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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 30 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.26% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 1.08% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
208 277 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 75.36% 82.69% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 226 102
Median daily rate £425 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 May 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
4 10 (52.63%) Publishing
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Kanban
4 10 (52.63%) Magento
4 10 (52.63%) Web Development
4 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 10 (52.63%) Node.js
4 10 (52.63%) Sass
4 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
4 10 (52.63%) API Development
5 9 (47.37%) Algorithms
6 7 (36.84%) Statistics
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Data Acquisition

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 10 (52.63%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) KDB
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) HPCC
3 3 (15.79%) Pentaho
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
General
1 10 (52.63%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Developer
2 10 (52.63%) AWS Developer
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce Developer
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce Web Developer
2 10 (52.63%) HTML CSS Developer
2 10 (52.63%) HTML Developer
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Magento Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Node.js Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Magento Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Web Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 10 (52.63%) Sass
4 5 (26.32%) Esper
4 5 (26.32%) NumPy
4 5 (26.32%) Pandas
4 5 (26.32%) Pyramid
4 5 (26.32%) SciPy
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (5.26%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Algorithms
2 7 (36.84%) Statistics
3 5 (26.32%) Hedge funds
3 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) API Development
3 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
3 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 10 (52.63%) Kanban
3 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Web Development
4 6 (31.58%) Data Acquisition
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Trading
5 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Time Series Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C
4 3 (15.79%) R
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) GridGain
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
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