The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 45 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 1.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
Open Source
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 335 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.42% 83.54% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 248 100
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £512 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat