngularJS
1 26 (76.47%) Web Services
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) Node.js
4 17 (50.00%) CSS
5 15 (44.12%) JSON
6 14 (41.18%) Sass
7 13 (38.24%) CSS3
8 10 (29.41%) Spring
9 9 (26.47%) RESTful
10 8 (23.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) HTML5
10 8 (23.53%) Lucene
11 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
11 4 (11.76%) Esper
11 4 (11.76%) Express
11 4 (11.76%) NumPy
11 4 (11.76%) Pyramid
11 4 (11.76%) REST
11 4 (11.76%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
1 4 (11.76%) Statistics
1 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Scrum
3 22 (64.71%) TDD
4 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 15 (44.12%) Kanban
7 14 (41.18%) API Development
7 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
7 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
7 14 (41.18%) Web Development
8 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Build Automation
10 4 (11.76%) BDD
10 4 (11.76%) Data Acquisition
10 4 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (11.76%) Quantitative Trading
10 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
10 4 (11.76%) Time Series Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) PHP
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) C++
5 10 (29.41%) Ruby
6 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 8 (23.53%) Scala
7 4 (11.76%) C
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Isilon