The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX 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
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median 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
95 100 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.42% 29.85% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 85 27
Median daily rate £475 £420 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%