The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.26% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% +23.33%
Open Source
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.42% 25.82% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 41
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £224 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.64% -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (28.00%) REST
6 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Puppet
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (16.00%) StatsD
9 4 (16.00%) Ansible
9 4 (16.00%) IaaS
9 4 (16.00%) Python

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) FileNet
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) LiveCycle
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) Hudson
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) Robotium
6 1 (4.00%) Calabash
6 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
6 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) SOAP
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) Memcached
5 4 (16.00%) Software Packaging
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) Middleware
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.00%) iXBRL
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) CentOS
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Document Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) RUP
9 2 (8.00%) DSDM
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) StatsD
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) Kofax
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) ILOG
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago