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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £438 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
284 386 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.78% 88.74% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 292 153
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 £183 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (33.33%) Terraform
6 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
6 3 (25.00%) Marathon
6 3 (25.00%) Mongrel
6 3 (25.00%) Rundeck
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) Google App Engine
6 3 (25.00%) Mesos
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) Jetty
2 3 (25.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) DSL
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) IPsec
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Akka
4 1 (8.33%) Django
4 1 (8.33%) Flask
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
7 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Marathon
3 3 (25.00%) Mesos
3 3 (25.00%) Rundeck
4 1 (8.33%) Fluentd
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) Kibana
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle