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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 51 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 0.75% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.91% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £400 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £373 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
262 219 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.64% 82.33% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 171 219
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
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 4 May 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter