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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 37 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.43% 7.89% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 9.78% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 3
Median daily rate £450 £440 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
308 276 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.57% 80.70% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 236 152
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (86.84%) AngularJS
3 30 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
5 27 (71.05%) Web Services
6 26 (68.42%) Scrum
7 25 (65.79%) TDD
7 25 (65.79%) HTML
7 25 (65.79%) NoSQL
8 23 (60.53%) Publishing
9 21 (55.26%) MongoDB
9 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (52.63%) CSS
10 20 (52.63%) Automation Testing
11 19 (50.00%) Node.js
11 19 (50.00%) Java
12 18 (47.37%) C++
12 18 (47.37%) Linux
12 18 (47.37%) Python
12 18 (47.37%) Kanban
12 18 (47.37%) Maven
12 18 (47.37%) JSON
13 17 (44.74%) Web Development
13 17 (44.74%) Magento
13 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
13 17 (44.74%) PHP
13 17 (44.74%) Pair Programming
13 17 (44.74%) API Development
13 17 (44.74%) Sass
14 16 (42.11%) CSS3

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 (21.05%) Apache
1 8 (21.05%) Apache Solr
1 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (21.05%) Jetty
1 8 (21.05%) nginx
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) Heroku
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) NoSQL
2 21 (55.26%) MongoDB
3 10 (26.32%) KDB
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Gradle
2 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) Spock
General
1 23 (60.53%) Publishing
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Developer
3 22 (57.89%) AWS Developer
3 22 (57.89%) HTML Developer
4 19 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
5 17 (44.74%) HTML CSS Developer
6 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce Developer
6 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 16 (42.11%) Magento Developer
6 16 (42.11%) PHP Developer
6 16 (42.11%) PHP Magento Developer
7 11 (28.95%) Web Developer
8 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 10 (26.32%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (26.32%) Quantitative Developer
9 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
10 5 (13.16%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) AngularJS
2 27 (71.05%) Web Services
3 25 (65.79%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) CSS
5 19 (50.00%) Node.js
6 18 (47.37%) JSON
7 17 (44.74%) Sass
8 16 (42.11%) CSS3
9 10 (26.32%) Esper
9 10 (26.32%) NumPy
9 10 (26.32%) Pandas
9 10 (26.32%) Pyramid
9 10 (26.32%) SciPy
10 9 (23.68%) RESTful
10 9 (23.68%) Spring
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) HTML5
11 8 (21.05%) Lucene
12 2 (5.26%) Express
12 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Algorithms
1 10 (26.32%) Hedge funds
1 10 (26.32%) Statistics
1 10 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (68.42%) Scrum
4 25 (65.79%) TDD
5 20 (52.63%) Automation Testing
6 18 (47.37%) Kanban
7 17 (44.74%) API Development
7 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
7 17 (44.74%) Pair Programming
7 17 (44.74%) Web Development
8 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (26.32%) OO
9 10 (26.32%) Quantitative Trading
9 10 (26.32%) Refactoring
9 10 (26.32%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Build Automation
11 3 (7.89%) Code Coverage
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) C++
3 18 (47.37%) Python
4 17 (44.74%) PHP
5 10 (26.32%) C
6 9 (23.68%) Ruby
7 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (21.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
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