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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 46 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.21% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
435 528 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.26% 81.61% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 337 161
Average daily rate £413 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +6 9 £425 +19.29% 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 32 (72.73%) E-Commerce
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (72.73%) Node.js
2 25 (56.82%) Publishing
3 20 (45.45%) PHP
4 18 (40.91%) Sass
5 16 (36.36%) Scrum
6 14 (31.82%) GitHub
6 14 (31.82%) Kanban
7 13 (29.55%) Magento
8 11 (25.00%) LESS
9 10 (22.73%) Web Development
10 9 (20.45%) Google
10 9 (20.45%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) CSS
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.91%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (15.91%) Marketing
12 7 (15.91%) SEO
12 7 (15.91%) Pay per click
13 6 (13.64%) Web Services
13 6 (13.64%) Pentaho
14 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (11.36%) Adobe
14 5 (11.36%) JSON

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 32 (72.73%) Node.js
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) GitHub
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Pentaho
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) HPCC
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (56.82%) Publishing
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Lead Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Node.js Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Web Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Technical Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Technical Leader
6 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 7 (15.91%) Consultant
7 7 (15.91%) Web Consultant
8 6 (13.64%) Analyst
9 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Consultant
9 5 (11.36%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
10 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (9.09%) Magento Developer
10 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
10 4 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) Sass
2 11 (25.00%) LESS
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 2 (4.55%) RequireJS
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) Django
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 14 (31.82%) Kanban
4 10 (22.73%) Web Development
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (15.91%) Pay per click
6 7 (15.91%) SEO
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Analytics
8 4 (9.09%) API Development
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.82%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) R
3 3 (6.82%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) GridGain
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat