The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 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
Open Source
Rank 47 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.42% 0.91% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.14% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Average daily rate £425 £438 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +108.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 613 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.84% 79.82% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 406 235
Average daily rate £410 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 10 £425 +13.33% 4
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) PHP
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
4 14 (53.85%) Node.js
5 13 (50.00%) Sass
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) Web Development
6 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 12 (46.15%) Magento
6 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) Publishing
8 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (34.62%) API Development
9 9 (34.62%) Kanban
9 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
9 9 (34.62%) JSON
9 9 (34.62%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
11 6 (23.08%) Linux
12 5 (19.23%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) Python
12 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
12 5 (19.23%) Analytics
12 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) HPCC
2 4 (15.38%) Pentaho
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) KDB
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 11 (42.31%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Web Developer
4 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 10 (38.46%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (38.46%) HTML Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Magento Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (38.46%) PHP Developer
5 10 (38.46%) PHP Magento Developer
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Developer
6 9 (34.62%) AWS Developer
6 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 9 (34.62%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Data Scientist
8 2 (7.69%) Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) Sass
2 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) LESS
5 2 (7.69%) Esper
5 2 (7.69%) NumPy
5 2 (7.69%) Pandas
5 2 (7.69%) Pyramid
5 2 (7.69%) React
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) SciPy
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.85%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
3 12 (46.15%) Web Development
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) API Development
5 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Anomaly Detection
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 4 (15.38%) MapReduce
8 3 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
9 2 (7.69%) Open Source Development
9 2 (7.69%) Quantitative Trading
9 2 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) PHP
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) R
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) GridGain
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
1 2 (7.69%) Google
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle