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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.10% 3.16% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 3.95% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
536 456 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.59% 80.14% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 332 454
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 12 £488 +21.87% 3
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 28 (75.68%) Web Services
2 28 (75.68%) AngularJS
3 25 (67.57%) Scrum
4 24 (64.86%) TDD
5 23 (62.16%) HTML
5 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (62.16%) NoSQL
6 21 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (56.76%) Publishing
7 19 (51.35%) Node.js
8 18 (48.65%) Automation Testing
8 18 (48.65%) MongoDB
8 18 (48.65%) CSS
9 16 (43.24%) Java
9 16 (43.24%) JSON
9 16 (43.24%) Kanban
10 15 (40.54%) Magento
10 15 (40.54%) Sass
10 15 (40.54%) API Development
10 15 (40.54%) Web Development
10 15 (40.54%) Maven
10 15 (40.54%) Pair Programming
10 15 (40.54%) PHP
10 15 (40.54%) Python
10 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
11 14 (37.84%) C++
11 14 (37.84%) Linux
12 13 (35.14%) CSS3

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (24.32%) Apache
1 9 (24.32%) Jetty
1 9 (24.32%) nginx
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.62%) Apache Solr
2 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 4 (10.81%) Heroku
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) NoSQL
2 18 (48.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) KDB
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Gradle
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Mockito
6 1 (2.70%) Spock
General
1 21 (56.76%) Publishing
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (54.05%) Agile Developer
3 20 (54.05%) AWS Developer
3 20 (54.05%) HTML Developer
4 19 (51.35%) Node.js Developer
5 15 (40.54%) HTML CSS Developer
6 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce Developer
6 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 13 (35.14%) Magento Developer
6 13 (35.14%) PHP Developer
6 13 (35.14%) PHP Magento Developer
7 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
7 9 (24.32%) Web Developer
8 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 7 (18.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
9 5 (13.51%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) AngularJS
1 28 (75.68%) Web Services
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) Node.js
4 18 (48.65%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) JSON
6 15 (40.54%) Sass
7 13 (35.14%) CSS3
8 10 (27.03%) RESTful
8 10 (27.03%) Spring
9 9 (24.32%) .NET
10 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 8 (21.62%) Lucene
11 5 (13.51%) Esper
11 5 (13.51%) NumPy
11 5 (13.51%) Pandas
11 5 (13.51%) Pyramid
11 5 (13.51%) SciPy
12 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
12 4 (10.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
1 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
1 5 (13.51%) Statistics
1 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
3 24 (64.86%) TDD
4 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (48.65%) Automation Testing
6 16 (43.24%) Kanban
7 15 (40.54%) API Development
7 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
7 15 (40.54%) Pair Programming
7 15 (40.54%) Web Development
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) Build Automation
10 5 (13.51%) Data Acquisition
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) Quantitative Trading
10 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
10 5 (13.51%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.81%) BDD
12 3 (8.11%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) PHP
3 15 (40.54%) Python
4 14 (37.84%) C++
5 11 (29.73%) Ruby
6 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
6 9 (24.32%) Scala
7 5 (13.51%) C
8 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
1 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) EMC
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Isilon