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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 38 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 2.01% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 8.57% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£400 £438 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
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
55 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.50% 23.41% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 32
Average daily rate £325 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £23.88 £14.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.65% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £10.90 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.78 £18.10 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) FileNet
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (16.67%) FileNet
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) LiveCycle
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.56%) TestNG
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) REST
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) JSF
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) Memcached
7 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
8 1 (5.56%) Dojo
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) CentOS
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) StatsD
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (5.56%) Kofax
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) ILOG