The 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 41 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.64% - 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% - 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
Open Source
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.08% 18.72% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 42
Average daily rate £315 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.88 £10.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.75% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £17.20 £15.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
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 29 January 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 9 (39.13%) REST
4 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
4 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Maven
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
8 4 (17.39%) JSON
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) FileNet
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Hudson
4 3 (13.04%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Spock
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) REST
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
6 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) Memcached
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) JSF
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.70%) iXBRL
8 2 (8.70%) Middleware
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) CentOS
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (17.39%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Document Management
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) DSDM
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) StatsD
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Graphite
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Kofax
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) ILOG
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
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