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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 34 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.20% 1.16% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.46% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Median daily rate £500 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £430 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
256 343 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.50% 79.77% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 288 213
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) HBase
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
5 3 (27.27%) Kafka
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) HBase
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Scala Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Akka
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) Flask
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cloudera