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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.03% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +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
232 337 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.00% 83.42% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 242 83
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +76.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.90 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £26.10 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat