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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.81% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.22 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% -43.66%
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
221 267 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.47% 79.23% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 219 252
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% +12.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) FTP
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
6 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Google
6 5 (41.67%) Xen
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) SSL
6 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Jetty
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
1 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
1 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) LAMP
3 3 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) EAI
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) SEO
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Fluentd
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Marathon
2 3 (25.00%) Mesos
2 3 (25.00%) Piwik
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Google
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter