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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 33 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 32 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.08% 2.67% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 3.31% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 26
Median daily rate £500 £380 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £430 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
525 483 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.33% 80.63% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 387 302
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.40 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 +3 19 £450 +18.42%
Cardiff +16 7 £500 +16.27%
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) Java
3 20 (39.22%) Web Services
3 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
4 19 (37.25%) RESTful
4 19 (37.25%) BDD
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 17 (33.33%) REST
7 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (25.49%) Scala
9 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) Python
9 12 (23.53%) Ansible
10 11 (21.57%) DevOps
10 11 (21.57%) Linux
10 11 (21.57%) Scrum
10 11 (21.57%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
11 10 (19.61%) Kanban
11 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) Spring
12 9 (17.65%) High Availability
12 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 9 (17.65%) Microservices
13 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra

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 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) Liferay
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data
5 4 (7.84%) HBase
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Maven
4 4 (7.84%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) AWS Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Scala Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Scala Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) Web Services
2 19 (37.25%) RESTful
3 17 (33.33%) REST
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
5 9 (17.65%) Spring
6 6 (11.76%) CSS
6 6 (11.76%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) HTML5
7 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (7.84%) Swagger
9 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.88%) Kafka
9 3 (5.88%) Play Framework
10 2 (3.92%) Node.js
10 2 (3.92%) RAML
11 1 (1.96%) Django
11 1 (1.96%) jQuery
11 1 (1.96%) JSP
11 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.96%) Economics
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Statistics
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) BDD
2 19 (37.25%) TDD
3 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 11 (21.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) Kanban
7 9 (17.65%) High Availability
7 9 (17.65%) Microservices
8 8 (15.69%) SOA
9 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Dependency Management
9 6 (11.76%) OO
10 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Scala
3 12 (23.53%) Python
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.96%) CEH
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Cloudera
2 4 (7.84%) hybris
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.96%) HP