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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.36% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
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
85 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.10% 23.69% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 26
Average daily rate £325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) StatsD
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Memcached
5 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Scala

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Calabash
3 1 (6.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Robotium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (26.67%) Memcached
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) iXBRL
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Akka
4 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) CentOS
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) StatsD
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
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