The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cardiff region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.31% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 23.72% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 20
Average daily rate £375 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.38 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Open Source
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Puppet
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) StatsD
4 3 (23.08%) Ansible
4 3 (23.08%) IaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (23.08%) Akka
4 3 (23.08%) Play Framework
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Memcached
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
4 3 (23.08%) Zend

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Calabash
3 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Robotium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Memcached
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) Akka
2 3 (23.08%) Play Framework
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) StatsD
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
1 3 (23.08%) Zend