The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £414 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +37.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
POSIX
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 100 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.79% 26.04% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 32
Average daily rate £425 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%