The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 57 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.61% - 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% - 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£325 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 88 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.05% 19.64% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 44 41
Average daily rate £350 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £13.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £281 - 10
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Social Media
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Drupal
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) MODX
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) GIS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) WCF
2 5 (38.46%) WPF
2 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Social Media
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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