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=== Writing the code the way I want ===
Weakly motivating 27 |## |
Motivating 78 |####### |
Strongly motivating 73 |####### |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 10 | |
Doesn't apply 8 | |
N/A 3 | |
=== Making the world a better place ===
Weakly motivating 25 |## |
Motivating 83 |######## |
Strongly motivating 80 |####### |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 8 | |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 2 | |
=== Moral satisfaction ===
Weakly motivating 26 |## |
Motivating 71 |####### |
Strongly motivating 76 |####### |
It discourages me 1 | |
Don't care 21 |## |
Doesn't apply 5 | |
N/A 1 | |
=== Improving the software I use ===
Weakly motivating 10 | |
Motivating 76 |####### |
Strongly motivating 110 |########## |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 2 | |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 0 | |
=== Learning ===
Weakly motivating 16 |# |
Motivating 73 |####### |
Strongly motivating 110 |########## |
It discourages me 1 | |
Don't care 0 | |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 0 | |
=== Creativity ===
Weakly motivating 26 |## |
Motivating 65 |###### |
Strongly motivating 102 |########## |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 3 | |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 2 | |
=== Socializing ===
Weakly motivating 85 |######## |
Motivating 60 |##### |
Strongly motivating 21 |## |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 30 |## |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 2 | |
=== Collaborating with other people ===
Weakly motivating 64 |###### |
Motivating 91 |######### |
Strongly motivating 21 |## |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 20 |# |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 2 | |
=== Getting feedback ===
Weakly motivating 55 |##### |
Motivating 94 |######### |
Strongly motivating 45 |#### |
It discourages me 0 | |
Don't care 5 | |
Doesn't apply 1 | |
N/A 1 | |
=== Getting praise ===
Weakly motivating 59 |##### |
Motivating 62 |###### |
Strongly motivating 46 |#### |
It discourages me 1 | |
Don't care 27 |## |
Doesn't apply 2 | |
N/A 4 | |
=== Building a career ===
Weakly motivating 42 |#### |
Motivating 65 |###### |
Strongly motivating 58 |##### |
It discourages me 1 | |
Don't care 28 |## |
Doesn't apply 6 | |
N/A 1 | |
=== Making money ===
Weakly motivating 56 |##### |
Motivating 40 |### |
Strongly motivating 30 |## |
It discourages me 3 | |
Don't care 54 |##### |
Doesn't apply 17 |# |
N/A 1 | |
=== Job requirement ===
Weakly motivating 45 |#### |
Motivating 33 |### |
Strongly motivating 19 |# |
It discourages me 2 | |
Don't care 42 |#### |
Doesn't apply 55 |##### |
N/A 5 | |
=== How often do you contribute to the open source, on average? (Coding, reporting bugs, writing blog posts all counts.) ===
Almost daily 29 |## |
Several times per week 32 |### |
Several times per month 48 |#### |
Several times per year 69 |###### |
Even less often 23 |## |
N/A 0 | |
=== Would you like to contribute more? ===
Yes 179 |################# |
No 19 |# |
I'd like to contribute less 3 | |
N/A 0 | |
=== Given the amount of free time you have now, would you contribute more if the environment was perfectly friendly, perfectly rewarding, and you knew that your actions make a great impact? ===
No 36 |### |
Probably 90 |######## |
Surely 73 |####### |
N/A 2 | |
=== How long have you been involved in the open source community? ===
Don't remember / Don't want to answer 10 | |
less than 1 year 2 | |
1-3 years 35 |### |
4-6 years 34 |### |
7-10 years 41 |#### |
more than 10 years 79 |####### |
N/A 0 | |
Comparing the reasons by how people answer the 'How long have you been involved in the open source community?' question
First group: [less than 1 year; 1-3 years; 4-6 years], total: 71
Second group: [more than 10 years], total: 79
Statistically significant differences (p < 0.1):
* Moral satisfaction (2.2113 vs 1.7595); confidence=0.9890
* Collaborating with other people (1.6338 vs 1.3165); confidence=0.9466
Comparing the reasons by how people answer the 'How often do you contribute to the open source, on average? (Coding, reporting bugs, writing blog posts all counts.)' question
First group: [Almost daily; Several times per week], total: 61
Second group: [Several times per year; Even less often], total: 92
Statistically significant differences (p < 0.1):
* Making the world a better place (2.2459 vs 1.9783); confidence=0.9245
* Learning (2.3115 vs 2.5543); confidence=0.9146
* Getting praise (1.8525 vs 1.4130); confidence=0.9922
* Building a career (1.9508 vs 1.5652); confidence=0.9642
Comparing the reasons by how people answer the 'Would you like to contribute more?' question
First group: [Yes], total: 179
Second group: [No; I'd like to contribute less], total: 22
Statistically significant differences (p < 0.1):
* Building a career (1.7598 vs 1.2727); confidence=0.9007
==== Correlations ====
Correlation(Writing the code the way I want, Creativity): 0.4088845
Correlation(Making the world a better place, Moral satisfaction): 0.4241183
Correlation(Learning, Creativity): 0.4357044
Correlation(Socializing, Collaborating with other people): 0.6243562
Correlation(Socializing, Getting feedback): 0.3192131
Correlation(Collaborating with other people, Getting feedback): 0.4364344
Correlation(Getting feedback, Getting praise): 0.4093172
Correlation(Getting praise, Building a career): 0.3937524
Correlation(Building a career, Making money): 0.4860077
Correlation(Building a career, Job requirement): 0.4246829
Correlation(Making money, Job requirement): 0.5664457
==== Dominations ====
Displaying the reason pairs where the number of responders for which the first reason is more important than the second
is at least 5 times more than the number of responders for which the second reason is more important
Legend: [number of resonders with a>b, with a=b, with a<b]
[139, 38, 24] Writing the code the way I want > Job requirement
[118, 61, 22] Making the world a better place > Socializing
[128, 48, 25] Making the world a better place > Making money
[145, 31, 25] Making the world a better place > Job requirement
[132, 46, 23] Moral satisfaction > Job requirement
[143, 41, 17] Improving the software I use > Socializing
[134, 52, 15] Improving the software I use > Collaborating with other people
[103, 79, 19] Improving the software I use > Getting feedback
[117, 62, 22] Improving the software I use > Getting praise
[142, 44, 15] Improving the software I use > Making money
[161, 27, 13] Improving the software I use > Job requirement
[145, 47, 9] Learning > Socializing
[133, 56, 12] Learning > Collaborating with other people
[100, 82, 19] Learning > Getting feedback
[147, 41, 13] Learning > Making money
[163, 31, 7] Learning > Job requirement
[135, 51, 15] Creativity > Socializing
[126, 57, 18] Creativity > Collaborating with other people
[140, 45, 16] Creativity > Making money
[158, 31, 12] Creativity > Job requirement
[141, 37, 23] Getting feedback > Job requirement
[93, 93, 15] Building a career > Making money
[113, 75, 13] Building a career > Job requirement
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