The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 35 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.54% 3.42% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.21% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
Median daily rate £450 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
Open Source
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 523 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.34% 81.21% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 393 316
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £9.60 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -2 6 £500 +42.85%
Cardiff +6 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) REST
5 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (30.00%) Ansible
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (20.00%) BDD
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) SSL
8 6 (20.00%) FTP
8 6 (20.00%) HTTP
8 6 (20.00%) Apache
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) Kafka
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (16.67%) Fluentd
9 5 (16.67%) Terraform
9 5 (16.67%) DevOps
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Jetty
2 3 (10.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Route 53
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) FTP
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
1 6 (20.00%) SSL
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) HBase
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
1 10 (33.33%) REST
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) HTML5
2 6 (20.00%) Kafka
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (13.33%) J2EE
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) LAMP
5 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
5 3 (10.00%) Servlets
6 2 (6.67%) CSS
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Fluentd
2 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Terraform
3 3 (10.00%) Marathon
3 3 (10.00%) Mesos
3 3 (10.00%) Piwik
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) hybris
4 3 (10.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter