Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 35 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.78% 5.19% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.95% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 34
Oxford median daily rate £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +40.80%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £400
90th Percentile £525 £508 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 637 622 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.02% 87.24% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 470 452
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £322 £192 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Oxford

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Oxford

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Oxford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (51.43%) Terraform
5 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (42.86%) Kanban
6 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
6 15 (42.86%) Scrum
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) JIRA
8 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
8 13 (37.14%) Magento
8 13 (37.14%) Node.js
8 13 (37.14%) Sass
8 13 (37.14%) LESS
8 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
8 13 (37.14%) API Development
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (37.14%) PHP
8 13 (37.14%) HTML
8 13 (37.14%) CSS
8 13 (37.14%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) Pair Programming
8 13 (37.14%) JSON
9 12 (34.29%) Web Development
9 12 (34.29%) CSS3
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
11 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 10 (28.57%) DevOps
12 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (25.71%) Confluence
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) SaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (14.29%) PaaS
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (8.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Developer
1 12 (34.29%) AWS Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Node.js Developer
2 11 (31.43%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Angular Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Test Manager
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (11.43%) HTML Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) JSON
2 13 (37.14%) LESS
2 13 (37.14%) Node.js
2 13 (37.14%) Sass
3 12 (34.29%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) LAMP
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) Hystrix
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Debian
3 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (42.86%) Kanban
4 15 (42.86%) Scrum
5 13 (37.14%) API Development
5 13 (37.14%) Pair Programming
5 13 (37.14%) TDD
5 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Web Development
7 10 (28.57%) DevOps
7 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Test Management
8 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
9 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
10 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
1 13 (37.14%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
1 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Terraform
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
2 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 3 (8.57%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
4 3 (8.57%) SELinux
5 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.43%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) Infor
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) New Relic