The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 22 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.77% 2.71% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 3.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £47.50
% change year-on-year +52.13% -34.26%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 469 614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.23% 79.49% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 343 407
Median daily rate £465 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.04% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Oxfordshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source 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 22 June 2017. 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 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 +3 19 £450 +20.00% 1
Kidlington - 1 £425 -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 14 (42.42%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
5 13 (39.39%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (36.36%) SaaS
6 12 (36.36%) Confluence
6 12 (36.36%) Test Management
7 11 (33.33%) Sass
7 11 (33.33%) Node.js
7 11 (33.33%) CSS3
7 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 11 (33.33%) Terraform
7 11 (33.33%) Publishing
7 11 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (33.33%) CSS
7 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 10 (30.30%) PHP
8 10 (30.30%) ISEB
8 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
8 10 (30.30%) Web Development

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 12 (36.36%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (36.36%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) Big Data
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 11 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Developer
3 10 (30.30%) AWS Developer
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Test Manager
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (21.21%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (21.21%) HTML Developer
6 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) CSS3
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) Node.js
2 11 (33.33%) Sass
3 10 (30.30%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) LESS
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Semantic Web
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Test Management
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 10 (30.30%) API Development
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
6 10 (30.30%) Kanban
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 10 (30.30%) Web Development
7 9 (27.27%) DevOps
7 9 (27.27%) Matrix Management
7 9 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) PHP
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Terraform
2 6 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (12.12%) Infor
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat