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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 42 33
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.89% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
362 224 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.02% 71.57% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 170 132
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (58.33%) JSF
5 7 (58.33%) Maven
5 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Hudson
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (50.00%) Spock
6 6 (50.00%) Geb
6 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 6 (50.00%) JIRA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Hudson
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) Geb
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Spock
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) JSF
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) J2SE
4 1 (8.33%) JavaFX
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) DSDM
4 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (50.00%) Release Management
4 6 (50.00%) RUP
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Twitter