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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 24 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 30 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.74% 4.68% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 5.64% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 28
Median daily rate £500 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% -6.00%
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 £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
434 567 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.98% 82.89% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 438 317
Median daily rate £400 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +8 12 £500 +42.85% 1
Cardiff +11 8 £500 +33.33% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 3 - -
Open Source
Wales

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 28 (68.29%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
4 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
5 13 (31.71%) REST
6 12 (29.27%) BDD
6 12 (29.27%) TDD
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.83%) Ansible
8 10 (24.39%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) SOA
9 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Scrum
10 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) Python
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) Scala
11 7 (17.07%) Microservices
12 6 (14.63%) DevOps
12 6 (14.63%) Puppet
12 6 (14.63%) Kafka
12 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
12 6 (14.63%) SOAP

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 (14.63%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Jetty
2 3 (7.32%) Mongrel
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Liferay
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
2 5 (12.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Route 53
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) FTP
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
1 6 (14.63%) SSL
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) HBase
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) AWS Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) NoSQL Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) REST
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) HTML
6 6 (14.63%) Kafka
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) JSON
7 5 (12.20%) Middleware
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
8 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.32%) CSS
9 3 (7.32%) LAMP
9 3 (7.32%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (7.32%) Play Framework
9 3 (7.32%) Servlets
10 2 (4.88%) RAML
10 2 (4.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Economics
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) BDD
2 12 (29.27%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.95%) SOA
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Microservices
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (12.20%) High Availability
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) CRM
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) Scala
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) R
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.20%) Xen
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Ansible
2 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 5 (12.20%) Fluentd
3 5 (12.20%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Marathon
4 3 (7.32%) Mesos
4 3 (7.32%) Piwik
5 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cloudera
2 5 (12.20%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
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